Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Water Engineering

The programme will provide opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: knowledge and understanding of the principles of water engineering, including fluid mechanics, hydrology, and sustainable design, specialist areas that impact on the successful application of water engineering knowledge projects, e.g. sustainable construction management, financial management and risk analysis, and the interplay between engineering and sustainability in complex real-world situations; at the cognitive level students will be able to select, use and evaluate appropriate investigative techniques, assemble and critically analyse relevant primary and secondary data, recognise and assess the problems and critically evaluate solutions to challenges in managing water engineering projects, evaluate the environmental and financial sustainability of current and potential civil engineering activities.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, science or technology discipline; other qualifications and subjects (including but not limited to mathematics, computer sciences, architecture, environmental sciences) will be considered with a minimum 3 years of relevant work experience and assessed on an individual basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6 (with at least 5.5 in writing, listening, reading and speaking); TOEFL paper-based test 550 (with at least 4 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 79(with at least 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing); Pearson 51 (with at least 51 in all subscores); or BrunELT 60 per cent (with at least 55 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: sustainable project management; GIS and data analysis; water infrastructure engineering; risk and financial management; hydrology and hydraulics; water treatment engineering; water process engineering; research methods; civil engineering dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: examinations, coursework, projects, assignments, essays, laboratory work and short tests.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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