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MSc Water and Environmental Management

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 2 semesters
Entry level Bachelor
Cost £11,300 UK/EU, £23,900 full-time, £13,900 Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time

This MSc provides skills and knowledge to support your career in the field of water and environmental management. The content of the programme has been designed to help you develop a detailed knowledge of fundamental environmental processes, as well as policy, regulation and other tools. 

A key focus is on how you can contribute to sustainable management of water resources and other aspects of environmental management. Teaching covers both academic and practical skills. Teaching staff include leading water and environment researchers at the University of Bristol as well as practitioners with experience in private and government sectors, both in the UK and overseas.

Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, students may wish to apply to become members.

Visit the Department of Civil Engineering website to learn more about the MSc in Water and Environmental Management.

Structural components
Internship/Workplace experience

Application procedure

Application deadline:

19 August 2020: UK and EU applicants
31 July 2020: International applicants (who require a Tier 4 visa)
These deadlines dates have been set to allow you to obtain your visa and arrive to start your programme on time.

Early application recommended; places may fill before the deadline.

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Learning outcomes

Careers. Students who have completed this programme have gone on to work for government agencies both in this country and overseas, water companies and environmental consultancies.


Degree Requirements
An upper-second class honours degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent professional qualification). Candidates may also become members of CIWEM.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

English language requirements
For applicants whose first language is not English, it is necessary to achieve a minimum score in an approved English language test as specified on 'Profile E' of the University's English Language Requirements Policy.

ISCED Categories

Conservation and environmental management
Environmental protection technology