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Cranfield University is offering a Water and Wastewater Engineering MSc for students who are looking to work in all areas of water and wastewater treatment and management.

The programme is ideal for individuals who want to work in the fields of water delivery, maintenance or river and ground water quality control.

The course comprises eight taught modules, an integrated group project and an individual thesis project Modules include: biological processes; chemical processes; hydraulics and pumping systems; physical processes; process science and engineering; research processes; risk management; and reliability engineering for the utility sector.

Most of the individual thesis projects are externally sponsored and are carried out with an external organisation.

The place of study may be in the UK or abroad.

The study is said to provide graduates with the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to research independently, to think and work in an original way, to contribute to knowledge and to overcome genuine problems in land management.

Part-time students usually undertake their individual project with their employer.

This course is accredited by Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), with students benefiting from free student membership of CIWEM and consideration for transfer to graduate or full chartered membership on successful completion.

The qualification may additionally be considered by CIWEM as contributing towards additional chartered titles such as chartered environmentalist or chartered scientist.

Facilities within the Centre for Water Science include an on-site sewage treatment works with its own dedicated pilot-plant hall; and clean water, fermentation, microbiology, wastewater and water chemistry laboratories.

Cranfield University, School of Applied Sciences

Cranfield University is a wholly postgraduate university with an international community and a truly global reputation. The School of Applied Sciences is recognised for its multi-disciplinary approach to research and teaching in relation to manufacturing, materials, natural resources and sustainable systems. We also provide short courses and consultancy services to our clients. Cranfield is third in the UK for the impact of its mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing research. Through our focus on fundamental research and its application to meet the needs of industry and society, Applied Sciences is a major contributor to these positions. We have a successful track record of working closely with organisations around the world. Our success is due to our staff and the quality of the students whose careers we help develop. We operate key facilities which underpin our research, teaching and short courses.  

The School of Applied Sciences offers an extensive engineering portfolio of full and part-time masters’ programmes, funded research opportunities and short courses, across a number of sectors.  All courses are designed to meet the training needs of industry, and benefit from significant input from experts in the sector.

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