University of Aberdeen: Environmental Pollution and Remediation

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Biological Sciences View department profile
Web https://www.abdn.ac.uk/sbs
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

This degree will give you the skills to diagnose and mitigate environmental pollution issues. You will gain skills in developing risk assessments, undertaking chemical analysis and applied remediation technology. This MSc is ideally suited for students looking to gain a greater understanding of environmental science, specifically issues related to pollution and remediation. This issues will be explored at both a UK level and an international level.

Within the programme students will cover courses in environmental pollution, remediation technology, hydrocarbon risk assessment and remediation, environmental analysis, and environmental impact assessments. During these courses they will develop key skills in environmental policy, legislation, risk assessment models and chemical analysis. Students will gain a wide appreciation for the impact that different pollutants have in the environment, how these pollutants would be quantified, and strategies for there remediation. This programme will suit students looking for careers in environmental consultancy, environmental engineering, the energy sector and regulators. The programme is also suited for students looking to undertake a higher degree in environmental science.

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MSc

University of Aberdeen
School of Biological Sciences



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