Civil Engineering (Water Resources) at Newcastle University - UCAS

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Course summary

We have a broad range of civil engineering water resource research. Our expertise ranges from climate modelling to developing practical responses to global change challenges. Our research has global consequences and our academics are leaders in their field. Our School of Engineering has a successful research group that focuses on water resources. Our mission is to foster, promote and conduct research of international quality. This means that we attract high quality graduates and researchers and train them to international standards. Our research themes include: •catchment hydrology and sustainable management •flood risk and coastal management •climate change impacts and adaptation. We supervise MPhil and PhD students in the following areas: •flow and transport processes in surface and subsurface systems. This includes river mechanics and contaminant and sediment transport •planning and control of hydraulic networks •sustainable management of the water environment, including urban, rural agricultural and forestry environments •climate change impact assessment, including flood risk •environmental hazard assessment and mitigation, including landslide hazard •integrated surface and groundwater pollution controls •integrated assessment of coupled natural, technological and human systems. Our research has access to facilities and centres within the Newcastle Institute for Sustainability: •Water Resource Systems Research Laboratory •Centre for Earth Systems Engineering Research (CESER) •Centre for Land Use and Water Resources Research (CLUWRR). Delivery: We offer the MPhil and PhD on a full time and part time basis. You will have formal training in research skills and methods. Discipline-specific training is available if you need it. You may be able to undertake paid laboratory demonstrating to gain teaching experience.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. However, combinations of the following can be taken into consideration: undergraduate qualifications masters qualifications relevant work experience Please contact us if you wish to discuss your individual circumstances. International Students: To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests. The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

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Civil Engineering (Water Resources) at Newcastle University - UCAS