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Course summary

This MSc in Environment and Energy covers a blend of scientific, technical, managerial and entrepreneurial topics such as the policies and regulations that impact on environmental management. Our aim is to prepare you for a career in the emerging energy and environmental sectors. You’ll focus on bioenergy production, utilisation and management, and general environmental management. You’ll improve your research skills and techniques by completing a dissertation on a topic you want to explore further, supported by our academic staff. Designed and delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of leading academics, the course is supported by input from real-world industrial practitioners. We have many years’ experience in environmental postgraduate education and a high research rating in Environmental Science in Scotland. This MSc broadens your understanding of the business skills needed to help you protect the environment as part of your job. You will graduate able to manage successful energy and environmental career challenges from the very start of your career. The programme can be studied full time for one year or over two years part-time.


EEM500 Environmental Management; EEM507 Renewable Energy; BMT530 Project Management; EEM408 Waste and Wastewater Management; EEM508 BIM and Asset Management; GRS501 Research Methods; EEM517 MSc Dissertation.

Assessment method

The taught course will be assessed using a combination of written coursework, presentations, examinations and portfolios, and a written dissertation. Formal examinations, class tests and reports will also feature where relevant. You’ll be exposed to a variety of teaching, learning and assessment practices throughout the programme. This includes lectures, seminars, written/oral presentations and project work. Field trips and industrial visits are used to develop student appreciation of the practical application of research methods and data analysis.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a lower second class (2:2) honours degree or equivalent qualifications in Engineering, Science and Social Sciences. Applicants with non-standard qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, determined by prior study, work experience, professional qualifications, and references.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £7500 Whole course
England £10000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10000 Whole course
Wales £10000 Whole course
EU £15000 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

International/EU fees are £17,000 for the following courses:- MSc Ethical Hacking MProf Games Development MSc Computer Games Technology
Environment and Energy at Abertay University - UCAS