School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
This programme is accredited by the Energy Institute. It is suitable for science or engineering students and provides training in environmental management and sustainable development in an industrial context. It covers the environmental issues surrounding industrial processes, including the legislative framework, and explains how to minimise pollution and resource usage whilst operating a productive company.You take compulsory modules (50 credits) in: business and environmental management; sustainable industry; sustainable design and manufacture; practical energy management; HSE impact on enterprise; energy management. In addition you choose optional modules (70 credits) from a list including: sustainable processing and energy materials technology; pollution monitoring; foundations of environmental law and policy; occupational and environmental monitoring; air pollution; biogeochemistry of pollution control; contaminated land; renewable energy û hydrogen and fuel cell technology; renewable energy û biomass and waste technology.
MSc students then complete a four-month research project, which may be industry based (subject to availability) leading to a dissertation (60 credits). Where possible, and subject to availability, industry-based projects are offered as paid placements.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission