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Full time & Part time September MSc 12 months full-time 24 or 36 months part-time 36 months distance learning 60 months Professional Development route

About the course

Why this course?

Throughout the globe, the issues of water scarcity, water security, water economics and health and sanitation all rely on high-quality hydrogeology knowledge. This MSc will prepare you as a functional hydrogeologist to meet the needs of:

  • industry
  • regulators
  • non-governmental organisations
  • government
  • consultants

The course provides you with the theoretical and practical skills to succeed in a career as a hydrogeologist. You’ll develop sound fieldwork skills which are sought-after by employers.

You’ll study

The MSc involves a curriculum of eight core classes and a range of optional classes. Each module is taught two to three hours per week over eight to 11 weeks.

Alternatively, the Open Access programme allows professionals to take single modules for Continuous Professional

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Entry Requirements

Normally, a first or upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent overseas qualification) in earth sciences, environmental sciences, civil engineering, environmental engineering, water engineering or other related disciplines.

Lower degree classifications might be considered if there is strength elsewhere (for example, relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals).

Course Content

Where is University of Strathclyde


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Student Profile(s)

Reid Polmanteer

The overall MSc in Hydrogeology, while unique, amazingly fun and interesting, also opened up the door for me to start a career in Africa as a consultant. The programme has provided me with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful consultant in a place that desperately needs this sort of expertise.

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