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.
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.
- 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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesHydrology & Water Management Environmental Management Natural Resource Management View 54 other Masters in Natural Resource Management in United Kingdom
- You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject.
International25400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
EU and international students pay £25,400.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.