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Flood Risk Assessment, Modelling and Engineering

University of Chester

12 months
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12450 GBP/year
6705 GBP/year
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About

This Flood Risk Assessment, Modelling and Engineering at University of Chester is an innovative, applied and industry-focused flood management course with options of specialising in flood modelling, community resilience, natural flood management and/or urban drainage design.

Overview

The postgraduate course in Flood Risk Assessment, Modelling and Engineering at University of Chester addresses challenges and skills gaps in the area of flood risk management and engineering. The course is designed for individuals working or intending to work in an industry related to flood management and seeking to develop/enhance knowledge and skills specific to a role in flood modelling, urban drainage design, Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), community engagement, natural flood management or flood resilience planning. The course has been co-designed with flood risk practitioners and offers a flexible and applied approach, allowing participants the option to study while remaining in the workplace – putting theory into practice.

Why study this course with us?

FRAME offers a flexible and distinctive blended approach to acquiring a postgraduate qualification. The combination of on-site and online learning enables prospective students to study while remaining in the workplace should they wish to do so.

The course offers participants practical, flood-relevant experience that provides a sound basis to seek or continue a career in the water and environmental sectors.

You will gain experience by utilising the latest technological innovations in the field of flood risk assessment, including the following:

  • Augmented reality
  • Hazard simulations
  • Virtual tours
  • GIS and remote sensing
  • 3D mapping and modelling
  • Reality capture
  • Drone mapping
  • Advance flood visualisation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Policies in Flood Management, Hydrology and Hydraulics
  • Flood Risk Modelling
  • Natural Flood Management and Sustainable Drainage Systems
  • Adaptation and Urban Flood Resilience
  • Urban Drainage Design and Engineering
  • Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

UK/EU

  • Bachelor’s degree (2:2 or higher) or international equivalent in environmental sciences, geography, geology, engineering or allied disciplines; or five years' work experience in water, flood and/or environmental management.
  • Students must have access to a computing device which is connected to the internet to engage with the course.

International

  • Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. 
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6705 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6705 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

The University of Chester offers generous international and merit-based scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate study, providing a significant reduction to the published headline tuition fees. You will automatically be considered for these scholarships when submitting an application and any award given will be shown on your offer letter.

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