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Hydrogeology and Water Management MSc

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Hydrogeology and Water Management MSc gives you the skills and knowledge to work in the water and environmental industry with a focus on groundwater.

We are currently enhancing our taught programmes to:

provide more industrial context
offer more flexibility and choice
deliver an enhanced educational experience.

About this course

Our Hydrogeology and Water Management MSc focusses on groundwater and hydrogeology. You’ll be provided with the opportunity to understand water and its:

nature
occurrence
characterisation
management

You’ll receive practical and theoretical training relevant to the needs of the water and environmental engineering industries.

What you'll learn

What you'll learn

You will gain skills and knowledge related to key areas of hydrogeology and water management, including:

hydrogeology
hydrogeochemistry
hydraulics of porous media

You’ll also gain advanced knowledge and understanding of:

components of groundwater assessment and instrumentation
hydrostratigraphy
contaminant hydrology
analysis and modelling methods
socio-economic aspects of groundwater.

Your development

On completion of the course, you will have developed intellectual and practical skills relevant to industry including:

apply appropriate mathematical methods for modelling and analysing relevant problems
use scientific principles to develop mathematical and environmental solutions to practical problems
create new products or methodologies by combining ideas from a wide range of sources
planning, executing and reporting research projects
designing water infrastructure schemes
use of instrumentation, IT tools and hydroinformatic technologies.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) (comprising ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHIE), as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for students with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng Honours degree or Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc Honours degree.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 58 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    131 57%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    8th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    46th

    17

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