Water Science and Management
Sustainability and management of our valuable water resources (both supply and quality) is one of the biggest challenges facing Aotearoa New Zealand today.
Water Science and Management studies investigates sustainable techniques to protect our water and prevent further stresses and hazards upon this vulnerable commodity.
- Learn to evaluate the effects of domestic and commercial use on our aquatic ecosystems through practical survey fieldwork.
- Benefit from the teaching and research work of leading staff from both UC and Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki | Lincoln University within the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management. The courses provide a pathway to UC’s specialist postgraduate programmes in Water Science and Management.
- Fieldwork forms an integral part of Water Science and Management courses through UC’s Cass Field Station.
While you cannot major or minor in Water Science and Management as an undergraduate student, you can take courses in the subject as part of some degrees.
See also Freshwater and Water and Environmental Systems Engineering.
Postgraduate programmes in Water Science and Management
- Master of Water Science and Management
- Master of Science in Water Science and Management
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Water Resource Management
Studies in Water Science and Management provides opportunities to pursue careers in freshwater science and management, and in a variety of other fields of biological sciences.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
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