Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Flood Risk Management

This course aims to train a new generation of flood risk management specialists who can lead, develop and implement knowledge in this area in their own countries and institutions. Through theoretical, practical and computational (informatics) components, the programme provides the opportunity for graduates from a range of disciplines to enhance their knowledge of the water environment and flood risk management.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in subjects such as: Engineering; geography; environmental sciences; Earth sciences; mathematics; physics; geology; chemistry; computer sciences; geomatics. Applicants with different or non-standard qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, particularly if you have relevant industrial experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Water Resources Engineering, School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7457