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Hydrology 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

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Hydrology and Water Management MSc gives you the theoretical and practical skills for a career in water and environmental industries.

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 Hydrology and water Management MSc provides you with the opportunity to understand water and its:

nature
occurrence
characterisation
management

You’ll choose one of our specialist pathways to enhance your knowledge, including:

climate change
catchment hydrology and instrumentation
hydroinformatics
flood risk management.

What you'll learn

You’ll be able to understand:

key subject areas such as hydrology and hydraulics
the theoretical basis for methods of analysis and modelling
the regulatory and socio-economic aspects of water management
specific examples of water management, drawing on examples from developing and industrialised countries.

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

    23rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 57 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    135 61%

    32nd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    29th

    22

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