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MSc in Environmental Planning and Management

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Master Postgraduate Delft

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary You will be given the skills and know-how for strategic development, policy-making and decision-making for water quality management in urban and rural environments.
Course description This specialisation aims to lay the basis needed for professionals to play an active role in environmental policy making. It starts with the module Environmental Systems Analysis to make participants understand the relevant social and natural processes and the interaction between them. The actual process of policymaking and the policy instruments that can be applied and planning strategies in the process of policy making are subject of the modules Environmental Policy Making and Environmental Planning, respectively. The module Watershed & River Basin Management treats problems related to land and water resources in an integrated way. Environmental problems related to the use of and impacts on freshwater ecosystems are dealt with in the module Aquatic Ecosystems. The final module, Water and Environmental Law & Institutions, is broad again, addressing environmental legislation and institutional arrangements in environmental policymaking
Study subjects Introduction Environmental Science (natural processes; Human Dimensions; Analytical tools); Water Quality Assessment; Wetlands for Water Quality; Environmental Planning; Water and Environmental Law & Institutions; International Fieldtrip; Aquatic Ecosystems; Watershed & River Basin Management; Group Work; MSc Preparatory Course; MSc Proposal Writing; MSc thesis.
Course objectives To provide those who wish to specialize in environmental planning and management with the know-how and skills for strategic development, policy-making and decision-making in the environmental arena.
ECTS credits 106.00
Duration 19 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group assignment, lecture, research
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department IHE Delft
Information about the institution IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world and the only institution in the UN system to confer accredited MSc degrees and promote PhDs. It offers degree programmes, short courses, online courses and tailor-made training. Since 1957 the Institute has provided graduate education to more than 15,000 water professionals from over 160 countries. More than 175 PhD candidates were promoted. IHE Delft is at the centre of a vast international network of water related institutions, and functions as an interface between knowledge networks and centres, public and private sector organizations, scientific and professional associations and other members of the international water community. The Institute runs a substantial number of joint MSc programmes implemented in partnership with universities around the globe. These joint programmes combine the strengths of the collaborating institutions and deliver either multiple degrees or a joint degree.


Admission requirements
  1. 2 to 3 years of relevant working experience
  2. Relevant wo bachelor (academic bachelor): BSc degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognised university
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6
TOEFL internet based 87
TOEFL paper based 999
Professional experience required -
Duration 19 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
15 Oct 2020 1 Aug 2020 1 Aug 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 21942€ 21942n.a.
2020 (FT)€ 21942€ 21942n.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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