Newcastle University: Hydrology and Water Management MSc
|Institution||Newcastle University View institution profile|
|Department||School of Engineering|
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:
You’ll choose one of our specialist pathways to enhance your knowledge, including:
- climate change
- catchment hydrology and instrumentation
- 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.
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:
- practical classes
- site visits.
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.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A good 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in subjects such as
Applicants with different or non-standard qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, particularly if you have relevant industrial experience.
English Language Requirements:
|Location||Main Site (Newcastle)|
Newcastle upon Tyne
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