Postgraduate

Hydroinformatics Water Management (Euro Aquae) MSc

Hydroinformatics and Water Management (Euro Aquae) MSc

Full time: 24 months

Profile

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.

The course offers a joint degree between five European universities as a part of the Erasmus + co-operation and mobility programme. Running since 2004, it is one of the most successful courses in this programme and in 2016 it was approved for a third term of funding. The partner universities are:

  • Newcastle University (UK)
  • University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France)
  • Brandenburg University of Technology at Cottbus (Germany)
  • Technical University of Catalonia (Spain)
  • Warsaw University of Technology (Poland)

You will receive quantitative training in hydrology, hydraulics and modern information communication technology (ICT) within the context of water management.

Delivery

You will study modules up to a total of 120 European Credits Transfer System (ECTS) credits, including 36 ECTS credits at a partner institution. Lectures and tutorials at partner institutions are taught in English. The course spans four semesters over two years:

  • semester one - an introduction, bringing you and other students to a common level of ability in key technical areas. Studied at any partner university except Newcastle.
  • semester two - the acquisition and use of hydroinformatic concepts, methods and tools. Studied at Newcastle
  • semester three - thematic specialisation including: software engineering and modelling (Cottbus); groundwater management (Warsaw); decision support systems (Catalonia); and urban waters management (Nice). Studied at any partner university except Newcastle
  • semester four - a research development project or professional practice in industry, available at all partner institutions

Assessment is by course work, examinations and a dissertation. The Euro Aquae website contains detailed course and career information, or you can download the EA_flyer.

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Modules

Modules for 2016 entry

The Euro Aquae website contains detailed course and career information. 

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Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees 

Granted students (course code 5182F)

UK/EU: To be confirmed.
International: To be confirmed.

Non-granted students (course code 5140F)

UK/EU: To be confirmed.
International: To be confirmed. 

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Entry Requirements

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

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

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

The teaching language is English. You will need to develop a basic knowledge of one of the other languages, including German, French, Spanish or Hungarian.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

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

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

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

How to Apply

You must apply to the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis through the Euro Aquae website.

Start dates

The next start date is February 2017.

Induction week

You will be required to attend the School of Engineering Induction Day on Monday 6 February 2017. We will contact directly closer to the time.