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MSc in Hydrology and Water Resources

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 deal with surface and groundwater, addressing both water quantity and quality, learning to understand human influences on the hydrological system and apply tools, such as modelling, for the p
Course description Hydrology is an earth science studying the circulation and distribution of global water and encompassing elements of other disciplines, such as geology and geophysics, meteorology and climatology, ecology and engineering. Hydrologists play a key role in integrated water resources assessment and management. Graduates are able to understand, describe and quantify the physical and bio-geochemical processes of the hydrological cycle so that they can better plan, manage and engineer natural water resources.
Study subjects Geo Science and Engineering Hydrology; Environmental Aspects; Data Collection and Processing; GIS; Groundwater and Surface Water Modelling; Water Resources Management; Supporting Sciences and Technology.
Course objectives Being able to analyse (geo-)hydrological data and processes; simulation of (geo-hydrological) processes; integrated use of GIS in water resources; integrate environmental aspects into water resources; use of mathematical models; support sustainable development.
ECTS credits 106.00
Duration 19 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes computer modeling, 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

Admission requirements
  1. Preferably 2 to 3 years of practical or research work 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)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
17 Oct 2019 1 Aug 2019 1 Aug 2019
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.

Scholarships

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

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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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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