University of Bath: Environmental Engineering

InstitutionUniversity of Bath View institution profile
Department Chemical Engineering View department profile
Telephone 01225 383206
Study type Taught


Study an environmental engineering master’s that gives you the technical, professional, digital and transferable skills needed in industry.

If you have a first degree in engineering or natural sciences and want to specialise in environmental and sustainable processes, our new MSc is a good choice for you.

Our course teaches you the core environmental engineering principles and supplements this with the digital expertise needed in industry. You’ll learn how to use professional environmental management analysis and modelling IT packages for compliance, data processing and visualisation. On top of this, our degree develops your skills in interdisciplinary teamwork, effective communication, networking and time and resource management.

Taking a whole-systems approach, you’ll analyse and evaluate environmental and industrial processes to protect air, water, land and life. Our course uses problem-based learning methodologies to enable you to solve environmental problems while considering economic and legislative factors. You’ll develop the techniques to analyse the technical, economic, environmental and social impact of human activities, industrial activities, resource efficiency and pollution, processes and product alternatives.

Learn from experts in the field You’ll learn from academics with expertise in environmental aspects of chemical engineering. Based in our Department of Chemical Engineering, you’ll benefit from our national and international industrial links and research collaborations, making sure you study relevant and realistic scenarios and case studies.

Use specialise facilities Personal tutors and project supervisors in the Department support your academic progress and general welfare throughout the degree. You’ll have access to our teaching and computing facilities. Depending on your individual project topic, you could use our laboratory facilities that range from bench scale to pilot scale.

Start your future here We aim to develop your skills so that when you graduate you have a wide choice of career opportunities ahead of you. Our course’s multidisciplinary approach helps prepare you to work as an environmental engineer in the public and private sectors. You could work in consultancy firms, environmental management and manufacturing, or sustainable product distribution. Or you could play a critical role in stakeholder policy negotiations between economists, lawyers, engineers and environmentalists.

Some of our graduates choose to further their studies on one of our PhD programmes or with other leading institutions.


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Faculty of Engineering & Design


The Faculty of Engineering & Design offers a range of postgraduate taught and research degrees across our four Departments:

Our master’s, MPhil and PhD courses are united by a common interest in design, an area of strategic importance to all industrial sectors. All our postgraduate courses benefit from the work of academics with specialist expertise.

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