Imperial College London

Course Introduction

This course provides training in all aspects of the supply of clean water, the control of pollution and the protection of public health, waste water treatment, air pollution control and solid waste management. The problems of both industrialised and less developed countries are addressed in detail. A close collaboration exists with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Water Research Centre. The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management meets regularly at the College, and students are encouraged to attend these meetings. All of our MSc courses are career-orientated and cover both theoretical background and practical design considerations. Lectures are given mainly by full-time staff but important contributions are made by visiting professors and guest lecturers who are eminent industrialists. This degree is professionally accredited by the following organisations: Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Institute of Highway Engineers and The Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation. Assessment methods involve the following: Group coursework assignments; Group projects and presentations; Individual coursework assignments; Laboratory practicals; Research dissertation and poster and Written examinations.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,250 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £31,250 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £6,625 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £6,625 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £15,625 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a minimum requirement of 2.1 degree in civil engineering, natural sciences, earth sciences or a numerate discipline. A suitable grounding in mathematics is required, for example: A-level Mathematics grade A or B. Relevant industrial/professional experience may also be considered.
  • International entry requirements: Students must achieve the College requirement in the appropriate English language qualification: Standard IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in all elements); Higher 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 in all elements).