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Ensuring the sustainable provision of water and sanitation is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. By drawing on our cutting-edge research, real-life problem-solving experiences and extensive practitioner input, Cranfield University's Water and Sanitation for Development MSc will provide you with the tools to help solve this challenge.

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Overview

Key facts

Although much progress has been made over the last three decades, still more than one billion people lack access to a safe, reliable and affordable water supply; and more than twice that number still lack access to basic sanitation. 

Why choose the Water and Sanitation for Development programme offered by the Cranfield University ?

On successful completion of this option students will be able to:

  • Plan and design water sources in rural areas of lower-income countries, so the quality and quantity of water available is sustained
  • Evaluate water resource management methods
  • Plan and design sanitation facilities in lower-income countries and appraise different management methods
  • Explain different management and finance models for water, sanitation and hygiene services and evaluate how these might ensure access for the poorest.
  • Assess how services might vary in different contexts, specifically rural, urban and emergencies.
  • Critically evaluate water, sanitation and hygiene programmes, research and technologies.

Accreditation

This degree has been accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).

Programme Structure

  • Taught modules 40%, Group project 20%, Individual project 40%

Audience

This course is ideal for graduates who wish to progress their career in the planning, implementation and management of sustainable water supply and sanitation projects to low income countries.  

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must possess, or be expected to achieve, a 1st or 2nd class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline such as engineering, environmental science, geography, development studies, earth science or related subjects, or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

International & EU:

  • MSc Part-time: £21,500
  • PgDip Full-time:  £17,400
  • PgCert Full-time: £8,700

UK:

  • MSc Full-time: £10,500
  • MSc Part-time: £1,635 

Living costs for Cranfield

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • GREAT China Scholarship
  • The Cranfield Scholarship
  • Masters Loan from Student Finance England
  • Santander Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • Future Finance Student Loans

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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