Taught course

Environmental Water Consultancy

University of Leeds · School of Geography

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in geography or a related subject e.g. environmental science, engineering, earth sciences, chemistry, biology or related disciplines. However, this course is also suitable to you if you want to change your career direction or want to reinforce your career with a focus on contemporary water management and consultancy. Relevant work experience is viewed positively and is taken into account particularly for candidates whose first degree grade is slightly below our requirement. If you’re interested in this programme but are unsure if you have the necessary background, please get in touch with us to discuss your position.

Months of entry


Course content

This is currently the only course in the world that offers you training in environmental water management with a specific focus on consultancy. Building on the University’s world-class reputation for water-related research, it delivers highly practical business-focused training to prepare graduates for a role in water consultancy. Be taught by practicing consultants and lecturers, developing the relevant skills that meet industry demand.

More information

Taught by practising consultants and lecturers, the programme offers:

  • understanding of the policy underpinning environmental water management.
  • detailed knowledge and investigation of hydrological processes.
  • skills in interpreting client needs and formulating a contract for the project delivery of consultancy work.
  • skills in managing a consultancy project from inception to completion.

Your dissertation allows you to undertake a more research-focused project. In your final semester, you'll choose from a variety of modules, including a work-based project, which gives an insight into how businesses operate and enables you to apply your project management knowledge.

Information for international students

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For information contact the Admissions Team.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)113 343 6827