Hydrobiology - Water Quality Management, MSc
Academic discipline: Natural Sciences
Starting date: September
Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)
Academic requirements: Relevant bachelor’s degree
Duration: 4 semesters
Tuition fee: 7,000 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD
The Water Management, MSc course develops knowledge and understanding in physical, chemical, and ecological aspects of water science in temperate, tropical, and semi-arid zones. It provides a foundation in basic processes in each key subject area, as well as in interactions throughout the hydrological cycle, the various hydrological processes and functions, and the impact these have on health.
Lecture, seminar: 58%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
|Year ||Main subjects |
|1 ||General Hydrobiology, Mathematical Methods in Hydrobiology, Hydrology and Geography, Applied Hydrobiology, Water Chemistry, Running Water Ecology, Standing Water Ecology, Wetland Ecology, Water Management, Aquatic Toxicology, Paleo Hydrobiology |
|2 ||Water Quality Monitoring, European Water, Nature Conservation, Field practice, Thesis |
Internship, practice: Students should complete a 6-week field practice.
Career prospects: Graduates can choose from a wide range of positions in organizations such as consultancy firms, governmental organizations, water research institutes, non-governmental organizations, or international development organizations.