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A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in an engineering, public health or international development-related subject.
We may also consider applicants with equivalent academic or professional qualifications in an engineering or natural science subject. Applicants without formal qualifications who have a proven track record in work may also be considered.
All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.
Months of entry
This Masters degree will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of how to deliver effective modern water supply, sanitation and other public health interventions in urban and rural areas in low-income and transitional economies.
The MSc is particularly aimed at consultants, and working professionals in national and local government, non-government organisations, international development organisations and public health agencies. It has a strong focus on developing practical and policy skills and addresses the critical future challenges of climate change, population growth and urbanisation. You’ll develop your understanding of technical interventions in water supply, sanitation and solid waste management.
Run in conjunction with the Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, one of the UK’s preeminent public health research centres, and informed by the work in our Water, Public Health and Environmental Engineering Group, this Masters will give you the knowledge and skills to identify and deliver investments that will have major benefits for health and development.
Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research as well as years of industrial experience of members of staff.
You’ll be taught by internationally renowned academics working at the forefront of their fields, who are passionate about the subjects they teach.
Staff teaching on this course have close working links with a number of key institutions in the field of international development, including UNICEF, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, WaterAid, the Menstrual Health Hub, World Vision, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the African Development Bank.
Project work enables you to develop skills as a researcher, asking and answering important questions about the way our world works.
Throughout your studies you’ll benefit from a structured support system to give you help and advice about your approach to studying and how to become adept at independent learning.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Admissions Team
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