Student funding available* Water Science MSc programmes Water & Wastewater Engineering Water & Wastewater Technology Full and part-time Water is increasingly under pressure from demographic and climatic changes. Treatment processes play a key role in delivering safe, reliable supplies of water to households, industry and agriculture and in safeguarding the quality of water in rivers, lakes, aquifers and around coastal areas. Well educated, skilled graduates who can support the delivery of vital water and wastewater treatment services are in high demand. These programmes have been tailored to the water and wastewater treatment and management needs of UK and global water sector employers and are ideal for individuals who want to make a real difference. Focus on your career Benefit from our expertise Graduates from these programmes are highly sought The Centre is recognised internationally as a centre after by employers. Successful students are able to of excellence for postgraduate courses. It is the UK's secure positions and develop their careers in UK largest academic group specialising in process and European water companies, major international technologies, engineering and policy for water engineering consultancies and service contractors, quality improvement, and is a member of British and government agencies. Former students benefit Water and the International Water Association. from excellent international networking opportunities Industry practitioners teach alongside leading through a large alumni group. academics, ensuring you are exposed to cutting- edge tools, techniques and innovations. “Cranfield Water Sciences graduates are well versed in the pragmatic skills of water and wastewater Benefit from practical experience in treatment and fully aware of the challenges facing work-based projects the water industry in the 21st century. This makes Project work undertaken enables you to assimilate them prime candidates for employment within water the knowledge and skills gained from the taught companies, satisfying the individual's aspirations for element of the course and put these into real-world development and the demands of a rapidly practise while gaining transferable skills in project developing industry.” management, team-work and independent research. Barrie Holden, Water Innovation Manager, Industrially oriented projects have support from Anglian Water Services industry and other external organisations. Future employers value this experience. Part-time Benefit from our reputation students have the benefit of addressing their Cranfield’s Centre for Water Science is highly employer’s real business problems supported respected in the UK and global water sectors. by our academic supervision. The MSc programmes are directed through a dedicated Programme Advisory Committee that Accredited by ensures the courses are aligned to industry needs. Members include Anglian Water, Biwater, Energy & Utility Sector Skills Council, Halcrow, Institute of Water Officers, Montgomery Watson Harza, Severn Trent Water, Thames Water, United Utilities and Yorkshire Water. www.cranfield.ac.uk/sas/masters Course Overviews MSc Water & Wastewater “The Cranfield MSc Water and Wastewater Engineering Engineering course provided an excellent springboard for a career in the water This course provides students with industry. It is well structured, and highly process, hydraulics and pumping system regarded by employers. I enjoyed my design and engineering knowledge, skills time at Cranfield, and the experience has and experience. Graduates are able to certainly been worthwhile.” work within a range of engineering design, operation and research roles in Kenneth McGibbon organisations involved in the treatment of Alumnus water quality to meet environmental, Winner of the Degremont Prize municipal and industrial standards. It for Best Student 2005 also develops suitably trained and qualified process and design engineers MSc Water & Wastewater “The course was both challenging and with the potential to progress further into Technology intense. Its varied nature, which included senior management positions. This course provides students with group work, site visits, guest speakers, process science and process tutorials and practical exercises, provided “The course provided me with the management knowledge, skills and me with a broad perspective of the opportunity to gain invaluable experience practical experience. Graduates are able industry, a good level of technical and excellent training to prepare me for a to work within a broad range of knowledge and a range of practical skills. career in the water industry. It was hard operational, management and research I would recommend the course to work and intense, but with expert tuition roles in organisations involved in the anyone interested in a career in the water on-hand, and support that can only be treatment of water quality to meet or wastewater industry, as it is an described as exceptional, I was able to environmental, municipal and industrial excellent starting point. Teaching staff are gain a great deal of knowledge from the standards. It also develops suitably both supportive and encouraging, course in a short time. The group design trained and qualified process scientists assisting you not only with achieving project was very important to me as it and technologists with the potential to academic success but also with gave me the chance to tackle actual progress further into senior management improving personal development skills.” treatment problems present within the positions. Students are able to tailor the industry, make important contacts, and technology-engineering-management Dr Emma Sharp, Technology and learn a massive amount about the emphasis of the course to meet their Development Process Engineer wastewater industry. I would recommend particular interests and career Severn Trent