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
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- 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
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesHydrology & Water Management Risk Management General Engineering & Technology View 139 other Masters in Risk Management in United Kingdom
- 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.
- 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.
International12450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA6705 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6705 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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