MSc(Eng)
2021 start

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

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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Accreditation

Accredited by the Energy Institute and the Institution of Chemical Engineers

Modules

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

The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption. We are no longer offering unrestricted module choice. If your course included unrestricted modules, your department will provide a list of modules from their own and other subject areas that you can choose from.

Teaching

We use lectures, tutorials and project work. All your tutors are actively involved in research and consultancy in their field.

Assessment

Assessment is by formal examinations, continuous assessment and a research project.

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in science, technology and engineering.

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

International pathway programmes

If you're an international student and don’t meet our entry requirements, we offer a Pre-Masters in Science and Engineering programme through the University of Sheffield International College. The programme develops your knowledge of your chosen subject, introduces you to vital study skills and provides additional support to reach the English language level for the course, should you need it.

Once you complete your Pre-Masters in Science and Engineering and achieve the required grades, you can enter your chosen postgraduate degree at the University of Sheffield.

We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the department.

Apply

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

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Contact

cbe-msc@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 7500

Any supervisors and research areas listed are indicative and may change before the start of the course.

Recognition of professional qualifications: from 1 January 2021, in order to have any UK professional qualifications recognised for work in an EU country across a number of regulated and other professions you need to apply to the host country for recognition. Read information from the UK government and the EU Regulated Professions Database.

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