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MSc Environmental Biogeochemistry

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Newcastle University
06 March 2012
Newcastle University, City Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Chemistry, Earth, Environment & Energy
Masters Courses
Course fee
UK/EU: full time £6,000 (MSc); £4,170 (PGDip) part time £3,500 (MSc); £2,335 (PGDip) International: full time £14,320 (MSc); £9,550 (PGDip) part time fees

Further information

The MSc in Environmental Biogeochemistry is designed to equip science graduates with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for successful careers as technically aware scientists in the environmental industry, as well as providing an excellent introduction to environmental geochemistry for a career in research.

The course is underpinned by “World Leading and Internationally Excellent” research (RAE2008) carried out by Newcastle University’s School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences.

The modules currently studied are shown below:

  • Solid Waste Management
  • Groundwater Contamination and Remediation
  • Research Methods
  • Inorganic Analytical Geochemistry
  • Organic Analytical Geochemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology, Microbial Physiology and Biogeochemistry
  • Aqueous Geochemistry
  • Sources, Fates and Control of Pollutants
  • Contaminated Land
  • Microbial Transformations of Organic Pollutants
  • MSc Project and Dissertation in Geosciences


Find out more at:

Please direct any enquiries to:

Dr Martin Cooke, Degree Programme Director

Newcastle University

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