Water and Hydropower Engineering

University of Kuala Lumpur

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
24040 EUR/year
15572 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Water and Hydropower Engineering study programme at University of Kuala Lumpur meets the growing demand for qualified professional in the field of hydropower and aims at providing partici-pants with profound branch-related technical as well as interdiscipli-nary know-how at the interface of sustainability, ecology and environmental protection.


For more than a century, hydropower developments around the world have been growing and greening the world’s electricity sup-plies by generating clean, reliable and cost-effective power from rivers.

Water and Hydropower Engineering participants shall comprehend the total scope of knowledge re-quired by the hydropower industry and thus learn to conceive water power as a complete and comprehensive system. For this purpose, the three main fields of science – mechanical engineering, electri-cal engineering and civil engineering – have been joined in one programme providing knowledge according to the state-of-the-art.

Learning outcomes

The program Master of Science (Water and Hydropower Engineering / Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development is double degree program offered by University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) and the Delft Institute for Water Education (IHE Delft).

Students who successfully complete this programme will be awarded the Master of Science Degree in (Water and Hydro-power Engineering) by UniKL and also the Master of Science Degree in Water Science and Engineering with specialisation in Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development by IHE Delft.

The MSc (Water and Hydropower Engineering) programme offer students the possibility to study in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and in Delft, Netherlands, at two renowned Institutes for tech-nical education and applied research : UniKL and IHE Delft.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Water Science and Engineering
  • Hydrology and Hydraulics
  • River Basin Hydraulics, Geotechnics and Remote Sensing
  • River Morphodynamics
  • River Basin Development and Environ-mental Impact Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All international students must complete at least 12 years of education and obtained certificate in Higher Secondary School equivalent to ‘A’ Level for degree programmes. 
  • UniKL welcomes applications from various countries subject to the qualification are deemed equivalent to Malaysian qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24040 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24040 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15572 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15572 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

National: RM75,000

International: RM115,785


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