Master of Science in Water Resources

Master of Science in Water Resources

KP/JPS(R/526/7/0034)06/23
Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Full Time: 1 ½ years – 3 years
Part Time: 3 – 4 years
Structure: Mixed-Mode
Level of Study:
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

The Master of Science in Water Resources (MSWR) programme aims to provide opportunity to professionals and graduates of civil engineering, water resources or related sciences to pursue a higher knowledge through analysis, synthesis and evaluation level of management theories and practices to cope with the upcoming more complex and challenging Water Resources Sector.

The programme will also provide a pathway for graduating students to undertake PhD research in one of the specialised areas of Water Resources or relevant engineering field.

Key Features

Master of Science in Water Resources is an interdisciplinary post graduate degree program which emphasises the sources of water and supported to a certain extent by three other main areas viz;

  • Water movement sources in natural streams
  • Chemical and biological components
  • Social, economic and legal aspects
  • Physical / infrastructure facilities of water resources

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate of IUKL; or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree not meeting CGPA 2.75 but above 2.50, may apply to the programme pending internal assessment by the faculty; or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA below 2.50 or its equivalent qualifications may apply to the programme, subject to a minimum of 5 years of working experience in relevant field
  • International applicants who originate from a country where English is the native language; OR are required to have a minimum score of TOEFL 500 OR IELTS 5.0.; OR have attained a degree from a university where the medium of instruction is in English
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
IELTS 5
TOEFL (PBT) 500
TOEFL (IBT) 42
PTE 47
MUET BAND 3
Cambridge English 154

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Major Subjects (44 credits)

  • CIVE5333 Water Quality Modelling
  • CIVE5334 Surface Hydrology
  • CIVE5335 Water Resources Management
  • CIVE5336 Hydrogeology
  • CIVE5337 Hydraulic Structures
  • CIVE5338 Open Channel Hydraulics
  • CIVE5339 Hydroinformatics and Decision Support System
  • CIVE5828 Research Project 1 (10 credits)
  • CIVE5829 Research Project 2 (10 credits)

Elective Subjects - Choose 1 (3 credits)

  • CIVE5341 Environmental Impact Assessment*
  • CIVE5343 Groundwater Engineering*
  • CIVE5342 Sediment Transport*

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