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Water Resources and Environmental Management

University of Twente

Certificate / Diploma Short course Enschede

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary Learn to use earth observation and geo-information techniques to create safe and sustainable water management solutions
Course description Many of the world’s major environmental concerns have to do with water. Potable water is getting increasingly scarce, which makes it a valuable resource to be managed wisely. Extreme weather causes excessive flooding which can often be prevented with proper by interventions. Pollution of valuable water resources and the status of precious wetlands deserve close monitoring. Would you like to contribute to tackling these issues caused by having too little, too much, or dirty water? Then ITC’s specialization in Water Resources and Environmental Management is what you’re looking for.   Timely, accurate, and detailed spatial information on the status of water resources is the key to managing water resources. At ITC you will learn how to utilize theoretical knowledge and develop the skills required for effective water resources management. ITC research areas you could explore include flood prediction, groundwater recharge, drought monitoring and prediction, water quality monitoring, and climate studies. For more information on this course or on other courses, please visit our website at www.itc.nl.
Study subjects Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Earth Observation for Ground water/Environmental Hydrology/Surface Hydrology, water cycle studies, hydrological data acquisition, advanced hydrologica modelling.
Course objectives Participants will develop skills in methods and techniques relevant to integrated watershed hydrology, groundwater, surface water and/or environmental hydrology. Case studies and fieldwork play a crucial role, enabling participants to acquire a working knowledge of advanced tools and methods.
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 11 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, computer exercise, excursion, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, lecture, literature study, research project, oral presentation, practicum, self study, tutorial, working group
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Information about the institution The University of Twente is where talent can best realize its full potential. Students and staff are the key. Together they ensure pioneering research, relevant innovation and inspiring education.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. A Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised university in a discipline related to the course.
  2. Preferably working experience in a relevant field.
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English C1
IELTS overall band 6.0
TOEFL computer based 213
TOEFL internet based 80
TOEFL paper based 550
Professional experience required -
Duration 11 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
27 Aug 2020 1 Jun 2020 1 Jun 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)n.a.n.a.€ 15200

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

WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation, Education for Nature Program (EFN) – Professional Development Grant (PDG)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Adrie Scheggetman

education-itc@utwente.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studie Informatiecentrum

study info

study@utwente.nl

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