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Water Management for Development (Distance Learning, Part-time) MSc / PGDip / PGCert

Water Management for Development (Distance Learning, Part-time) MSc / PGDip / PGCert

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

variable - to suit the learner

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Water Management Learning / Training Design / Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MSc Water Management for Development (Distance Learning) is designed to develop careers managing water and environmental sanitation services for low and middle-income countries. It is aligned with our full-time Loughborough-based master's of the same name. You also have to option to study this distance learning programme full-time.

This programme is managed by the Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering whose programmes are well-established and held in high regard by practitioners and employers from international development and emergency sectors. Modules are taught by experts in a broad range of disciplines who have considerable experience of working in low and middle-income countries.

This programme is designed to:

Provide the multidisciplinary knowledge and skills to coordinate, plan, manage and monitor water and environmental sanitation services, with a focus on low and middle-income countries
Support the professionalisation of the sector through policy development, performance improvement, institutional reform, change management, bench-marking services and aiming for financial viability
Equip you with knowledge of the range of appropriate water and environmental sanitation technologies
Encourage a critical approach to the global principles and local practice of sustainable water and environmental management for the public good
Equip you with appropriate expertise and skills for relevant work in the management of water and environmental sanitation for low- and middle-income countries
Encourage critical analysis through in-depth study of a specialist topic.

Loughborough attracts and appoints outstanding academics, many of whom are expert leaders in their fields. By studying our MSc Water Management for Development (Distance Learning), you will benefit from working alongside specialists who are enthusiastic about their subjects and at the forefront of current research. Visit the WEDC website for details of our academics and their research expertise. Staff usually interact with individual learners through Skype and/or telephone. This interaction provides you with a stimulating learning experience.

Distance learning courses can be studied part-time to fit with your employment commitments. We now also offer a full-time MSc Water Management for Development (Distance Learning) option to allow you to complete your master's degree in one year, wherever you are in the world.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£19,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in any discipline.