Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

General

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Program Description

Water is life. This incredible chemical with its numerous anomalies is the fundamental nutrient and ecosystem component for all living organisms. The aim of the MSc in Environmental Engineering is to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible water managers and engineers.

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This programme incorporates two specialisations:

Offshore Environmental Technology

Students that want to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry can choose the specialisation in Offshore Environmental Technology. The philosophy of this programme is to combine courses in offshore oil and gas exploration, production technologies and environmental management. The programme is suited for students that are interested in practical technological and administrative competences for sound environmental management in the offshore industries.

Water Science and Technology

The specialisation in Water Science and Technology is offered to students who want to focus on aquatic chemistry and ecology, and technologies for water and wastewater treatment. Being more natural science and research based, the programme provides students with fundamental and advanced competances in aquatic chemistry, environmental biotechnology and water process engineering.

With an MSc in Environmental Engineering, graduates will be able to suggest, design and operate adequate environmental process technologies based on profound understanding of recipient aquatic system, in both offshore and onshore companies.

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering - career prospects

Candidates qualify for work in various research and industrial companies, within a wide range of positions. This can be public and private research institutions, laboratories, hospitals, oil industry, food processing, academic institutions, or consulting service.

Academic requirements for MSc in Environmental Engineering

A Bachelor´s degree within one of the following disciplines is required:

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biotechnology

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in related areas may also be considered if they have at least 30 ECTS credits in applied chemistry and 10 ECTS in bioscience/biotechnology.

All applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/statistics/calculus.

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

The University of Stavanger (UiS) is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants.

The University of Stavanger (UiS) is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants. Read less