Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Water and Environmental Management

The course is managed by the Sustainable Water Management Research Group; its expertise includes water resources management; SuDS; urban drainage; flood inundation modelling; sediment transport; flood risk management and pollutant.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours Degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For Postgraduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours Degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. If English is not the applicant's 1st language a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required with all elements passed at 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Core units: environmental hydrology and water resources; water and wastewater treatment; urban drainage and water supply; integrated water resource management; dissertation; optional units: irrigation water management; construction financial management; desalination and water re-use (Dubai campus only); marine water discharges; sustainability and civil engineering; water conservation; computer simulation of river flows.

Assessment methods

Coursework and written examinations.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis; this course is also included in the programme for the Panasonic Trust Fellowship.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 20 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 20 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator, School of the Built Environment
Telephone number: 
0131 4514650