Agricultural Water Management Engineering, MSc

Faculty: Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management
Academic discipline: Agricultural Science
Qualification: Agricultural Water Management Engineer

Starting date: September 2024

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)

Academic requirements: Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, agricultural engineering, horticulture engineering, crop production engineering, agrobusiness and rural development engineering, rural development engineering.
Duration: 4 semesters
ECTS credits: 120
Tuition fee: 7,500 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Short description:
The aim of the graduate program is to train agricultural water management engineers who, equipped with knowledge and skills acquired over the course of the program, are able to use creative engineering in the field of sustainable integrated water management within the field of agricultural water management. With their qualifications, graduates are able to cooperate with other experts in solving domestic and international problems related to their field of expertise.
Lecture, seminar: 48%
Practice: 52%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Year Main subjects
1 Applied Hydrology and Hydraulics, Climatology, Hydrogeograpy, Hidrobiology, Water Chemistry, Soil Physics, Melioration and Land Consolidation, Pond Culture and Fisheries Management, Irrigated Crop Production, Floodplain Management, Irrigation for Horticultural Production, Wastewater and Slurry Management, Management and Utilization of Aquatic Habitats, Water Resource Protection – Environmental Damage Prevention, Remote Sensing and GIS in Hydrology, Farm Irrigation Machines, Irrigation Technology
2 Precision Agriculture, Drought Management, Integrated Water Management and Monitoring, Water Economics, Excess Water Management, Agricultural Water Supply Systems, Agricultural Water Management Planning and Implementation, Water Policy, Water Law and Sectoral Public Administration, Thesis


Internship, practice: Students should complete a 4-week summer field practice.

More info about the program can be found here.
Career prospects: Postgraduates are qualified for the design and development of engineering, research and leadership positions. They may continue their studies in doctoral training.
"What I love about the University of Debrecen is the opportunity to have Industrial exposure, because it’s like the grease to the gear of academics. Each time I see how things work in the industrial sphere, it changes my perspective and my thought about the subject matter, it opens me up to new ideas about changing the world through effective water management engineering." (Oluwatuyi, Agricultural Water Management Engineering MSc student from Nigeria)

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