Study Hydrology & Water Management in United Kingdom

Study Hydrology & Water Management in United Kingdom

Studying Hydrology & Water Management

Hydrology and water management deals with global water-related issues such as water quality and water distribution. Hydrology degrees are strongly connected to environmental engineering, but they can also include topics related to policy making and administration of resources. Graduates can become scientific resources managers, hydrogeologists or lecturers.

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53 Hydrology & Water Management Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, 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.

School of Biological Sciences
, M.Sc. International Maritime Business

This stimulating and intellectually challenging course helps to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to operate successfully within the international maritime industry. The International Maritime Business programme is offered at the Southampton Solent University.

Shipping and maritime business
, M.Sc. Water and Environmental Management

Our Water and Environmental Management MSc course provides training in the core scientific, technical and interdisciplinary skills essential for those seeking employment or research opportunities within water resource and environmental management fields.

School Environment and Technology
, M.Sc. Water and Environmental Management

TheWater and Environmental Management programme from Heriot-Watt University is delivered by experts in the field of water and environmental management, covering a wide range of relevant disciplines including: environmental hydrology; computer simulation of river flows; water conservation; environmental geotechnics; environmental and energy economics; urban drainage and water supply; water and wastewater treatment; marine wastewater disposal;

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
, M.Sc. Aquatic Ecology By Research

The Master of Science in Aquatic Ecology by Research from Queen Mary University of London offers students a comprehensive practical training with a good proportion of time spent in the laboratory and field. The content covered is closely aligned to the MSc Freshwater and Coastal Sciences, however this programme places more of an emphasis on practical work, rather than formal tuition such as lectures. You will develop all the skills necessary to undertake further academic or applied research through completion of an extended project.

Masters Programmes
, M.Sc. Hydrogeology

A comprehensive training in the theory and practice of groundwater science and engineering, providing an excellent basis for careers in scientific, engineering and environmental consultancies, water companies, major industries, research, and government scientific and regulatory services in the UK and abroad. Modules encompass the full range of groundwater studies and are supported by practical field sessions and computing and hydrogeological modelling based on industry standard software.

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
, M.Sc. Water: Science & Governance

Water Science and Governance combines pure and applied research methods from the social and environmental sciences. Gain an advanced understanding of the many contemporary, and often controversial, perspectives on water resource allocation and management. Examples from the UK and Europe, diverse water environments and differently evolved political economies worldwide.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
, M.Sc. Engineering in the Coastal Environment

The coastal zone is now widely recognised as important at national, European and global levels. Skilled engineers who can understand environmental issues in such sensitive areas are in high demand. The accredited MS in Engineering in the Coastal Environment programme from University of Southampton provides training in coastal engineering with joint emphasis on environmental and oceanographic matters and provides appropriate vocational training for interested engineers and physical scientists.

Ocean and Earth Sciences
, M.Sc. Sustainable Water Management

This scheme combines modules in hydrology, water quality and ecology with a research project tailored towards developing skills relevant to a career in the UK or international water sector. You will be taught by world experts in the field, including staff from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (within LEC) and industry leader JBA Consulting. The Sustainable Water Management programme is delivered by Lancaster University.

Lancaster Environment Centre
, M.Sc. Water and Environmental Engineering

The Centre for Environmental Health Engineering (CEHE) is a well-established multidisciplinary postgraduate centre with an international reputation for excellence in water and environmental engineering.

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
, M.Sc. The Environmental Water Consultancy

This is currently the only course in the world that offers you training in environmental water management with a specific focus on consultancy. Building on the University’s world-class reputation for water-related research, it delivers highly practical business-focused training to prepare graduates for a role in water consultancy. This The Environmental Water Consultancy course is offered by University of Leeds.

, M.Sc. Environmental Change and Management

The MSc aims to give you a broad appreciation of all aspects of the management of people and institutions in relation to environmental change, you will become analytical in your approach, and a competent and aware decision maker. The MSc emphasises cross-cutting, interdisciplinary approaches to the critical environmental problems of our time.

, M.Sc. Shipping Operations

This Shipping Operations postgraduate programme is delivered online using Southampton Solent University’s virtual learning environment, a web based platform that is accessible from anywhere in the world.

Shipping and maritime business
, M.Sc. Hydrology and Climate Change

Through theoretical, practical and computational (informatics) training, the Hydrology and Climate Change MSc will enhance your knowledge of the water environment and its management in the context of climate change.

