Sustainable Water Management MSc
This scheme combines modules in hydrology, water quality and ecology with a research project tailored towards developing skills relevant to a career in the water sector, either in the UK or overseas.
You will be taught by world experts in the field, including staff from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology within the Lancaster Environment Centre.
Your projects and optional work placements will benefit from our strong research links with organisations such as United Utilities, the Environment Agency, Defra and the UK Government Research Councils.
As an MSc SWM student you become an associate member of the Centre for Sustainable Water Management and are invited to all of our research and social activities.
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Two optional modules from the following (subject to change)Behaviour of Pollutants in the EnvironmentConservation BiologyContaminated Land and RemediationData Assimilation and IntegrationEnvironmental Applications of Isotope GeochemistryEnvironmental AuditingEnvironmental ManagementEnvironmental Sampling and Analysis for Trace OrganicsFood Security, Agriculture and Climate ChangeGeoinformaticsGeological HazardsHabitat ManagementInternational Environmental LawInternational Summer School: Food Security and Environmental Issues in ChinaNumerical skillsPerspectives on Environment and DevelopmentPollution MicrobiologyRenewable EnergySustainable Soil Management
Please see Postgraduate Module Guide for further information
- Biological Science : PhD
- Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation : MSc
- Ecology (by research) : MSc
- Ecology and Conservation : MSc
- Ecology and Conservation : PgCert
- Energy and the Environment : MSc
- Environment and Development : MSc
- Environment and Development : MA
- Environment and Development : PgCert
- Environment, Culture and Society : MSc
- Environmental Management and Consultancy : MA
- Environmental Science : PhD
- Environmental Science (by research) : MSc (research)
- Environmental Science and Technology : MSc
- Environmental Science and Technology : PgCert
- Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology : MSc
- Geography : PhD
- International MSc in Environmental Science and Technology : MSc
- International Masters in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security : MSc (Research)
- Nuclear Science and Engineering : PgCert
- Plant Sciences (by research) : MSc (research)
- Resource and Environmental Management : MSc
- Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security : MSc
- Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security : PgCert
- Sustainable Water Management : PgCert
- Volcanology and Geological Hazards : MSc
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For Entry: 2014
Director of Studies: Dr Nick Chappell.
Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.
Entry Requirements: Upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Assessment: Coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation.
Funding: All applicants should consult www.lancs.ac.uk/pgfunding/
Fees: View details of our Postgraduate Taught fees for 2013 entry. Fees for 2014 entry will be confirmed early in 2014.
Duration: Full time 12 Month(s), Part time 24 Month(s)
Department: Lancaster Environment Centre
Phone: +44 (0)1524 510257
For information on the course structure as followed by our current students, please see Lancaster University's Online Courses Handbook