Taught course

Water and Environmental Management

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree in any subject.

Applicants with other qualifications and relevant experience will be considered individually by the Programme Tutor. Accredited Prior Learning (APL) is available for those who already have associate membership of IEMA.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Environmental water management is of increasing importance to all types of organisations in the UK and throughout the world. There is a growing need for qualified and trained environmental water managers.

The MSc Water and Environmental Management course focuses on sound water management and the requirements of sustainable development. You acquire expertise in the choice, design and implementation of a range of environmental management tools and methods including environmental impact assessment, integrated catchment management and environmentally sensitive river management.

Whether you are a graduate looking for a career in environmental water management or a professional who already has experience in this area the course advances your knowledge and skills so that you can develop your career in implementing environmentally sustainable solutions in business and organisations around the world. Studying on the MSc Water and Environmental Management course is the first step to becoming a Chartered Environmentalist.

Three modules are Accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and when you successfully complete these modules you can apply for Associate Membership of IEMA . When you graduate you become eligible to apply for Graduate membership of Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) CIWEM.

The structure of the MSc Environmental Management degrees is based on six core modules and a choice of three taught modules from specialists ones. Students will begin their studies, for both full-time and part time students, with a core module in Sustainability and Environmental Systems. To obtain a Masters degree you need to carry out a supervised research project comprising of another taught module, research methods and a 10,000-15,000 word research project. The project can be based on an environmental management issue that interests you or is relevant to your organisation. If you do not want to carry out a research project you may graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma.

Information for international students

An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent will be required If English is not the first language. If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.

For country specific international qualifications please check here.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £6,970
International students
Full time: EU £6,970 Non EU £12,100

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 (Sept) or 15 (Jan) months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
ask@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800