In the first semester students obtain knowledge of basics in water resources management, hydrology, natural sciences, and environmental hydraulics.
Subsequently, one of the two special fields, Water Resources Management or Sanitary Engineering, is chosen for the second and third semesters. Courses will be held on the topics of hydrology & water resources management, sanitary engineering, natural sciences, environmental hydraulics, ecology, solid waste management, water supply, industrial water management, hydraulic engineering, flow & transport processes, coastal management, environmental economics and informatics, amongst others. These scientific courses are accompanied by courses aiming at the development and improvement of soft skills required for successful scientific work. Additionally, German language courses will be offered.
In the fourth semester students complete their Master's thesis under supervision.
More information is available at: http://www.iww.uni-hannover.de/en-us/watenv/Curriculum/
Study abroad unit(s)
Internships abroad possible
Programme advisers will assist students in finding an appropriate internship.
Forms of assessment
Written or oral examinations (3 or 6 CP), project work, Master's thesis (30 CP)
The Master of Science in Water Resources and Environmental Management qualification imparts a comprehensive knowledge base in Water Resources Management or Sanitary Engineering as well as in additional interdisciplinary fundamentals.
Graduates work in various fields of engineering and natural sciences. They are prepared to take over leading positions in universities, research agencies as well as national and international organisations. Graduates are also engaged in consulting companies for planning and maintenance of water resources facilities and in administrative agencies for water resources management. Growing water problems on a worldwide scale guarantee a wide range of job opportunities in the present and future.