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Postgraduate subject

Water Resource Management

08 November 2023
‌Carry out research at the Waterways Centre or Freshwater Management towards Aotearoa New Zealand's water quality.


Water Resource Management


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

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.

Katie Coluccio Water Resource Management

Water Resource Management

What will my study involve?

Water Resource Management


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Water Resource Management

In the PhD, you will complete a thesis of original research in the Water Resource Management field (WATR790 Water Resource Management PhD).

Water Resource Management

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.

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