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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Hydrology Earth Sciences Geology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc will prepare you as a functional hydrogeologist to meet the needs of: industry, regulators, non-governmental organisations, government, consultants. The MSc Hydrogeology course provides you with the theoretical and practical skills to succeed in a career as a hydrogeologist. You’ll develop sound fieldwork skills which are sought-after by employers and will have the opportunity to develop a dissertation project overseas. You will contribute to on-going, internationally-linked projects in sustainable water development and have the opportunity to work with industrial partners.

Careers

Graduates with an MSc in Hydrogeology are in very high demand as there is an expected shortage of hydrogeologists that will continue for the next decade.

Additionally, throughout the world, the issue of water scarcity, water security, water economics and health and sanitation all rely on high-quality hydrogeology knowledge.

Modules

This class explores the complete sequence of a site investigation: Desk study; Site sampling organisation and techniques; Data collection and Chemical analysis. The class also covers data modelling and interpretation using risk assessment models.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£21,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a first or upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent overseas qualification) in environmental sciences, engineering, environmental management, biology, chemistry or other related disciplines. Lower degree classifications might be considered if there is strength elsewhere (for example, relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals.)

University information

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