Water Management for Development (Distance Learning) (MSc) at Loughborough University

Loughborough University
Anywhere, UK
Masters (MSc)

3-5 years
Part time

Course description:

The MSc Water Management for Development (Distance Learning) programme at Loughborough University is a 3 to 5-year Masters degree programme that aims to develop careers managing water and environmental sanitation services for low- and middle-income countries. The modules are designed to develop students’ understanding of important aspects of sustainable public health infrastructure and services for all levels of consumers, and equip them with appropriate expertise and skills for work in low- and middle-income countries.

More specifically, this online programme is designed to:

• provide the multidisciplinary knowledge and skills to coordinate, plan, manage and monitor water and environmental sanitation services, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries;
• support the professionalization of the sector, through policy development, performance improvement, institutional reform, change management, benchmarking services and aiming for financial viability;
• encourage a critical approach to the global principles and local practice of sustainable water and environmental management for the public good;
• equip students with appropriate expertise and skills for relevant work in management of water and environmental sanitation for low- and middle-income countries; and
• encourage critical analysis through in-depth study of a specialist topic.


Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering at Loughborough University

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should be graduates who wish to develop careers in managing water and environmental sanitation services in low- and middle-income countries. The structure of the programme suits the needs of international students, and/or those who may be returning to study.

Applicants should have a UK undergraduate 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline. International students can check what the international equivalent is, by country, from the Official Website (link found below). As for English language requirements, international applicants should have an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in each test.


Official Programme Website: https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/water-management-development-distance-learning/

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