Postgraduate

Hydroinformatics and Water Mgt (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.


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About this course

The course offers a joint degree between five European universities as a part of our 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 2020 entry

For module information please visit http://master.euroaquae.eu/courses.html.

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Fees & Funding

2021-2022 fees 

Contact us for fee information:

Academic Secretary (Water Resources Engineering)
School of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5877
Email: SoE.PGT.Water@ncl.ac.uk
www.euroaquae.eu

University of Nice 
Email: euroaquae@nice.fr

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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.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be offering our Pre-sessional courses online only from June to September 2020.

How to Apply

Applications for this course are managed by the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis.

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

Deposit

If you are an international student or a student from the EU, EEA or Switzerland and you need a visa to study in the UK, 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 with us. The deposit is non-refundable, but we will deduct it from your tuition fees when you register.