Flood Risk Management MSc

Flood Risk Management MSc

Full time:12 months Part time: 24 to 48 months
CPD modules available


You will train as a flood risk management specialist who can lead, develop and implement knowledge in this area in your own country and institution.

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Through theoretical, practical and computational (informatics) components, the course provides the opportunity for you to enhance your knowledge of the water environment and flood risk management.




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Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per year.



Full time: £10,200
Part time (2 year course): £5,100*
Part time (3 year course): £3,400* 
Part time (4 year course): £3,000*


Full time: £10,200
Part time (2 year course): £5,100*
Part time (3 year course): £3,400* 
Part time (4 year course): £3,000*

*Part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis.


Full time: £21,600

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in subjects such as:

  • engineering
  • geography
  • environmental sciences
  • Earth sciences
  • mathematics
  • physics
  • geology
  • chemistry
  • computer sciences
  • geomatics

You will also be considered on an individual basis if you have different or non-standard qualifications, particularly if you have relevant industrial experience.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

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English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

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If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

How to Apply

You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step by step guide can help you on your way.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

When you make your online application, you will need to insert one of the following course codes on the Programme of Study page:

  • 5238F - Flood Risk Management, MSc (1 Year FT, September start)
  • 5226P - Flood Risk Management, MSc (2 year PT, September start)
  • 5227P - Flood Risk Management, MSc (3 Year PT, September start)
  • 5228P - Flood Risk Management, MSc (4 year PT, September start)


If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.


Academic Secretary (Water Resources Engineering)
School of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7457

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