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Postgraduate taught

Our MSc degree in Applied Environmental Geology provides the requisite skills for the geo-environmental, geotechnical, consulting and regulatory industries.

This popular, vocational MSc programme has a successful 25-year history and has trained over 700 postgraduates.

It includes an industry placement scheme, external lecturers contribute with the teaching, and it is accredited by the Geological Society of London Geology. Successful completion of this postgraduate degree can be used in credit towards gaining the professional Chartered Geologist (C.Geol) qualification.

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Technical geological information is required for all geo-environmental site investigations, ranging from designing foundations to assessing contaminated land. In the developed and developing world, large areas of derelict industrial land are now being remediated for other uses, and in such areas site investigation demands the integration of both geotechnical and geo-environmental skills.

Additionally, environmental protection and sustainable development now underpins legislation in most countries. Typically, individual projects involve elements of geotechnics, ground contamination and environmental assessment. It is this integrative approach that forms the basis of this MSc programme.

Many of our postgraduates are now working in the professional geotechnical/geo-environmental industries and government agencies in UK, Europe and overseas.

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Master’s Excellence Scholarships

We have two scholarships available, which may be awarded to students applying now for the MSc Applied Environmental Geology in 2017/18.

Learn more about the scholarship and how to apply.

Get in touch

For further enquiries about the Applied Environmental Geology (MSc) course, please contact:

Dr Peter Brabham

Dr Peter Brabham

Senior Lecturer in Applied Geology & Geophysics

+44 (0)29 2087 4334