Taught course

Water Resources Management

University of Southampton · School of Civil Engineering and the Environment

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in Environmental Sciences, Geography, Zoology, Oceanography, Biology, Geology or Physics.

Months of entry


Course content

Water scientists and engineers are vital for the conservation and enhancement of our aquatic environment, both locally and globally.

This MSc will develop your ability to accurately assess the potential and existing impacts on the water environment from industrial practices, abstraction and agriculture. You will focus on developing the professional skills you will require for a rewarding career as a water focused environmental scientist..

Compulsory modules include: Freshwater Ecosystems; Environmental Pollution; MSc Research Project; Advanced Quantitative Methods. Optional modules include: Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants; Sustainable Resource Management; Environmental Law and Management; Environmental Management Systems; Coastal Flood Defence; River Basin Management; Coastal and Maritime Engineering and Energy; Coastal Morphodynamics; Waste Resource Management; Water and Wastewater Engineering.

See course page on the website for full module information.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Engineering and Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651