Menu

Wananga landing Wananga landing
Postgraduate certificate or diploma

Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

PGDipWaterRM
12 October 2023

UC's Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management (PGDipWaterRM) prepares you for a technical and non-research career in water resource management. Learn more about studying a PGDipWaterRM through our Te Kaupeka Pūtaiao | Faculty of Science.

DURATION

Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

Degree Structure - Duration
1 year full-time

START

Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

Degree Structure - Start In
Not open to new enrolments

POINTS

120

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 120 points:

  • Domestic — Not open to new enrolments
  • International — Not open to new enrolments

Overview


Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

Introduction

Note: The PGDipWaterRM is currently not open to new enrolments. Please see UC's new Master of Water Science and Management degree or Master of Science in Water Science and Management.

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 Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management will prepare graduates for a technical and non-research career in water resource management. You will 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 Wānaka o Aoraki | Lincoln University.


Water Resource Management Person at River

Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

Subjects and Courses - Body

Subjects and courses

Elective courses – choose at least 30 points:

The final course options (45 points) will be made available by the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management.

Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

Further Study - Body

Further study

UC offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Water Resource Management.

Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

Career - Body

Career opportunities

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.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — Not open to new enrolments
  • International — Not open to new enrolments

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,908
  • International — $41,000

SSL estimate (per 120 points):

  • 2024 — $1,100.40
  • 2023 — $992.40

Planning my study

Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my degree?

The Diploma requires a minimum of 120 points. This involves three compulsory 15-point courses, and 30 points of electives from a specified schedule of courses. The remainder can be chosen from appropriate courses offered at UC and/or Lincoln University.

The PGDipWaterRM takes 1 year of full-time study or 2 years part-time to complete.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management.

Brochures

Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

Whakatairanga Tāura

Download (application/pdf, 3 MB)
Download
Student stories
Privacy Preferences

By clicking "Accept All Cookies", you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyse site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.