Technology for Intergrated Water Management at Ghent: -Advanced master programme. -Interuniversity education offering combined expertise in water-related research and development. -Multidisciplinary perspective: ecosystem approach / bioscience engineering / civil engineering. -Providing R&D-based technological answers for integrated water policy & management.
Integrated water management is the challenge of the 21st century. Worldwide, there is a need to train specialists in water technology who have knowledge of and insight in integrated water management and policy, trends and developments in the water sector, worldwide water problems and new techniques for water treatment and water purification. Since 2010, this advanced master is organized jointly by Ghent University (Centre Environmental Science & Technology) and the University of Antwerp (IMDO), together with the Antwerp Maritime Academy.
Semester 1 (Sept-Jan) -Preceded by introduction courses. -Introduction: compulsory. -Integration in Water Technology and Water Management: compulsory. -Specialization in Water Technology: elective courses. Semester 2 (Feb-June) -Integration in Water Technology and Water Management: master dissertation. -Specialization in Water Technology: elective courses.
Our programme will prepare you to become professionals in water quality with the appropriate skills for integrated water management, who end up in research institutes, global businesses, consultancies and governmental institutions, trained in state-of-the-art water technology and integrated water management.
Other admission requirements
The following language requirements apply to candidates with a non-Flemish master’s degree only. Candidates with a master’s degree from a Flemish university are nonetheless strongly advised to take a language test to assure they possess the necessary language skills to successfully complete the programme. Applicants can prove their proficiency in English either by submitting proof you have studied at least one academic year (or 60 ECTS credits) in an English-language master programme, or by submitting one of the following language certificates with a test validity of maximum 2 years: -TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): paper-based TOEFL level of minimum 550 or an internet-based TOEFL level of minimum 80. -IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6,5 overall score with a minimum of 6 for each sub-part. -OR Knowledge level B2 of the Common European Framework.
Students must have a master’s degree in the field of: Sciences; Applied Sciences; Applied Biological Sciences; Nautical Sciences; Other masters - only after approval of the application file from which appear previously acquired and proven competences in one of the above mentioned training programmes. A good command of English in all aspects (written, spoken, and comprehension) is a prerequisite. Proof of proficiency in English has to be presented upon registration. Without this, registration for the Master of Technology for Integrated Water Management is not possible! See course description for further admission details.
Recipient: University of Ghent
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