Full-time: Over one year, Part-time: Two years
Campus, Full-time and Part-time
September and January
The course provides a critical approach to theories, techniques and methods in sustainable waste management. It is designed for practising waste management professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and understanding and for students intending to embark on a career in the industry. Subjects covered include: environmental management systems, policy regulation and leadership, waste as a resource, practical aspects of waste management and advanced waste treatment technologies.
Specific entry requirements for the course are a minimum of a Lower Second Class Honours Degree in an appropriate/relevant subject or qualification or experience deemed to be equivalent.
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MSc Waste and Resource Management provides a critical approach to theories, techniques and methods in sustainable waste management and provides students with a learning environment in which they will develop their capacity for independent study, their ability to collaborate with others in team settings, and their capacity for critical thought and reflection. The broad areas covered include: environmental management systems, policy regulation and leadership, waste as a resource, practical aspects of waste management and advanced waste treatment technologies.
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Full-time: £7,700 per year (UK/EU)
Part-time: £3,250 per year for first 2 years (UK/EU)
Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated.
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
Details of the UK Government postgraduate loan scheme for students commencing a Masters Postgraduate programme for the 2017/18 academic year.
Teaching will be through lectures, case studies, seminars and site visits, supported by materials developed by external experts. The Dissertation allows for a student-centred study, developing a high level of research skills appropriate to their strengths. Various methods will enhance students' thinking skills, including case studies allowing application of knowledge to real-life scenarios.
A combination of coursework and on-line exercises. The coursework types include technical reports, case studies essays, presentations, group work, on-line forum activity and academic posters.