MSc: 12 months full time (residential); up to 48 months part time; 36–60 months flexible learning
PGDip: 36–60 months flexible learning
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £6,000 (MSc) part time *
International: full time £14,750 (MSc) part time fees
*Please note that the part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis, and include an annual administration fee.
For fee details for the PGDip and flexible learning routes please contact the School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences.
This programme provides graduates from a range of scientific and engineering disciplines with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the nature, occurrence, characterisation and management of groundwater.
It also provides theoretical and practical quantitative training relevant to the needs of the water and environmental engineering industries.
It 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. Please visit www.jbm.org.uk for further information.
The programme is also accredited by:
Assessment is by formal written examination, coursework, a dissertation (often in collaboration with industry) and a poster presentation.
A second-class Honours degree or higher in engineering (any branch) or physics, or related subjects such as earth sciences, or geography. Evidence of mathematical education may also be requested.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each category, 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.
More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.
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.