Taught course

Water and Environmental Management

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

Entry requirements

Equivalent of a UK second class honours degree in any subject. Applicants with other qualifications and relevant experience will be considered individually. Accredited Prior Certified Learning (APCL) is available for those who already have associate membership of IEMA. If English is not your first language, students will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. If students do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help to achieve this level.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This multidisciplinary course focuses on sound water management and sustainable development. It's designed for those working or aiming to work in the management of water resources, catchments and river basins, or in a related area such as policy, planning, sustainable engineering or conservation. Students develop expertise in the choice, design and implementation of a range of environmental management tools and methods, including environmental impact assessment, integrated catchment management and sensitive river engineering. Core modules: Environmental Mangement tools and methods, Environmental Policy and Governance, Foundation in Environmental Auditing, Management Skills for Environmental Mangement, and for the MSc a Research Methods module and an independent research project. Specialist modules are: Water resources; Water pollution control.

Information for international students

If English is not the first language, a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent will be required.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24 months
full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
18-48 months
distance learning
18 months

PGCert

part time
18-48 months
distance learning
18 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800
Fax
+44 (0)1707 284870