Environmental Management (Energy, Oil and Gas, Waste or Water)

Glasgow Caledonian University


Environmental challenges require complex solutions, bringing together scientific, social, political and economic perspectives. GCU's MSc Environmental Management will provide you with the interdisciplinary perspective and diverse skillset to help solve environmental problems in a leadership role. You can help your community manage environmental concerns responsibly, making a positive impact and supporting the common good.

This degree course is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). With the endorsement of four prestigious professional organisations, the MSc Environmental Management offers a respected credential that's relevant to employers around the world.

The broad scope of the programme is designed to stretch students’ educational horizons across traditional subject boundaries, encompassing areas normally associated with engineering, biology, economics, legislation and others.

With pathways in Oil and Gas, Water, Energy, or Waste, students will learn to develop technical and non-technical arguments at an advanced level.

Entry Requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in any science or engineering-related degree including environmental studies, engineering, planning, geology, geography, zoology. Other management-related and relevant experience will also be considered.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years


School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment


Construction and Surveying

SCQF Level



Career Sectors


Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services


Work with Animals