Taught course

Water and Environmental Management

University of Bristol · School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or international equivalent in Engineering or Science. Applicants must be able to demonstrate academic experience in Water/Hydro fields - this can be evidenced by modules in relevant subjects where applicants have achieved a 2:1 or international equivalent. Other highly relevant modules in subjects such as Environmental/Agricultural Management, Maths, Programming, Sciences, Geology and Meteorology may also be considered. Applicants with a lower class of degree with relevant work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc programme provides skills and knowledge to support your career in the field of water and environmental management. The content has been designed to help you develop a detailed knowledge of fundamental environmental processes, as well as policy, regulation and other tools.

A key focus is on how you can contribute to the sustainable management of water resources and other aspects of environmental management. Teaching covers both academic and practical skills. Teaching staff include leading water and environment researchers at the University of Bristol as well as practitioners with experience in private and government sectors, both in the UK and overseas. The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

The prestigious Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) from Shanghai Ranking has recently placed Bristol 1st in the UK and 14th in the world for the outstanding quality and depth of our research into water resources.

Visit the Department of Civil Engineering website to learn more about the MSc in Water and Environmental Management.

Information for international students

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Fees and funding

Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 117 394 1649