Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Water Resource Engineering and Management

The programme aims to provide a high quality professional education for engineers and professionals in water engineering and water resources management. The programmes is designed to stretch students' educational horizons across traditional subject boundaries, encompassing sustainable development and technology and international policy/legislation in the area of water engineering and water resource management.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in a science, technology or other degree with demonstrable water, engineering and environmental content. (for example: Environmental science; civil and environmental engineering; chemical engineering; environmental management; physics; geology; mechanical engineering; geography; electrical engineering; biology; chemistry; biotechnology). Candidates with appropriate experience may be considered through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Core modules include: Water resource management and hydrology; health, safety and international management; international water policy, water security and water quality management; water quality and waste water treatment and dissertation. Elective modules may include: Environmental pollution, monitoring and analysis; sustainable waste management; hydrochemistry and ecotoxicology; the oil and gas industry; geographic information systems and environmental management; contaminated land and landfill engineering; climate justice.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a combination of examinations; coursework; presentations; computer-based tests; case study analysis; reports; the final dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions are made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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