• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Lincoln's Master of Water Resource Management prepares graduates for a professional career in water resource management and develops innovative and effective methods for the sustainable management of this critical resource in New Zealand and internationally.

Programme Structure

  • Advanced Water Resources
  • Determinants of Water Availability and Quality
  • Water Management, Policy and Planning
  • Environmental Policy and Planning
  • Economics in Environmental Policy

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management, or a relevant Bachelor degree with at least a B grade
  • average in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses

  • Birth certificate or passport (original or verified copy of your birth certificate or passport, showing the same name that is on your academic documents)
  • Academic transcripts.
  • Award Certificate
  • Statement on the transcript
  • Letter from the awarding institution
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      40000 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 40000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      7178 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7178 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Christchurch

    • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


    Check the programme website for information about funding options.

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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