The Water and Wastewater Engineering course is ideal for individuals who want to make a real difference to delivering reliable water supplies, or to maintaining and enhancing river and ground water quality.
Well-educated, skilled and experienced graduates are required to design, operate and manage vital water and wastewater treatment services. The demand for such graduates is already high and will only increase over coming years as environmental standards for water quality increase, and pressures on our water supplies continue to grow.
Do you want to make a real difference to delivering reliable water supplies, or to maintaining and enhancing river and ground water quality? This MSc equips treatment scientists, technologists and engineers with the skills to solve practical problems, communicate effectively and work successfully, making you highly sought after by industry and government employers.
Through innovative teaching, which blends theory, application and practice, you will develop an advanced understanding of water and wastewater systems qualifying you to work in all areas of water and wastewater treatment and management, providing a valuable contribution to the UK and global water sector.
The course comprises a taught programme of three assessed modules (40%), a group project (20%) and an individual project (40%). The three compulsory modules include:
Please note that to keep the courses relevant and up-to-date, modules are subject to change – please see the webpage for the latest information.
Fees applied to the course are different depend on what qualification and duration you choose. Please see details on the course page.
To help students in finding and securing appropriate funding we have created a funding finder where you can search for suitable sources of funding by filtering the results to suit your needs.
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.
To study for a formal award at Cranfield you will need to demonstrate that you can communicate effectively in English in an academic environment. Full details of how you can meet this requirement can be found on English language requirements page.
Water is under increasing pressure from demographic and climatic changes. Water engineering and treatment processes play a key role in delivering safe, reliable supplies of water to households, industry and agriculture, and in safeguarding the quality of water. This course is designed to enable you to develop a career addressing these challenges: