Taught course

Water and Environmental Management

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have:

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For PG conversion courses, non-cognate degrees will be considered. Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered.

For PG Diploma level entry applicants must have:

  • Third class honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area PLUS 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification.
  • Cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation.
  • Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and interview.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our Water and Environmental Management course offers a multi-disciplinary understanding of water resources and environmental issues. It’s designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and manage resources within the context of climate change and the environment. With growing worldwide issues over water resources, this sector is becoming ever more important.

The Water and Environmental Management course is delivered by experts in the field of water and environmental management, covering a wide range of relevant disciplines. It’s designed for graduates in civil engineering, earth sciences or other related disciplines. Career opportunities include water resources engineering, environmental engineering, flood risk management and industrial software packages.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
36-84 months
full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
36-84 months

PGDip

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Bhaskar Sen Gupta
Email
b.sengupta@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 451 8171