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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.
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Course description

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.Tailor the course to suit you by blending core and optional modules.

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Accredited by the Energy Institute and the Institution of Chemical Engineers


Core modules

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

Optional modules

Choose from a range of optional modules. These might include:

  • Energy from Biomass and Waste
  • Low Carbon Energy and Technology
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • Oil and Gas Origins and Utilisation


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.


1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in science, technology and engineering.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students


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

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+44 114 222 7500

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