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Water Sensitive Cities

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Certificate / Diploma Short course Delft

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary Promote liveable, sustainable & resilient cities, integrating green urban adaptation into urban development. Address drinking, surface & waste water issues and achieve integration and multi-values.
Course description The short course will address data requirements, tools, approaches, relevant planning policy frameworks, decision making and implementation experiences needed to build and foster Water Resilient Cities.
Study subjects Introduce concept of Water Sensitive Cities. Urban (climate) adaptation challenges and solutions. Water Sensitive Urban Design as a process and why it is relevant to address the integrated management of the water cycle, Governance and institutional issues. Applying WSC principles in developing cities. Best Practice case studies. drought resilience
Course objectives Describe the development of cities. Argue the case for integration and multiple-value. Explain the role of spatial planning and design philosophy in urban water management, and implement these within an overall strategy; Analyse the need for community participation and collaborative governance. Identify adaptation solutions that suite realities of developing cities.
ECTS credits 5.00
Duration 3 week(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group assignment, lecture, self study
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. WO-Bachelor in a relevant field of the course
  2. Several years of relevant working experience
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6
TOEFL internet based 87
TOEFL paper based 999
Professional experience required -
Duration 3 week(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
29 Jun 2020 29 May 2020 29 May 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2910€ 2910n.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), MENA Scholarship Programme , Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Mrs Claudia Schutter - Brakel

Admission and Fellowship officer

c-schutter-brakel@un-ihe.org

Contact information for the institution

IHE Delft

Student Affairs

info@un-ihe.org

Telephone number
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