Master of Water Science and Management
- Degree Structure - Duration
- 1 year full-time
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This programme prepares you for a professional career in water science and management where you can make a difference in how water is studied, managed, and perceived.
The MWSM is specifically designed to give you practical experience working with industry stakeholders to manage water governance and catchment projects. The Waterways Centre also offers a two-year Master of Science in Water Science Management involving a research thesis designed to build your theoretical and technical skills in water systems.
For entry to the MWSM you will need a bachelor's degree relevant to Water Science and Management, with at least a B Grade Point Average from your final year (or other approved qualifications of an equivalent standard).
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 Science and Management or use the admission requirements checker.
Register your interest in the degree by contacting email@example.com.
If you complete the MWSM (or all of the courses except the internship/project) with at least a B+ grade average, you may choose to go onto the Master of Science in Water Science and Management and complete an additional thesis year.
UC offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Water Resource Management.
The Master of Water Science and Management will prepare you for professional roles in the water sector, handling one of our most precious resources in the world.
With its emphasis on water science and catchment management, you would be prepared for roles in local and regional government, consultancies, non-profit organisations, land management, and entities working in this fast growing sector.
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The MWSM degree is made up of 180 points, with 90 points of compulsory courses, 30 points of electives, and a 60-point project/internship.
The programme is taught by both UC and Lincoln University staff, with lectures hosted on UC's campus. Field and lab work feature throughout the degree.
Study begins in February and can be completed within 1 year full-time, or up to 3 years part-time.
For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Water Science and Management.