Wastewater Engineering, Certificate | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Learn about the treatment of domestic and industrial wastewaters. Newcastle University offers a course in Wastewater Engineering.


This Wastewater Engineering module at Newcastle University forms part of the MSc Environmental Engineering programme.It provides:

  • a basic understanding of the design and operation of unit processes in the treatment of domestic and industrial wastewaters
  • an understanding of biological principles and parameters
  • an introduction to recent developments and more advanced techniques in biological wastewater treatment
  • knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological principles in wastewater assessment and treatment
  • basic analytical and the latest molecular microbial ecology skills through laboratory analysis of wastewater and sludge samples

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Programme Structure

You will learn:
  • to select and design appropriate wastewater treatment unit processes
  • to calculate design specifications for unit processes to treat wastewater to a particular standard
  • a range of standard and modern wastewater laboratory analytical methods and their relevance to environmental regulations.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 days

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

  • CPD makes learning proactive. It’s an ongoing process of lifelong learning that can help you achieve your goals. It can help you progress in your career, whatever stage you’re at.

Tuition Fee

To be announced.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
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