Water and Environmental Management at Abertay University - UCAS

Abertay University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Water and Environmental Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Our MSc in Water and Environmental Management gives you the technical skills to manage pollution, alongside a detailed understanding of the urban aquatic environment. Emphasis is on the practical application of water and environmental management within industry. We aim to prepare you for a management career in the water and environmental sectors. When you graduate, you’ll be equipped to embrace the challenges around water problems caused by expanding urban areas worldwide. You’ll deepen 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. You’ll graduate with all the professional skills you need to develop and manage successful water and environmental projects from the very start. The programme can be studied full time for one year or over two years part-time.


EEM500 Environmental Management; EEM504 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering; EEM507 Renewable Energy; BMT530 Project Management; GRS501 Research Methods; EEM408 Waste and Wastewater Management; 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 your MSc 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 or Science. 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

Republic of Ireland £10200 Whole course
Scotland £7700 Whole course
England £10200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10200 Whole course
Wales £10200 Whole course
EU £15000 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Water and Environmental Management at Abertay University - UCAS