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Course summary

This MSc will prepare you as a functional hydrogeologist to meet the needs of: industry, regulators, non-governmental organisations, government, consultants. The MSc Hydrogeology course provides you with the theoretical and practical skills to succeed in a career as a hydrogeologist. You’ll develop sound fieldwork skills which are sought-after by employers and will have the opportunity to develop a dissertation project overseas. You will contribute to on-going, internationally-linked projects in sustainable water development and have the opportunity to work with industrial partners.

Modules

Compulsory classes Environmental Geochemistry, Aquifer Mechanics, Contaminated Land, Global Water Policy, Groundwater Flow Modelling, Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods, Site Investigation & Risk Assessment, Hydrogeology. Elective classes: Environmental Impact Assessment, Fundamentals of Environmental Forensics, Geographical Information Systems (GIS)Independent Study in Collaboration with Industry, Waste Management & Landfill Design, Water & Environmental Management, Principles of Environmental Microbiology, Engineering Hydrology

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Civil Engineers, Institution of

Entry requirements

Normally, a first or upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent overseas qualification) in environmental sciences, engineering, environmental management, biology, chemistry or other related disciplines. Lower degree classifications might be considered if there is strength elsewhere (for example, relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals.)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £4500 Credit
England £4500 Credit
Northern Ireland £4500 Credit
Wales £4500 Credit
International £4500 Credit

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the programme details on the University of Strathclyde website.

Sponsorship information

https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/

Hydrogeology at University of Strathclyde - UCAS