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Sustainable Water Management


Course Description

This scheme combines modules in hydrology, water quality and ecology with a research project tailored towards developing skills relevant to a career in the UK or international water
sector. You will be taught by world experts in the field, including staff from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (within LEC) and industry leader JBA Consulting. Your specialised project (including placements) benefits from our strong research links with organisations such as Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, United Utilities, JBA Consulting, Environment Agency, Defra and Government Research Councils. The award requires the successful completion of four 15 credit modules.

Modules on offer include:
- Catchment Hydrology and Assessment
- Catchment Protection (field course)
- Contaminated Land and Remediation
- Environmental Management
- Forecasting and Extreme Event Response
- Groundwater Resources and Protection
- Integrated Systems for Sustainable Urban Drainage
- Lake Ecology
- Modelling Environmental Processes

Visit the Sustainable Water Management page on the Lancaster University website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Gary Fielding

I chose to study at LEC as it provided continuity from my enjoyable time at undergraduate level at Lancaster University. The Sustainable Water Management course provided a good platform to address my interests in the various aspects of water management and a way of gaining the understanding and knowledge needed to be able to work in the water sector. Having enjoyed learning about the integrative and vast aspects of the varying water resources, both social and physical, I was able to achieve my goal of securing a job within the water industry. I am currently employed on the Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water graduate scheme training to be an Asset Manager.


(Scholarship)

Lancaster Environment Centre Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

Eligible Scheme(s): All LEC Masters degrees

Value of Scholarship(s)

Several scholarships worth £1,500 (UK & EU applicants) and £3,000 (Overseas applicants)

Eligibility

Who can apply: These are open to UK, EU and Overseas applicants

Application Procedure

For further information on how to apply please see website below:
http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec/postgraduate/taught-masters/funding/

Further Information

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec/postgraduate/taught-masters/funding/



Entry Requirements

An 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).

Course Fees

UK/EU students £6,500, Overseas Students £16,220


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