Water and Environmental Engineering

Aalborg University

24 months
13514 EUR/year
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During the Master's programme in Water and Environmental Engineering, offered by Aalborg University you learn to construct systems for water supply and drainage systems. You learn to plan how our groundwater can be utilised and protected, and you gain insight into the protection of our streams, fjords, and seas.


As the population of the world increases and people gather in cities more and more, the need for a proper water supply and water drainage intensifies from day to day. History has shown that a well-functioning water supply and drainage is the most important factor with respect to the health of the population.

Because this need is so fundamental, the water sector is almost independent of the actual economical and political situation which makes an education as engineer in Water and Environment an excellent long-term investment with fine employment possibilities all around the world.

Although the pipes for water supply and drainage are hidden below the soil surface, it is worth remembering that this part of the infrastructure of the society has the highest economical value of them all; more than roads, railroads, electricity etc. To overcome the on-going and coming climate changes, the development and extension of the storm drainage of the cities will be a further challenge for engineers in Water and Environment

During the Aalborg University programme, you can work with subjects such as:

  • Water supply
  • Wastewater treatment plants
  • Oxygen depletion
  • Pollution

Job and Career

Engineers in the field of Water and Environment have knowledge on hydraulics and modelling which can be used for instance in connection with examination of polluted areas.

As an engineer in the field of Water and Environment, you can for instance work with potential solutions that can help preserve our groundwater or with solutions for sewage treatment.

Your future job title could be:
  • Development Engineer
  • Coordinator
  • Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Hydrogeology and Groundwater Modelling
  • Environmental Soil Science and Geostatistics 
  • Experimental Hydrology
  • Hydrodynamics and Time Series Analysis of Environmental Flows 
  • Marine Pollution 
  • Limnology 
  • Fundamental Wastewater Treatment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Water and Environment or the like.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13514 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6757 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

50,400 DKK


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Water and Environmental Engineering
Aalborg University