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Environmental and Energy Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

This course blends theory and practice to equip you with the skills you need to work in the environment and energy sectors. You’ll be taught by experts and can tailor the course to suit your needs.
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Course description

Accredited by the Energy Institute and the Institution of Chemical Engineers

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.

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Core modules

  • Introduction to Fuel and Energy
  • Applied Energy Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Energy Systems and Management
  • Systems for Sustainability
  • Research Project

Optional modules

Examples include:

  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Low Carbon Energy Science and Technology
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • Bioresources and Bioprocessing


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, continuous assessment and a research project.


1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in science, technology and engineering.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.


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.