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Water Management

HZ University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor Undergraduate Middelburg

Course description

Qualification Bachelor of Science
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary Water management is one of the world's most pressing topics. At HZ you study this subject in an international context, specialising in Aqua Ecotecnology or Spatial Planning & Design or Delta Managemen
Course description 50% of the Bachelor’s programme consists of fieldwork and practical assignments.With the specialisation Aquatic Eco Technology, you learn how to find solutions to a wide range of water related problems. With the specialisation Spatial Planning & Design, you monitor the effects of climate change and design spatial solutions, you learn how to 2D or 3D visualise and communicate your strategies. If you choose to specialise in Delta Management, you develop strategies by taking into consideration economic, ecological, spatial, and social aspects. In these 3 specialisations, you will have two semesters of internships.
Study subjects If you specialise in Aqua Eco Technology, you will focus on subjects like water systems, biology, Ecology and Technology. If you specialise in Delta Management, you will cover such subjects as water, safety, climate change, environmental planning, legislation and economic insights. with Spatial Planning & Design, you learn to plan and design areas with drawing softwares.
Course objectives HZ provides you with the knowledge and the expertise to find solutions to a wide range of water-related problems.
ECTS credits 240.00
Duration 4 year(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, computer modeling, excursion, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, internship, laboratory work, lecture, literature study, oral presentation, portfolio, research project, self study, workshop
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department HZ University of Applied Sciences
Information about the institution Quality of education is one of HZ's main priorities. HZ has been ranked in the top three of medium-sized Dutch universities of applied sciences for the last 9 years. HZ has an extensive network of partner universities, companies and institutes all over the world, so you can choose from a wide range of one-semester exchange programmes and internships during your studies. Moreover, HZ maintains close contact with the business field by integrating companies’ projects into its Bachelor programmes. HZ offers the following Bachelor programmes in English : - International Business - Tourism Management - Informatics & Communication Technology - Logistics Engineering - Water Management (Aqua Ecotechnology/Delta Management) - Civil Engineering - Chemistry (Applied Chemistry/Life Sciences) - Industrial Engineering & Management And one Master of Science : River Delta Management


Admission requirements
  1. A qualification equivalent to a Dutch secondary education diploma, which gives you access to higher education, and a good knowledge of one or more of the following subjects : biology, chemistry, mathematics or economics. You can find a list of admissible diplomas on HZ's website:
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English 169
IELTS overall band 6.0
TOEFL internet based 80
TOEFL paper based 550
Professional experience required -
Duration 4 year(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 15 Jul 2020 15 Jun 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143€ 7835n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.


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