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Master of Water Resource Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

Managing the world's precious water resources requires professionals to have multidisciplinary knowledge and an integrated approach, involving ecological, scientific, political, hydrological, and planning skills.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MWaterRM
Domestic Fees
$16,528 per year / $33,056 total
International Fees
$79,000 per year / $158,000 total

About this course

Managing the world's precious water resources requires professionals to have multidisciplinary knowledge and an integrated approach, involving ecological, scientific, political, hydrological, and planning skills.

The Master of Water Resource Management will prepare graduates for a professional career in water resource management. Students learn how to develop innovative and effective methods for the sustainable management of this critical resource in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally.

Postgraduate students benefit from the teaching and research conducted by the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, a joint partnership between UC and Te Whare Wanaka o Aoraki | Lincoln University.

Entry requirements

Students enrolling for the MWaterRM require a Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management, or a relevant bachelor's degree.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Water Resource Management or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can enrol online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

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