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Advanced Water Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Water Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Advanced Water Management course builds on our 30 year legacy in Environmental Water Management. It includes contemporary issues and innovations in water management and a unique integrated skills training programme to better prepare students for a challenging career in water.

Managing water is one of society’s greatest challenges. What was once an abundant natural resource now requires careful management to ensure its availability and quality for future generations. Developed in partnership with leading organisations in the water sector, the Advanced Water Management MSc will prepare you for a successful and rewarding career optimising the use of water resources, in the water industry, government, consultancy, and the charitable sector.

Who is it for?

The course is ideal for graduates wishing to develop the expertise needed to solve environmental water management problems. It is designed to complement and expand your existing knowledge of science, policy and practice, making it suitable for students from a range of backgrounds. Recent students have joined us from undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in engineering (civil, hydraulic, agricultural), physical geography, chemistry, and environmental sciences, as well as from professional careers.

Our strong industry links make the course particularly suited for those looking to work in the water industry, government or environmental and engineering consultancy, and a wide range of roles including water quality, water resources, aquatic habitat and wildlife, flood defence and policy.

Your future career

Successful graduates have been able to pursue or enhance their careers in a variety of key areas such as:

Environmental Consultant, Hydrologist, Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer, Flood Risk Officer, Flood and Coastal Risk Manager, Environmental Hydrologist, Research Scientist, Civil and Water Management Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Water Resource Modelling Specialist, Hydrogeologist, Water Quality Scientist, Team Leader Fisheries & Biodiversity, Water Resource Manager, Senior Consultant, Principal Consultant, Asset Strategy and Investment Programme Manager, Principal Water Resources Planner, Regional Director (Water).

Accreditation

The MSc of this course is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). As a graduate of the MSc course, you are eligible for graduate membership in this leading professional body.

Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

Different course options

Full time | Cranfield Campus | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

A unique component of a Cranfield University taught MSc is the group project. Group projects are usually sponsored by industry partners and provide students with experience of working on real challenges in the workplace along with skills in team working, managing resources and developing reporting and presentation skills. Experience gained is highly valued by both students and prospective employers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Candidates must possess, or be expected to achieve, a first or second class UK Honours degree in a relevant science, engineering or related discipline, or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.