Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Sustainable Water Management

This scheme combines modules in hydrology, water quality and ecology with a research project tailored towards developing skills relevant to a career in the UK or international water sector. You will be taught by world experts in the field, including staff from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (within LEC) and industry leader JBA Consulting. Your specialised project (including placements) benefits from our strong research links with organisations such as Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, United Utilities, JBA Consulting, Environment Agency, Defra and Government Research Councils.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) can be considered if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work). Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Modules on offer include: Catchment hydrology and assessment; catchment protection (field course); contaminated land and remediation; environmental management; forecasting and extreme event response; groundwater resources and protection; integrated systems for sustainable urban drainage; lake ecology; modelling environmental processes.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, presentations, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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01524 593795