Masters in Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences

Hydrology & Water Management

About

Find out more information about Hydrology & Water Management

Hydrology is studying the movement, distribution and quality of water on the planet, while water management is related to the development of policies and regulations. Resources and sustainability are analysed in the practical parts of a Bachelor’s degree in hydrology and water management. The discipline covers both academic study and development based on solutions. Research institutes offering prestigious Masters and Bachelors in Hydrology and Water Management are known worldwide, especially among international students.

The field of study covers subjects such as hydrogeology, marine hydrology, drainage basin management, water quality, irrigation, water conservation and water treatment. Students graduating a Master’s degree in Hydrology and Water Management closely work with environmental engineers, geologists and civil engineers.

Water management also includes treatment of drinking water, industrial water, sewage and wastewater, flood protection and the water table. Opportunities after graduation cover jobs as a group manager in a private company, university lecturer, scientists in hydrology or water resources consultant in a state agency.

Read more View all Master's Degrees in Hydrology & Water Management

Suggested Masters in Hydrology & Water Management

M.Sc. Maritime Management

The Maritime Management programme at Chalmers University of Technology gives the students a theoretical and practical knowledge in Project Management, Quality, Risk and Safety Management with a well proven Chalmers standard at Master level. The Maritime Management programme is offered at the Chalmers University of Technology.

Sweden
M.Sc. Water Science and Engineering

The Water Science and Engineering programme at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education focuses on the ability to develop infrastructure and gives knowledge on hydrological and hydraulic processes and modelling tools for improved water management in coastal zones, river basins and agricultural areas.

Netherlands
M.Sc. Wetland Science and Conservation

This taught one-year course in Wetland Science and Conservation from Bangor University will give students a thorough understanding of all aspects of wetland science and ecology. Students will also gain experience and knowledge on the complex conservation, restoration and management issues associated with wetlands.

United Kingdom
M.Sc. Water Treatment Technology

Every day 2 million tons of sewage and industrial and agricultural wastewater is discharged into the water bodies. Especially, water treatment is inadequate in many parts of the world and legislations concerning the wastewaters are constantly tighten. The Water Treatment Technology programme is delivered by Lappeenranta University of Technology.

Finland