Master of Science in Integrated Water Resource Management

Overview

The Master of Science in Integrated Water Resource Management programme shall impart in-depth knowledge and practical experience in applied science aspects of water systems in small island states, with a focus on water measurement, water sustainability, water consumption, water chemistry, microbiology and analytics. The course comprises a range of practical modules in water metering, sensing and measurement, applied microbiology, biofouling/biocorrosion, chemometrics, environmental microbiology and water chemistry

Course Duration

5 Semesters

Entry Requirements

MQF Level 5 qualification and adequate professional experience are also considered

Careers & Progression

With this degree you'll have great career potential in local government, the private sector, national and international organisations, as well as research institutions (public and private).

Our graduates have the skills to manage complex problems, work with diverse stakeholders, and understand the challenges of interdisciplinary working. They are sought after for roles in:

environmental monitoring
water resource management
pollution control
carbon management
sustainable waste management
sustainable energy
ecological management
As well as broader sectors such as the food, buildings, energy, telecoms and water industries.

All of these sectors need to think about environmental sustainability either through choice or through legislation. Employers look for graduates with interdisciplinary cross-cutting skills in communication, problem- solving, leadership, and team working, which is why they form a core part of our assessment process.

If you’re interested in PhD study, our master’s programmes will prepare you for continued postgraduate studies in environmental or sustainability topics.

Exit Strategy

Post-Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Resource Management (30 Credits)
Post- Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Resource Management (60 Credits)
Full Master in Integrated Water Resource Management (90 Credits)