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Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments PGDip

Queen Mary University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme provides fundamental and applied training in the science and management of freshwater environments. Be a part of developing interdisciplinary solutions to priority water resource and catchment issues, working in close collaboration with our advisory board of representatives from the water industry.

  • Combine hydrology, geomorphology, biogeochemistry and ecology in this interdisciplinary programme
  • Develop a core understanding of freshwater environmental systems and the key policy and legal frameworks that underpin their management
  • Engage in fieldwork at our research sites ranging from globally rare chalk streams to heavily impacted rivers within London and southern England
  • MSc and PGCert versions of this course are also available

Facilities

  • Geospatial analysis, remote sensing and environmental modelling software and computing facilities
  • Field equipment and laboratory facilities to analyse environmental samples, the River Laboratory, a micromorphology and micropalaeontology suite and a luminescence dating laboratory
  • Learning resources and libraries at Queen Mary, the University of London and other collections such as the British Library

Career paths

The programme will provide you with knowledge and understanding relevant to employment in organisations in the water sector (for example the Environment Agency, Defra, Natural England, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, water companies and environmental consultancies).

Graduates have secured positions at organisations including:

  • Jacobs
  • Halcrow Group
  • JBA Consulting
  • River Trusts
  • Thames Water, Environment Agency
  • Parish Geomorphic
  • ESIS Inc
  • Affinity Water
  • Wood Group

Tuition fees

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£ 13,900per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    125 59%

    34th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    68th

    5

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