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Environmental Assessment for Water-related Policies and Developments

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Certificate / Diploma Short course Delft

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary The course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to assess both project and policy level impacts of water-related developments
Course description Introduction to environmental assessment for water policies and developments Environmental impacts of water related policies, programmes, plans and projects Principles of EIA and SEA, and legal and policy framework EIA and SEA tools and methods Decision-making context of an EIA and SEA Case study (group and individual work): design an appropriate EA approach for a specific case Conditions for effective integration of EA into the planning/project approval process in different contexts in particular those of developing and transition countries Role of EIA and SEA in water sector development, climate proofing and related fields like delta management and river basin management
Study subjects Introduction to environmental assessment for water policies and developments Principles of EIA and SEA, and legal and policy framework EIA and SEA tools and methods Case study (group and individual work): design an appropriate EA approach for a specific case Effective integration of EA into the planning/project in developing and transition countries
Course objectives Upon completion of this course, participant will be able to explain the principles of environmental assessment and the potential role in water sector development. They will be able to apply suitable assessment methodologies, considering context specific participatory approaches to integrate environmental assessment in to project/programmes planning.
ECTS credits 5.00
Duration 3 week(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group assignment, individual assignment, lecture, literature 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. 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 3 week(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
8 Jun 2020 8 May 2020 8 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

Claudia Schutter-Brakel

Fellowship and Admission Officer

c.schutter-brakel@un-ihe.org

Contact information for the institution

IHE Delft

Student Affairs

info@un-ihe.org

Telephone number +31 15 215 1720
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