MSc and PGDip: 36–60 months part time (flexible learning)
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This programme aims to train a new generation of flood risk management specialists who can lead, develop and implement knowledge in this area in their own countries and institutions. Through theoretical, practical and computational (informatics) components, the programme provides the opportunity for graduates from a range of disciplines to enhance their knowledge of the water environment and flood risk management.
This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng / BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information. The programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
This flexible learning programme is designed to provide training for recent graduates in full-time employment in industry.
For the both the MSc and the Diploma you take a selection of taught modules and a work-based dissertation.
Assessment is by formal written examinations, coursework, a dissertation (often in collaboration with industry) and a poster presentation.
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A 2:2 Honours degree in a relevant science or engineering subject or an international equivalent. Other equivalent qualifications and/or relevant industrial experience will be considered for entry.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.