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
, M.Sc. Water and Environmental Management

This programme is for you if you are a scientist or a professional intent on improving the delivery f water and environmental services in low- and middle-income countries. You will develop your knowledge, expertise and skills in many aspects of water, sanitation and environmental management.

Civil and Building Engineering
, M.Sc. Water and Environmental Management (Distance Learning)

This programme is for you if you are a scientist or a professional intent on improving the delivery of water and environmental services in low- and middle-income countries. You will develop knowledge, expertise and skills in many aspects of water, sanitation and environmental management.

Civil and Building Engineering
, M.Sc. Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering

Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering programme at University of Leeds will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of how to deliver effective modern water supply, sanitation and other public health interventions in urban and rural areas in low-income and transitional economies.

Faculty of Engineering
, M.Sc. Spatial Planning with Marine Spatial Planning

The father of town planning, Patrick Geddes was a professor of botany at this University hence our strong historical links to the planning profession. The University of Dundee has been running town and regional planning programmes for over fifty years with a proud list of its graduates who went on to take up positions of influence in shaping the development of quality cities and spaces across the world. Dundee, the city, is located in an idealistic location for learning planning.

School of the Environment
, M.Sc. Hydrology

Hydrology is concerned with assessment of the natural distribution of water in time and space, and with evaluating the impact of manmade changes on the distribution and quality of this water. Applied hydrology has been traditionally concerned with floods and water resources. However, hydrologists are focusing increasingly on the problems of pollutant transport in surface water, soils and groundwaters, and wider issues such as the effects of land use and climate change.

, M.Sc. River Basin Dynamics & Management with GIS

River basins are of fundamental importance to the world’s population. Research training in water dynamics and management are demanded by both industry and academia. The University has a world-class reputation for water-related research and GIS development in an environmental context. This River Basin Dynamics & Management with GIS programme at University of Leeds builds on that success.

, M.Sc. Hydrogeology

Throughout the World, the issue of water scarcity, water security, water economics and health and sanitation all rely on high quality hydrogeology knowledge.

, M.Sc. Water and Environmental Management

The Water and Environmental Management programme from University of Bristol provides the skills and knowledge required for a career in water and environmental management. You will acquire academic and practical skills, as well as developing a detailed knowledge of fundamental environmental processes, and the ways in which these need to be managed sustainably.

Faculty of Engineering
, LL.M. Water Law

The LLM in Water Law at the University of Dundee is unique. Masters degrees in Environmental Law, or in Water Resources, are delivered in many institutions across the world and may include a module in Water Law, there are no other Masters of Laws such as this specialising in Water Law.

Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management
, M.Sc. Hydroinformatics

The Hydroinformatics MSc applies advanced information and communications technology to the management of the waters of the world.

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
, Master Water Processes - Advanced Professional Masters MTech

This Water Processes - Advanced Professional Masters MTech from Cranfield University is suitable for science or engineering graduates keen to pursue careers within companies involved in water and wastewater treatment, process contractors, consultants, equipment manufacturers, suppliers and industrial water users; or graduates currently working in the water sector keen to extend their qualifications; or individuals with other qualifications who possess considerable relevant experience.

Environmental Technology
, M.Sc. River Environments and Their Management

The River Environments and Their Management course from University of Birmingham will examine the interactions between climate, hydrology, geomorphology, ecology, biogeochemical cycling, water and habitat quality and biodiversity. Using a combination of lectures, fieldwork, tutorials, laboratory classes, group projects and an individual research-based thesis, you will be provided with the necessary training and skills for a career in the successful environmental management of rivers.

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
, M.Sc. Applied Aquatic Biology

The world’s aquatic ecosystems and environment are increasingly under threat. Pollution, overfishing, global climate change and many other impacts have highlighted the importance for us to understand their function at all levels, from the molecular to the global. This is what our course sets out to do and thanks to our close proximity to many types of temperate marine habitats and internationally protected conservation areas, we offer the perfect location for investigation.

Faculty of Science
, M.Sc. Water Technology and Desalination

Water resource management is a global issue that is becoming increasingly important. With a rapidly growing world population, greater urbanisation and a changing climate putting pressure on freshwater resources, water resource management and the technologies that support it, will play an increasingly large part in providing fresh water to meet basic human needs.

, M.Sc. Aquatic Pathobiology

Our goal is to develop and promote sustainable aquaculture and in pursuit of this carry out research across most areas of aquaculture science.

Institute of Aquaculture
, M.Sc. Hydrogeology and Water Management

The Hydrogeology and Water Management MSc residential course provides you with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of the nature, occurrence, characterisation and management of groundwater.

