Newcastle University: Hydrology and Water Management MSc

InstitutionNewcastle University View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Web http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/
Study type Taught

Summary

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

- 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.

You will be required to earn a total of 180 credits throughout the course, including 120 credits in semesters 1 and 2 with 60 credits as part of a dissertation project in the third semester. You will be taught through a combination of:
- lectures

- tutorials

- practical classes

- coursework

- site visits.

**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

- numerous catchment-based field sites

- Chemical and Biological Research Laboratories

- Geotechnics, Soils and Structures Research Laboratories.

Sponsorship info


MSc

Newcastle University



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Newcastle University is ranked one of the best in the UK for teaching and learning. We are also a world-leader in academic excellence and original research.

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