MSc ProWater: Sustainable Management and Protection of Water

General information

The ever increasing demand on water resources management and protection requires network thinking and sound expertise. Practical application of such knowledge and developed communication skills are essential for the successful manager of projects in the field of  water resources management and protection.
For this innovative and promising field of work we offer our accredited and certificated international distance learning course ProWater, which leads to the degree of a Master of Science (M.Sc.).
ProWater was developed for engineers and scientists working in the consulting business, in public authorities and  administration departments as well as in the industries dealing with water protection and management issues.

The accredited and certificated international distance learning course ProWater, leads to the degree of a Master of Science (M.Sc.). ProWater was developed for engineers and scientists working in the consulting business, in public authorities and  administration departments as well as in the industries dealing with water protection and management issues.

Period of Study
The complete course covers 3 terms (90 CP) plus 1 term for the master thesis (30 CP). A part time study is possible. The actual work load may individually be selected to meet the personal requirements but shall not fall below 10 CP per term. It is also possible to select individual courses and to complete them with a certificate.

Basic Study Modules
Students will select six of the eight basic modules: 

  1. Water Resources Management
  2. GIS and Terrain Models
  3. Water Dynamics
  4. Groundwater
  5. Supply and Disposal
  6. Water Quality and Irrigation Engineering
  7. Environmental Management and Law
  8. Chemistry and Biology of Water

Phases of Attedance
In each term two phases of attendance are offered. The first phase (one week, voluntary) contains repetitions and practical training. In the second phase (one week, voluntary) examinations and excursions take place. For students studying abroad, examinations will usually take place at the German embassies, consulates, or local DAAD offices. Under certain conditions we offer exams via Skype. Travel costs to Braunschweig will be born by the students.

Performance
Students will select study modules and receive scripts and send-in tasks for selected courses via mail or email. The lecture notes contain explanations, examples and excercises particularly suitable for self study. Multimedia study aids are available for some modules. Successfully completed send-in tasks will qualify for written and oral exams. Any questions will shortly be answered by the tutors via email, fax and telephone.

Contact Person: Coordinator: Sarah Havertz (prowater@tu-bs.de)

Content

The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

0312 - Policy and governance", "0522 - Conservation and environmental management", "0712 - Environmental protection technology

Venue

Venue: Technische Universität Braunschweig
Braunschweig, Germany

Distance Learning

Application

Open from
1 Jan 2019 to 1 Mar 2019

Cost:

Fees  for application, only to pay for already enrolled students:

  • 193.50 € to pay until August the 1st
  • 191.50 € to pay until February the 1st

The full course of studies covers 120 Credit Points (CP). For the first three terms a fee of 44 Euro per CP is to be paid for documents, organisation and support. A study units comprises three to four CP. 

In the final term a cost of 528 Euro becomes due for the support of the master thesis and the concluding colloquium. The minimum charge is 528 Euro per term and therefore includes courses of at least 12 CP. In addition to the term costs an enrollment fee of about 185 Euro falls due for registering as a student at the TU Braunschweig for each term. The minimum charge is 528,- Euro per term and therefore includes courses of at least 12 CP.
In addition to the term costs an enrollment fee of  about 185 Euro falls due for registering as a student at the TU Braunschweig for each term. 

More information here


Prerequisites:

Entry level for the study is a qualified bachelor degree or an equivalent or  higher degree in engineering or natural science respectively. Adequate English or German language abilities are necessary and must be demonstrated. Deadlines for application are 1rst September (winter semester) and 1rst March (summer semester).


Application Procedure:

Please downlad the application form here. Further information about the application and the application forms are available here. International students find the necessary application forms at the TU Braunschweig International Students from MsTanja Filipp.

Application Deadlines
Winter semester: 1st September
Summer semester: 1st March


Regulations:

Period of Study

The complete course covers 3 terms (90 CP) plus 1 term for the master thesis (30 CP). A part time study is possible.
Some of the subjects in the first and second term may be offset, if the student has already successfully completed them in previous studies. Aknowledgemet of study units is only possible for basic studies and bears a cost of 1 CP  per study unit. If aknowledgement is refused, the cost will be offset from the respective study unit.
The actual work load may individually be selected to meet the personal requirements but shall not fall below 10 CP per term.
It is also possible to select individual courses and to complete them with a certificate.

Phases of Attendance

In each term two phases of attendance are offered. The first phase (one week, voluntary) contains repetitions and practical training. In the second phase (one week, voluntary) examinations and excursions take place. For students studying abroad, examinations will usually take place at the German embassies, consulates, or local DAAD offices. Under certain conditions we offer exams via Skype. Travel costs to Braunschweig will be born by the students.
The phases of attendance are taking place four times a year. Dates can be found here

Performance

Students will select study modules and receive scripts and send-in tasks for selected courses via mail or email. The lecture notes contain explanations, examples and excercises particularly suitable for self study. Multimedia study aids are available for some modules. Successfully completed send-in tasks will qualify for written and oral exams. 
Any questions will shortly be answered by the tutors via email, fax and telephone.

Qualification

Academic level: Master

Qualification: Master of Science

Credits:
Scheme: 
ECTS
Value: 
120
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