University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

River Environments and their Management

This course examines the interactions between climate, hydrology, geomorphology, ecology, biogeochemical cycling, water and habitat quality and biodiversity; using a combination of lectures, fieldwork, tutorials, laboratory classes, group projects and an individual research-based thesis.

Entry requirements

Normally a good Honours degree or equivalent in geography or a related discipline.

Course modules

Modules include: groundwater and surface water interactions; surface water hydrology; river ecology; fluvial geomorphology; biogeochemical cycling; advances in water sciences; river restoration; water quality management; research and management in rivers; environmental analysis and modelling; research thesis.

Assessment methods

Research thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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