Water, Waste and Environmental EngineeringUniversity of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)
Location: University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/01/09
Intl fees: £13500
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This degree is designed for students who wish to practice across a broad range of environmental engineering and apply new sustainable risk management strategies for complex environmental problems. Water, waste and environmental engineering has been traditionally referred to as public health engineering in the United Kingdom. In this course, the technical aspects of both natural and engineering environmental systems will be covered. There will be broad interdisciplinary subjects synthesizing knowledge from a wide spectrum of science and engineering, expanding the content of public health engineering, which in the UK has traditionally been responsible for developing the infrastructure for managing water and waste. Students will develop engineering skills and be able to design, develop and apply concepts for water and waste as a resource based on environmental sensitivity and be competent in planning, modelling, design, construction, operations, maintenance and control of both engineered and natural water and earth resources.
A recognised bachelor's degree 2.2 or above in engineering (civil, chemical, mechanical, environmental, industrial and agricultural) and/or natural and physical sciences or an equivalent qualification. Students without a first degree, but with professional and vocational experience (e.g. incorporated engineer, chartered scientist or chartered environmentalist status) may be considered if they demonstrate the potential to succeed on the programme. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich, Energy and environmental engineering .
About this university
There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.