Taught course

Hydrogeology and Water Management

Newcastle University · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A good 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in subjects such as engineering, geography, environmental sciences, earth sciences, mathematics, physics, geology, chemistry, computer sciences or geomatics. Applicants with different or non-standard qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, particularly if you have relevant industrial experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The Hydrogeology and Water Management MSc provides a comprehensive education in water management. It has a specific focus on groundwater issues and techniques.

You'll develop technical skills built on the latest science. You'll also broaden your understanding of policy and practice. This will be relevant to developing a professional career in the water industry.

Our MSc is for both practising professionals and graduates in subjects such as:

  • engineering
  • geography
  • environmental sciences
  • earth sciences
  • mathematics
  • physics
  • geology
  • chemistry
  • computer sciences
  • geomatics.

The needs of industry and government policy and our strong industrial engagement help shape our degree programmes. You'll gain from this engagement through:

  • industry guest lectures
  • site visits
  • projects.

Our graduates are in high demand. Particularly in consultancies and regulatory bodies in the UK and worldwide. You'll graduate with enhanced skills and knowledge, preparing you for a wide range of career opportunities.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Engineering