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Water Management for Development (Distance Learning, Full-time) MSc / PGDip / PGCert

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc Water Management for Development (Distance Learning) is designed to develop careers managing water and environmental sanitation services for low and middle-income countries. It is aligned with our Loughborough-based master's of the same name. A part-time distance learning option is also available.

This programme is managed by the Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering whose programmes are well-established and held in high regard by practitioners and employers from international development and emergency sectors. Modules are taught by experts in a broad range of disciplines who have considerable experience of working in low and middle- income countries.

This programme is designed to:

  • Provide the multidisciplinary knowledge and skills to coordinate, plan, manage and monitor water and environmental sanitation services, with a focus on low and middle-income countries
  • Support the professionalisation of the sector through policy development, performance improvement, institutional reform, change management, bench-marking services and aiming for financial viability
  • Equip you with the knowledge of the range of appropriate water and environmental sanitation technologies
  • Encourage a critical approach to the global principles and local practice of sustainable water and environmental management for the public good
  • Equip you with appropriate expertise and skills for relevant work in the management of water and environmental sanitation for low- and middle-income countries
  • Encourage critical analysis through in-depth study of a specialist topic.

Loughborough attracts and appoints outstanding academics, many of whom are expert leaders in their fields. By studying our MSc Water Management for Development (Distance Learning), you will benefit from working alongside specialists who are enthusiastic about their subjects and at the forefront of current research. Visit the WEDC website for details of our academics and their research expertise. Staff usually interact with individual learners through Skype and/or telephone. This interaction provides you with a stimulating learning experience.

We now offer a full-time MSc Water Management for Development (Distance Learning) option to allow you to complete your master's degree in one year, wherever you are in the world. Distance learning courses can also be studied part-time to fit with your employment commitments.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,450per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 58 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    137 60%

    26th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    8th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    9th

    6

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