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
, M.Sc. Hydrology and Sustainable Development

Hydrology is concerned with assessment of the natural distribution of water in time and space, and with evaluating the impact of manmade changes on the distribution and quality of this water. The Hydrology and Sustainable Development course is offered at Imperial College London.

, M.Sc. Water and Waste Engineering

This programme is aimed at engineers or scientists intent on improving the delivery of water and sanitation services in low- and middle-income countries. It will enable you to develop your knowledge, expertise and skills in many aspects of inclusive and sustainable public health infrastructure and services.

Civil and Building Engineering
, M.Sc. Freshwater and Marine Ecology

This programme has been designed to balance the latest in ecological theory with practical application in both freshwater and marine systems. Students will take part in three residential field-courses (Dorset, Cumbria and one from either the Western Isles of Scotland, Borneo or Crete) for practical ‘hands-on’ training.

Masters Programmes
, M.Sc. River Environments and Their Management MSc/PGDip

The River Environments and Their Management MSc/PGDip at the University of Birmingham course will examine the interactions between climate, hydrology, geomorphology, ecology, biogeochemical cycling, water and habitat quality and biodiversity.

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
, M.Sc. Water Security and International Development

The MSc Water Security and International Development degree at University of East Anglia interprets 'water security' in its broad political ecology and political economy sense. We believe that the hydrological cycle is intimately connected to critical global policy concerns: climate change, food trade and food security, energy security - and in turn to the international cooperation that affects human, community, regional and state security.

School of International Development
, M.Sc. Water Engineering

This course is designed for both recent graduates and more experienced engineers who wish to update and enhance their knowledge and understanding. Our MSc is unique in providing specialist knowledge on the critical sub-topics of desalination systems, building water services engineering, industrial waste water management, and water in health care.

College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
, M.Sc. Water and Waste Engineering (Distance Learning)

This programme is aimed at engineers or scientists intent on improving the delivery of water and sanitation services in low- and middle-income countries. You will develop knowledge, expertise and skills in many aspects of inclusive and sustainable public health infrastructure and services.

Civil and Building Engineering
, M.Sc. Hydrology and Water Resources Management

Hydrology is concerned with assessment of the natural distribution of water in time and space, and with evaluating the impact of manmade changes on the distribution and quality of this water. The Hydrology and Water Resources Management courses is offered at Imperial College London.

, M.Sc. Water, Energy and the Environment

Study fundamental engineering and scientific principles at postgraduate level on this Water, Energy and the Environment Masters at Liverpool John Moores University. The course provides CIWEM accreditation as an environmental engineer and has close links with industry.

, M.Sc. Hydroinformatics and Water Management (Euro Aquae)

The Hydroinformatics and Water Management (Euro Aquae) MSc applies advanced information and communications technology to the management of water. You will foster a common international technical culture with students from all over the world, drawing upon the resources and expertise of universities across Europe.

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
, M.Sc. Environmental Water Management (MTech/ PgDip/ PgCert)

This MSc in Environmental Water Management (MTech/ PgDip/ PgCert) from Cranfield University provides students with essential skills and knowledge required to solve complex problems involving vulnerable wildlife and their habitats, water supply, irrigated agriculture, industry, recreation and the natural environment.

Water
, LL.M. Maritime Law

Maritime law, University of Nottingham is a fascinating blend of commercial law and environmental law, of private law and public law, of national law and international law. Characters include salvors and scuttlers, pirates and pilots, treasure hunters and tug owners.

Law
, MRes Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Their Applications

This programme falls within the theme Sustainable Power Generation and Supply of the Research Councils’ Energy Programme, the first of its kind in the UK. It provides a systematic knowledge and understanding of hydrogen, fuel cells and their applications, including developments and problems at the forefront of the discipline.

School of Chemical Engineering
, M.Sc. Hydrology and Business Management

Hydrology is concerned with assessment of the natural distribution of water in time and space, and with evaluating the impact of manmade changes on the distribution and quality of this water. The Hydrology and Business Management course is offered at Imperial College London.

Faculty of Engineering
, M.Sc. Aquatic Resource Management

Aquatic Resource Management is taught jointly with the University Marine Biological Station at Millport and with major input from the UK water industry, environmental regulators and aquatic scientists. Includes a 12-week internship. Unique mix of freshwater, estuarine and marine science and management. Close collaboration with outside organisations active in aquatic management.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy