Water and Environmental Management
This programme for engineers and scientists who want to improve the delivery of water and sanitation services in low and middle income countries. Students develop knowledge, expertise and skills in many aspects of inclusive and sustainable public health infrastructures and services. The programme is based in the School of Civil and Building Engineering Water, Engineering, and Development Centre (WEDC), 1 of the leading education and research institutes of its kind. Modules are taught by experts in a broad range of disciplines who have considerable experience of working in low and middle income countries. Classes include a mix of nationalities and past experiences, providing both a stimulating learning experience and a valuable future network. Externally accredited, WEDC programmes are well established, and held in high regard by practitioners and employers from both the emergency and development sectors.
Entry qualifications vary depending on the programme, but generally a good Honours degree in engineering or related discipline or an equivalent professional qualification.
Core modules: water and waste engineering principles; management of water and sanitation; water utilities management; data collection, analysis and research; group project; research dissertation. Optional modules (choose 3): water source development; wastewater treatment; integrated water resource management; solid waste management; water distribution and drainage systems; short project.
All modules except the group project and individual research project are assessed by timed assessments and coursework; the group project is assessed by the group report, individual contributions and an oral presentation; the individual research project is assessed by dissertation, fact sheet/briefing note and oral examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|