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Cranfield University: Environmental Engineering

Institution Cranfield University View institution profile
Department Environment and Agrifood
Telephone 01234 758540
Study type Taught


Develop your Career as an Environmental Engineer

Suitable for engineering, science and geography graduates, the Environmental Engineering MSc will help you develop your career as an environmental engineer. Accredited by CIWEM, CIWM, and IAgrE, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to solve a wide range of environmental engineering challenges, including municipal and toxic waste management and disposal, process emissions, contaminated land and water, waste disposal, and energy and resource recovery. Cranfield offers a unique, postgraduate-only environment, learn from a teaching team with extensive experience of solving real-world environmental challenges.

This course also has PgDip and PgCert options.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for science, engineering, and geography graduates who are passionate about the protection and improvement of environmental quality alongside enhancing the quality of human life. We also welcome graduates currently in employment who are keen to gain further qualifications or to pursue a career change, or an individual with other qualifications and considerable relevant experience. You will learn principles of environmental improvements, including the protection of environmental quality at both local, landscape and global scales.

Why this course?

This course equips you with the knowledge and skills to solve a wide range of environmental engineering challenges. The course covers municipal and hazardous waste management, process emissions, contaminated land, water, wastewater and waste disposal. The programme also addresses energy and resource recovery from waste materials.

  • Study a course with accreditation by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE).

  • Benefit from Cranfield’s applied focus by working on real problems faced in industry during your studies.

  • Participate in individual and group projects focused on your personal interests and career aspirations.

  • Learn from lecturers with extensive, current experience of working with industry on solving real-world environmental challenges.

  • Technical modules incorporate a range of industry relevant topics, including Pollution and Prevention and Remediation Technologies and land Engineering Principles.

  • Management modules cover essential topics such as Waste Management in a Circular Economy and Environmental Risks: Hazard, Assessment and Management.


Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Cranfield University


Cranfield is a specialist postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management.

We have many world-class, large-scale facilities, including our own global research airport, which offers a unique environment for transformational education and research, living laboratory for testing transformative technologies and new approaches to deliver enhanced social, economic and environmental outcomes. 

Cranfield teaches over 5,000 postgraduate students each year and employs around 1,500 academic and support staff.  Our staff-to-student ratio is one of the best for any university in the UK.

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