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International Land and Water Management

Wageningen University & Research

Master Postgraduate Wageningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary The two-year Master International Land and Water Management programme focuses on the scientific analysis of land and water management issues at different scales.
Course description An integration of physical, technical, socio-economic and political dimensions in various approaches is sought in order to critically analyse, understand and tackle land and water management problems. Students will develop a comparative insight into the development of land and water management, take an academic approach to various research paradigms, and acquire a problem-oriented, interdisciplinary attitude towards land and water management and rural development issues.
Study subjects Majors can be done within profiles such as Erosion and Soil and Water Conservation; Irrigation and Water Management and Integrated Water Management. Topics covered include Erosion Processes; Planning; Design and Socio-economic Evaluation of Soil and Water Conservation Measures; Design and Operation of Irrigation Systems and Integrated Management of Hydrological Systems.
Course objectives The programme focuses on the scientific analysis of the physical, environmental, technical and socio-economic aspects of water management and their mutual interactions. Graduates are capable of designing sustainable and efficient technical solutions to land and water management problems.
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes practicum, internship, lecture, self study, literature study, excursion, research project
Accreditation NVAO, NVAO

About the institution

Department Wageningen University & Research
Information about the institution Wageningen University & Research is the only university in the Netherlands to focus specifically on the theme 'healthy food and living environment'.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Grade Point Average of at least 70%; good skills in mathematics and/or statistics; basic computer skills.
  2. Applicants must provide recent evidence of their spoken and written command of English.
  3. Bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, land and water management, rural development, hydrology, agricultural engineering or related fields.
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6
IELTS speaking 6
TOEFL internet based 79
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 1 Jul 2020 1 May 2020
1 Sep 2021 1 Jul 2021 1 May 2021
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143€ 18700€ 13250

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), Anne van den Ban Scholarships Fund, FAO, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), StuNed Scholarship Programme, WUF

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studievoorlichting

study@wur.nl

Didi Stoltenberg

Study advisor

Erik Heijmans

programme director

erik.heijmans@wur.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studievoorlichting

study info

study@wur.nl

Telephone number +31 (0) 317-48 48 48
Course website More information about the course
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