Master of Science in Integrated Water Resource Management (Intake closes on Friday 15th March 2019)

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Master of Science in Integrated Water Resource Management (Intake closes on Friday 15th March 2019)

The Master of Science in Integrated Water Resource Management programme shall impart in-depth knowledge and practical experience in applied science aspects of water systems in small island states, with a focus on water measurement, water sustainability, water consumption, water chemistry, microbiology and analytics. The course comprises a range of practical modules in water metering, sensing and measurement, applied microbiology, biofouling/biocorrosion, chemometrics, environmental microbiology and water chemistry.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this Masters Programme the participants will be able to; have learned the basics in natural sciences, environmental hydraulics, hydrology and water resource management; be acquainted with water management related topics such as flood risk, hydrology, water system engineering, watershed management, water supply and demand, water system analysis; be able to apply their knowledge in all areas of water resource management, water supply, waste water treatment and solid waste management; be able to search for responses to the worldwide problems of increasing water scarcity, flood risks and environmental pollution; meet the growing demand for advanced knowledge in water resources and their use in the urban, industrial, and agricultural environment, including political and policy aspects of water use as well as an understanding of the economics involved.

First Year (Semesters 1 & 2: 30 ECTS) – Exit Option: Post Graduate Certificate

1. Introduction to Water Resource Management
2. Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
3. Environmental Impact Assessment
4. Water System Modelling
5. Water Biology

Second Year (Semesters 3 & 4: 30 ECTS) – Exit Option: Post Graduate Diploma

6. Water Production, Distribution and Harvesting
7. Water Technologies
8. Water Management
9. Water Conservation
10. Water Efficiency

Third Year (Semester 5: 30 ECTS) – Final Exit: Masters

Dissertation

To apply for this master's course, send an Email to university.college@mcast.edu.mt.

Attaching the following documents: 

  • CV
  • Qualifications/ Certificates (Including transcripts)

These courses are currently being part-financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund under ESF 3.003 – Development of Training Programmes at MQF Level 7.

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