Water Resource Management (MSc., PhD)

Responsible person:
Prof Wolf-Dieter Schubert
Division Chair: Research and Postgraduate Education
Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc (Cape Town), Dr.rer.nat. (Free University Berlin)

Tel +27 (0)12 420 2300, Fax +27 (0)12 420 5302
Mobile +27 (0)82 396 2583
Email [email protected]
Web www.up.ac.za/bgm

  

NOTE FOR 2022 APPLICATIONS :

ONLY MA AND MSC TAUGHT MASTERS IN SOCIETY WILL BE OFFERED, THE OTHER TAUGHT MASTERS WILL BE COMBINED IN ONE TAUGHT MASTERS PROGRAM:

MSc ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (YOUR MINI DISSERTATION CAN BE A SPECIALISED PROJECT PENDING ON AVAILABILITY OF A SUPERVISOR AND PROJECT)

  • WATER RESCOURSE MANAGEMENT
  • FOREST MANAGEMENT
  • AIR QUALTIY MANAGMENT
  • ECOLOGY

The purpose of this option is to train environmental graduates specialised for careers in sustainable management of water resources. On completion of the training, candidates should be conversant and be able to partake in, or render advice concerning, all aspects involved in water resource management in Southern Africa. This includes principles of quality management, water conservation, water demand management, water supply and sanitation technologies.

 


Core modules (60 credits):

  •  ENV 810:Environmental paradigms (15 credits)
  •  ENV 816:  Environmental law (15 credits)
  • Stats and analysis only on recommendation of supervisor

Specialisation modules (45 credits):

  • EWM 810:Water quality management (15 credits)
  • EWM 821:Water conservation and demand management (15 credits)
  • EWM 822:  Water supply and sanitation (15 credits)

Elective module (15 credits):
At least one additional elective module must be selected in consultation with the Director of the Centre and the Head of the Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology. Options will be based on the academic background and/or anticipated career of the candidate.

Research Project (90 credits): 

  • ENV 891
  • NOTE FOR 2022 APPLICATIONS :

    ONLY MA AND MSC TAUGHT MASTERS IN SOCIETY WILL BE OFFERED, THE OTHER TAUGHT MASTERS WILL BE COMBINED IN ONE TAUGHT MASTERS PROGRAM:

    MSc ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (YOUR MINI DISSERTATION CAN BE A SPECIALISED PROJECT PENDING ON AVAILABILITY OF A SUPERVISOR AND PROJECT)

  • WATER RESCOURSE MANAGEMENT
  • FOREST MANAGEMENT
  • AIR QUALTIY MANAGMENT
  • ECOLOGY
Published by Marinda Cilliers

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