Taught course

International Water and Sanitation Management

Institution
Loughborough University · School of Civil and Building Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in any discipline.

Entry requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma are as above. Alternatively entry to the PGCert may be considered depending on alternative qualification and relevant experience, on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our International Water and Sanitation Management MSc programme designed to develop careers managing water and environmental sanitation services for low- and middle-income countries.

The programme is managed by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering. Full details about the centre are available on the WEDC website.

WEDC programmes are well-established, and held in high regard by practitioners and employers from both 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 professionalization of the sector, through policy development, performance improvement, institutional reform, change management, benchmarking services and aiming for financial viability
  • encourage a critical approach to the global principles and local practice of sustainable water and environmental management for the public good
  • equip students with appropriate expertise and skills for relevant work in 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 Water and Environmental Management programme, 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 the WEDC staff team.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements
All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their firstlanguage is English or not. Find out more here.
IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component.

Fees and funding

For fees and funding information please look at our website http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

Distance learning available.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
wedc-admissions@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
(0)1509 222641