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Newcastle University: Hydrogeology and Water Management

Institution Newcastle University View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
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Study type Taught


Our Hydrology and Water Management MSc gives you theoretical and practical skills and knowledge for a career in the water and environmental industries, with specialist focus on climate and flood risk.

Taught by leaders in their field, our Hydrology and Water Management MSc provides you with the opportunity to understand issues and challenges of water management, addressing current global issues in developed and less developed countries including: climate change urbanisation food and water security

You'll develop technical skills built on the latest science. You will also broaden your understanding of policy and practice relevant to developing a professional career in the water industry.

Our graduates are in high demand particularly in consultancies and regulatory bodies in the UK and worldwide.

Our MSc is designed for both practising professionals and graduates in subjects such as: engineering geography environmental sciences earth sciences mathematics physics geology chemistry computer sciences geomatics

Our strong industrial engagement means our degree programmes are shaped by the needs of industry and government policy. You will typically benefit from this engagement through: industry guest lectures site visits projects

Our graduates are in high demand particularly in consultancies and regulatory bodies in the UK and worldwide. You will graduate with the enhanced skills and knowledge preparing you for a wide range of careers.

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.

The course is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Facilities: The School Engineering has an exceptional range of laboratories equipped with a wide range of analytical instrumentation supporting our research, teaching and contract research projects. These include: Novak Hydraulics and Hydrology Laboratory National Green Infrastructure Facility Urban Observatory Numerous catchment-based field sites Our own experimental array of about 12 boreholes up to 150m in depth at Cockle Park Computational facilities for high-performance computing Chemical and Biological Research Laboratories Geotechnics, Soils and Structures Research Laboratories


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A Global Top 125 university (QS World University Rankings 2023), Newcastle University is dedicated to excellence, creativity and innovation, pioneering solutions that can change our world.

Through world-class research it tackles some of the biggest challenges facing society globally, leading in its key strengths of ageing and health, data, energy, cities, culture and creative arts. The UK’s Research Excellence Framework 2021 assessed its research as world-leading with outstanding impact.

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