MSc(Eng)/Diploma Environmental and Energy Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Our courses are taught by experts and supported by links with industry. We blend theory and practice to give you the qualification you need.

What I like most about my course is that it’s totally applied to industry: it’s very practical and the lecturers have a lot of industry experience. I love that with my work I can avoid big accidents occurring and save lives and the environment.

Sandra Catalina Prieto Marin, Postgraduate student IN Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

About the course

September 2016 start

Course description

Accredited by the Energy Institute and the Institution of Chemical Engineers

Whether you're already working in the field or just starting out, you can tailor this course to suit your needs, by blending core and optional modules.

This practical Masters degree has been developed with the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Energy Institute to equip you with the skills and expertise needed for work in sectors including industry, education, public administration and commerce.

For recent graduates, our blend of advanced theory and practical experience is the perfect introduction to the sector. And if you're a seasoned pro, we can give you the training you need to advance your career or branch out in a new direction.

All our tutors are actively involved in research and consultancy in their field.

Through lectures, tutorials and project work, they'll teach you the principles and techniques of advanced energy and environmental engineering. You will also learn project management and research skills, how to present your findings and how to write technical reports.

You're assessed by assignments, exams and a research or design project dissertation.

Chemical and Biological Engineering student

Course content

Diploma: five core modules and three optional modules.

MSc(Eng): five core modules, major research or design project, and three optional modules.

Core modules

  • Introduction to Fuel and Energy
  • Applied Energy Engineering
  • Environment: Gaseous Emissions
  • Environment: Particulate Emissions
  • Environment: Liquid Effluents
  • Research Project

Optional modules

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fires and Explosion Dynamics
  • Energy from Biomass and Waste
  • Low Carbon Energy and Technology (Renewables)
  • Environmental Impacts and Protection
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • Oil and Gas Origins and Usage

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Project work

All your tutors are actively involved in research and consultancy in their field.

Assessment

  • Formal exams
  • Research or design project dissertation
  • Continuous assessment of some modules

Course duration

  • MSc(Eng): 1 year full-time
  • Diploma: 9 months full-time
September 2017 start

Course description

Accredited by the Energy Institute and the Institution of Chemical Engineers

Tailor the course to suit you by blending core and optional modules. This practical degree has been developed with the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Energy Institute to equip you with the skills and expertise needed for work in sectors including industry, education, public administration and commerce.

Chemical and Biological Engineering student

Course content

Diploma: five core and three optional modules

MSc(Eng): five core modules, major research or design project, and three optional modules

Core modules

  • Introduction to Fuel and Energy
  • Applied Energy Engineering; Environment
  • Gaseous Emissions
  • Environment
  • Particulate Emissions
  • Environment
  • Liquid Effluents
  • Research Project.

Examples of optional modules

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fires and Explosion Dynamics
  • Energy from Biomass and Waste
  • Low Carbon Energy and Technology (Renewables)
  • Environmental Impacts and Protection
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • Oil and Gas Origins and Usage

Teaching and assessment

We use lectures, tutorials and project work. All your tutors are actively involved in research and consultancy in their field. Assessment is by formal examinations and a research or design project dissertation. Continuous assessment of some modules.

Course duration

  • MSc(Eng): 1 year full-time
  • Diploma: 9 months full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in science, technology and engineering.

English language requriements

IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.

Entry requirements for international students

Apply now

Apply now

You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

Postgraduate Online Application Form

Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

Dr Mark Odgen
T: +44 (0)114 222 7504
E: m.d.ogden@sheffield.ac.uk

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.