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Water Governance

Abertay University

Master
12 months
Duration
14750 GBP/year
4389 GBP/year
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About

This is a potential research degree area, subject to the approval of the Abertay University. If you are interested in undertaking a research degree in Water Governance, please make contact with the Dean to discuss your proposal.

Overview

The Engineering Division is home to the University’s leading specialist centre - the Urban Water Technology Centre (UTWC) that has a unique focus on the interface between scientific and technological research addressing the challenges of building resilient and sustainable communities. The Water Governance programme from Abertay University.

Our strengths derive from valuable links established between academia and industry at a national and international level in the construction and civil engineering, water, waste, manufacturing, food and drinks sectors. 

Our research significantly contributes to Abertay’s Environment research theme with a focus on applying technological and sustainable solutions to contemporary problems. 

Our knowledge transfer expertise and management supporting tools assist a wide range of industrial and non-industrial stakeholders such as national and local government, a wide range of private sector organisations, regulatory bodies, water and waste companies, Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and health boards.

We have a formidable track record in combining academic skills and commercial expertise with our research approach being very much multi-disciplinary and industry-facing resulting in the expertise of our staff being much sought after by businesses and professionals in the field operating at an International Level. We are a member of SAGES network, a collaboration of Scottish Universities whose goal it is to provide the highest quality/world-leading postgraduate education and research experience. 

The research degrees

You have the option of studying an MSc by Research, an MPhil or a PhD.

When deciding which degree is right for you, you should consider the level of commitment required, the duration, cost and your career aspirations.

That being said, our research degrees are flexible. You can begin an MSc or an MPhil and then seek to transfer to a PhD without having to start your project all over again. You can also switch from full-time to part-time study, and vice versa. 

Programme Structure

What does a research degree involve? 

  • As a postgraduate research student, you will carry out an original, independent research and/or practice-based project, whilst being guided and supported by a team of expert academic supervisors. 
  • As you do this, you will benefit from an extensive programme of researcher development tailored to your background, needs and future ambitions. This will in turn help you develop the skills required to deliver research excellence.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
Upper Second Class

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement for all our research degrees is an Upper Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent) at undergraduate level in an appropriate discipline and/or a Master’s degree. 
  • In some cases, appropriate professional or experiential learning may be considered in combination with a lower classification of Honours degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4389 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4389 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Scottish and EU (Part-Time): £2195 
  • England, N Ireland & Wales (Full-Time / Part-Time): £4389 / £2195

Funding

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.

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