Water anyone to take this course who is serious aspirations. Alumnus about pursuing a career in either the water or wastewater industry.” Martin Fryer, Process Engineer Wessex Water Alumnus Winner of the Institution of Chemical Engineers Water Subject Group Prize for Best Thesis 2005 The modules The table below identiﬁes the modules associated with each of the programmes. Detailed information on each module is available on our web site. Course modules MSc Water MSc Water & Wastewater Engineering & Wastewater Technology Full & part-time Full & part-time Foundation modules Students must complete Students must complete 4 foundation modules 2-4 foundation modules Water and Wastewater Treatment Principles ● ● Process Science and Engineering ● ● Engineering Hydraulics ● – Pumps and Pumping Systems ● – Technical modules Students must complete Students must complete 3 technical modules 3-4 technical modules Biological Processes ● ● Chemical Processes ● ● Physical Processes ● ● Desalination and Membrane Technology – Optional Management modules Students must complete Students must complete 1 management module 1 -2 management modules Conservation and Re-use Optional Optional Project, Finance and Contract Management Optional Optional Risk Management and Reliability Engineering Optional Optional Water Policy, Legislation and Regulation Optional (part-time only) Optional (part-time only) ● = Compulsory module for specialisation identiﬁed above. www.cranfield.ac.uk/sas/masters Course Information Course details For the majority of part-time students sponsorship is organised Duration: Full-time: 1 year. by their employers. For information Part-time: 2-3 years. on funding opportunities please visit: Start date: Full-time: October. www.cranfield.ac.uk/sas/funding Part-time: Throughout the year. Entry requirements: Candidates must *Funding: The Lorch Foundation MSc possess, or be expected to achieve, student bursary is available to suitably a 1st or 2nd class UK Honours degree qualified full-time students. Other or equivalent. Other relevant funding opportunities exist, such as qualifications together with the Royal Academy of Engineering considerable industrial experience (RAE) Panasonic Trust Fellowships, may be considered. Utilities and Service Industries Training (USIT) Scholarships and School bursaries. All students benefit from industrial sponsorship of their individual thesis project placement. Who should apply Student’. Part-time students compete for the Thames Water prize for ‘Best Thesis’ and • Science, engineering or environment the Yorkshire Water prize for ‘Best Student’. graduates keen to pursue careers with organisations involved in water and Design projects wastewater treatment, including utilities, The group design projects for full-time consultants, equipment manufacturers, students are applied multidisciplinary team and suppliers based activities. They provide students • Graduates currently working in the water with the opportunity, whilst working in sector who wish to to extend their teams under academic supervision, to qualifications or skills apply principles taught during modules, whilst taking responsibility for project tasks. • Individuals with other qualifications who Projects are undertaken in relation to possess considerable relevant experience wastewater and potable treatment Course structure systems. For part-time students design projects are usually work based. The full-time MSc programmes comprise eight one-week assessed modules, two Individual project group design projects and an individual This provides students with the opportunity project. Modules include lectures and to demonstrate independent research tutorials, and are assessed through written ability working within agreed objectives, examinations and assignments. deadlines and budgets. The project is Part-time MSc programmes comprise the sponsored by industry and usually includes eight modules, a design project and an a four month placement with the sponsoring individual project. Projects can be completed company. Placements have been offered as work based learning whilst the modules by UK and European water utilities, require attendance at Cranfield University. multinational companies, and SMEs operating in the water sector. Part-time The three elements of the full and part-time students usually undertake their individual programmes are assessed as follows: project with their employer. • Taught modules 40% Why Cranfield University Contact • Group design projects 20% Cranfield is a wholly postgraduate For further information and an application • Individual project 40% university with an international community form please contact: and a truly global reputation. Ranked first Alternatively, qualifications of Postgraduate in the UK for staff to student ratios and School of Applied Sciences Diploma (PgDip) comprising the eight with a top five ranking for student T: + 44 (0) 1234 754 086 taught modules and the design project, employment on graduation, an excellent E: email@example.com and Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), rating for teaching, and exceptional comprising five modules and a short facilities, Cranfield makes an ideal design project, are available. destination for advancing careers. Prizes All courses are designed to meet the training needs of industry and have a Full-time students compete for the British strong input from experts in their sector. Water prize for ‘Best Group Project’, the Our focus is on applied research and IChemE prize for ‘Best Thesis’, The Lorch developing future managers, engineers, Foundation prize for ‘Best Laboratories consultants and entrepreneurs. Group’, and the Degremont prize for ‘Best This document is available online or as a text file in large font. Note: Cranfield University reserves the right to change the programme without prior notification. Information correct at time of going to print.