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MSc Environmental and Engineering Geology

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    MSc 1 year full-time, part-time route available

Course Description

This programme combines environmental and engineering geology to provide an outstanding foundation for a career in industry and consultancy. By combining the principles of geology, geotechnical and environmental sciences with an appreciation of new technologies you will develop interdisciplinary approaches to site investigation, soil and rock characterisation and the assessment of environmental contamination.

Key features

  • A unique programme combining environmental and engineering geology with an interdisciplinary approach to allow the communication and the collaboration between civil and geotechnical engineers, environmental experts, professional geologists, stakeholders to develop and promote sustainable projects and management of risks.
  • An employability focused programme with training in laboratory and site investigations.
  • The proximity - with an outstanding geology and several important sites where geohazards, contaminated land and engineering geology issues can be investigated directly in the field.
  • A wide spectrum and expertise in environmental and geoscience subjects and MSc’s taught in Plymouth and in sustainable geoscience and communication at the Sustainable Earth Institute.
  • State of the art laboratories in chemistry, Earth science and physical geography as well as a geotechnical laboratory.
  • A diverse and respectful place in which to work and study is fundamental to everything we do

Entry Requirements

  • An honours degree (normally at lower second class or better) in a relevant discipline (e.g. BSc Geography, Environmental Science, Geological Sciences, Geotechnical or Civil Engineering) OR overseas equivalent. If you apply with a recent lower second-class degree along with relevant industry experience, this will also be considered. If you apply without recent formal qualifications, but with relevant industry experience you will also be considered.
  • A minimum grade C in English Language at GCSE level OR a minimum overall score of 6.5 in IELTS with no less than 5.5 in any component.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. 

Fees

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Programme Funding

From scholarships and loans, to grants from charitable trusts, you can fund your postgraduate study at Plymouth in a number of ways.

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