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Water Resources Management

University of Southampton

12 months
Duration
25400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Water Resources Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton develops the professional skills required for a rewarding career as a water focused environmental scientist. The importance of accurately assessing potential and existing impacts on the water environment from industrial practices, abstraction and agriculture sits at the heart of this course.

Overview

Course Details

Highly skilled water scientists and engineers are vital for the conservation and enhancement of our aquatic environment, both locally and globally. This programme will give you the ability to accurately assess the potential and existing impacts on the water environment from industrial practices, abstraction, and agriculture.

At the Water Resources Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton, you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • the importance of environmental concepts, terms, principles and methods
  • the value of using techniques and ideas in different subject disciplines
  • the socio-economic context of environmental issues and the legal framework for environmental regulation
  • the contribution of science, engineering or communication to the identification and resolution of environmental issues
  • the human causes and consequences of environmental impacts
  • general environmental concerns, including biodiversity, environmental limits to economic or population growth

You’ll explore the scientific and engineering management of our aquatic resources and gain an in-depth understanding of freshwater ecosystems, visit river restoration sites and examine the state of fisheries.

Career Opportunities

With this degree you'll have great career potential in local government, the private sector, national and international organisations, as well as research institutions (public and private).

Our graduates have the skills to manage complex problems, work with diverse stakeholders, and understand the challenges of interdisciplinary working. They are sought after for roles in:

  • environmental monitoring
  • water resource management
  • pollution control
  • carbon management
  • sustainable waste management
  • sustainable energy
  • ecological management

As well as broader sectors such as the food, buildings, energy, telecoms and water industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Freshwater Ecosystems
  • Water Pollution
  • Coastal and Maritime Engineering and Energy
  • Coastal Morphodynamics
  • Sustainable Resource Management
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants
  • River Basin Management
  • Waste Resource Management
  • Coastal Flood Defence and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,400.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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