The University of Southampton
Engineering and the EnvironmentPostgraduate study

Environmental Science postgraduate courses

We are one of the top UK universities for environmental science. As a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, our global reputation for research is second to none. The breadth and quality of our teaching and research is reflected in the flexibility and range of our environmental science postgraduate degrees.

Environmental Science courses

MSc Biodiversity and Conservation

MSc Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

MSc Environmental Pollution Control

MSc Integrated Environmental Studies

MSc Water Resources Management

Please note that our Environmental Science courses are a Science-based Masters courses, and are not Engineering-based courses. If you wish to undertake an Engineering-based Masters course, you may wish to consider our MSc in Civil Engineering.

Why study at Southampton?

Our courses are designed to prepare you for a career as a professional environmental scientist. We provide an industry relevant education so that you are equipped to address our most pressing environmental problems, from biodiversity loss to climate change. Our masters courses are designed to meet the needs of a fast-changing industry. They will provide you with transferable skills to enter a multitude of other sectors, from consultancy to charity/not for profit.

You will also benefit from our partnerships with industry and be part of a multidisciplinary research network.

Award-winning researchers
Our researchers were awarded the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management 'Waste Regulation Award 2014'
Designing waterways
Designing waterways to protect habitats
Thumbnail photo of Santiago  Pacheco Ruiz

“Most of our lecturers were top researchers and experts in their disciplines. As a result, all the lectures were very up to date with current environmental issues, and I learned a great deal about tackling environmental problems of various kinds.”

Santiago Pacheco Ruiz - MSc Environmental Pollution Control,

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