MSc Pollution & Environmental Control / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Master of Science
- 12 months [Full-Time]
- Entry requirements
Applications are welcome from students with an upper second class bachelor's degree or equivalent in a natural science, environmental science, environmental engineering, water science engineering or other related scientific or technological discipline from a recognised university.
When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
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Study at the longest running established environment and pollution related MSc in the UK.
Gain a strong grounding in the quantitative and qualitative skills required to address environmental questions, combined with invaluable experience in the field.
Alongside taught instruction, apply your skills and knowledge with an extended research project.
Our department was ranked Sixth in the UK for the quality of our research and in the top 8 for research power. (REF 2021)
The University holds postgraduate taught open days regularly where you have the opportunity to find out more about our courses, the support we offer and see our facilities. Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
For details of the next University postgraduate open day, see our information on open days and visits .
Watch talks from our most recent postgraduate taught open day on demand , including the Earth and Environmental Sciences subject session for MSc Pollution and Environmental Control .
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £14,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £26,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year.
The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in postgraduate study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our Manchester Masters Bursaries are aimed at widening access to masters courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.
- Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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