Applied Environmental Hydrogeology MSc

University of Edinburgh School of GeoSciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

About the course

Programme description

Be part of the next generation of sustainable hydrogeologists that will oversee and contribute to managing the global water crisis in the coming decades.

Groundwater resources are under threat around the globe from:

  • over-exploitation
  • anthropogenic contamination
  • climate change
  • land-use change

These threats put human and ecosystem health at risk by increasing the likelihood of water scarcity, water conflict, and water-related diseases.

The MSc Applied Environmental Hydrogeology develops your skills to tackle these challenges, and sustainably manage groundwater resources to protect human and ecosystem health.

Why Edinburgh

This exciting new MSc is unique from other hydrogeology programmes, as it focuses on combining modern quantitative skills, including computational analysis,

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


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