Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments

This programme is delivered in close collaboration with our advisory board of representatives from the water industry, and provides fundamental and applied training in the science and management of freshwater environments. Combining hydrology, geomorphology, biogeochemistry and ecology, the degree is designed to produce outstanding scientists capable of developing interdisciplinary solutions to priority water resource and catchment issues. It involves fieldwork at our research sites including the near-natural Tagliamento River, Italy, and heavily impacted rivers within London and the south-east of England.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree or higher in a relevant subject (e.g. biology, earth science, environmental science, geography) from a UK university or equivalent international qualification, together with 2 supportive references; candidates are expected to have good English language abilities and to meet the standard of the IELTS (or equivalent) at a level of 6.5.

Course modules

Core module: Individual research project; compulsory modules:; catchment science in practice; flood risk management and modelling; river assessment and restoration; biogeosciences and ecosystem services; field methods for freshwater environmental science; data analysis; plus 1 option module: physical modelling of fluvial processes; desk study.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a variety of coursework assignments including essays, literature reviews, scientific and design reports, presentations, modelling exercises, annotated bibliographies, skills portfolios and field notebooks. You will also complete a 12,000-word individual research project on a topic of your choice relating to the programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,475 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,675 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,350 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,675 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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