MSc in Atmospheric Emissions Technology

Cranfield University

Program Description

MSc in Atmospheric Emissions Technology

Cranfield University

Improving air quality through the control of pollutant emissions is a high priority and global challenge. To control, monitor and model atmospheric emissions require an in-depth understanding of the sources of emission, atmospheric chemistry, dispersion modelling and emissions technology.

Who is it for?

The MSc in Atmospheric Emission Technology course is designed to provide up-to-date knowledge focusing on international and industrial emission monitoring and control technologies. The latest atmospheric and air quality policy and modelling developments will be introduced to prepare you for a career as air quality monitoring and emissions technology experts within the industry, environmental consultancies or regulators.

Why this course?

Currently, there is a scarcity of higher education courses in topics that are relevant to air quality management. This course will provide a future generation of professionals in the air quality and air pollution control sectors, with a comprehensive understanding of sources and dispersion of atmospheric pollutants linked with key industrial processes and vehicle/aircraft emission.

Informed by Industry

The course offers unique practical experience in the NERC/Met Office Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurement (FAAM) base in the Centre for Atmospheric Informatics and Emissions Technology at Cranfield.

Many academics in the teaching team have significant experience working in close collaboration with environmental consultancies, the emission monitoring and control industry, and regulators.

Course details

The course comprises eight assessed modules, a group project and an individual research project.

Group project

The group projects are founded on group-based research programmes typically undertaken between February and April. The projects are designed to integrate knowledge, understanding and skills from the taught modules in a real-life situation.

Individual project

The thesis project, typically delivered between May and September, further develops research and project management skills that provide the ability to think and work in an original way; contribute to knowledge; overcome genuine problems, and communicate through a thesis and oral exam. Each student is allocated a supervisor who will guide and assess the student's work.

Assessment

Taught modules: 40%, Group projects: 20%, Individual project: 40%

Entry requirements

Candidates must possess, or be expected to achieve, a First or Second class UK Honours degree in a relevant science, engineering or related discipline; or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.

English Language

If you are an international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. Our minimum requirements are as follows:

In addition to these minimum scores, you are also expected to achieve a balanced score across all elements of the test. We reserve the right to reject any test score if any one element of the test score is too low.

We can only accept tests taken within two years of your registration date (with the exception of Cambridge English tests which have no expiry date).

Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking an IELTS for UKVI test.

Applicants who do not already meet the English language entry requirement for their chosen Cranfield course can apply to attend one of our Presessional English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses. We offer Winter/Spring and Summer programmes each year to offer holders.

Your career

We aim to develop this course as a recognised and sought-after qualification within the professional environmental field in the UK and abroad. Successful students will develop diverse and rewarding careers in environmental regulation, public sector organisations (e.g. Defra and Environmental Agency), environmental and business consultancies and process industries in private sectors.

We have been providing Masters level training for over 20 years. Our strong reputation and links with potential employers provide you with outstanding opportunities to secure interesting jobs and develop successful careers.

Our applied approach and close links with industry mean 93% of our graduates find jobs relevant to their degree or go on to further study within six months of graduation. Our careers team support you while you are studying and the following graduation with workshops, careers fairs, vacancy information and one-to-one support.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 7, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2019
Oct. 2019
Duration
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1 year
Full time
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8,500 GBP
Home/EU students, full-time program. £19,000 overseas students.
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