Hydrology and Water Resources Management - MSc


Imperial College London    Civil and Environmental Engineering

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Business & Management (5) Engineering (12) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Hydrology and Water Resources Management at Imperial College London. Delve into the intricate world of hydrology and water management through a multidisciplinary approach that combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications. Gain industry recognition with an accredited degree from the Joint Board of Moderators, enhancing your career prospects and earning potential as a Chartered Engineer. The programme offers a comprehensive curriculum covering core modules such as Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Urban Hydrology, and Water Quality Engineering. Engage in hands-on field visits, tackle global hydrological challenges, and conduct an individual research project in your area of interest. Develop essential skills in environmental data analysis, modelling, and sustainable water management. To qualify, you need a 2:1 in civil engineering, natural sciences, or related disciplines, with a strong foundation in mathematics. Exceptional candidates with relevant industry experience can apply through a Special Qualifying Exam. Elevate your expertise, broaden your horizons, and make a lasting impact in the field of hydrology and water resources management.

About the course

Discover the theoretical background and practical design considerations of hydrology and water resources management.

  • Explore the theoretical background and practical design considerations of hydrology and water resources management
  • Get industry recognition by achieving an accredited degree from the Joint Board of Moderators
  • Take part in informative field trips and work on global hydrological challenges

Understand the modern day challenges facing hydrologists on this one-year, multidisciplinary Master's course.

Hydrology explores the natural distribution of water in time and space. On this course, you'll evaluate the impact of manmade changes on the distribution and quality of this water.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 in civil engineering, natural sciences, earth sciences or other numerate disciplines.

A suitable grounding in mathematics is required, for example: A-level Mathematics grade A or B.

Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements listed but have substantial relevant industry experience may exceptionally be admitted following completion of a ‘Special Qualifying Exam’ (SQE).




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