Freshwater

  • Freshwater

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Top 150 universities in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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A comprehensive guide on UC as a world-class university, enrolment requirements and all undergraduate qualifications and subjects study options at UC.

Ranking

Top 150 universities in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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This prospectus gives an overview of UC as a world-class university, student life, and available study options for international students.

Qualifications

Overview

Explore the lifecycle of freshwater ecosystems that make up only 3% of water on earth’s surface, and the trickle effect these have on the surrounding environment.

This major will prepare you with theoretical and applied skills in hydrological science and sustainable management, for areas such as water treatment, systems infrastructure engineering, marine life, and ethical and sustainable use of freshwater resources.

The programme also has a unique focus on the cultural philosophies and science of Ki Uta Ki Tai | From the Mountains to the Sea – the journey of water as it travels over the landscape to the ocean, and the effect it has on other ecological systems along the way.

Contact us

Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment

Phone +64 3 369 0655
Email earthandenvironment@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Level 2, Beatrice Tinsley building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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