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MSc in Limnology and Wetland Management

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Master Postgraduate Delft

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary Focus on structure & functioning of aquatic & wetland ecosystems for their management & wise use.Learn how to interact with stakeholders, managers & policy makers for the development of best practices
Course description The programme provides scientists and engineers, interested in aquatic research and development, with a knowledge and understanding of the structure and functioning of aquatic and wetland ecosystems for their management and wise use, and interact with stakeholders, managers and policy makers for the development of best practices. The following subjects are offered: Introduction Environmental science (natural processes, human dimensions, analytical tools), Environmental Systems Analysis, Wetlands for Water Quality, Lake Ecology, Stream and River Ecology, East-African Wetlands for Water Quality, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Microbial Communities & Ecosystem Functioning, Conservation and Restoration Ecology, Group-work: IWRM & Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, Water Quality Monitoring & Bio-indicators, MSc Preparatory course, MSc Proposal Writing, MSc Thesis.
Study subjects Introduction to Environmental Science; Human Dimension in Environmental Change; Natural Processes in the Environment; Analytical Tools in Environmental Sciences; Ecology of Lake Ecosystems; Stream & River Ecology; Wetlands for Water Quality; Fish Ecology & Aquaculture; Food webs & Microbiological Communities; Water-quality & Bio-monitoring; Conservation & Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems.
Course objectives To provide scientists and engineers, interested in aquatic research and development, with a knowledge and understanding of the structure and functioning of aquatic and wetland ecosystems for their management and wise use, and interact with stakeholders, managers and policy-makers for the development of best practices.
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 20 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group assignment, laboratory work, 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

Admission requirements
  1. Several 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 20 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
30 Sep 2019 15 Jun 2019 15 Jun 2019
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 19920€ 19920n.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.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

I. Melis

Admission and Fellowship Officer

i.melis@un-ihe.org

Contact information for the institution

IHE Delft

Student Affairs

info@un-ihe.org

Telephone number
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