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Applied Hydrogeology MSc - University of Newcastle

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This MSc integrates much of the material on hydrologeology found in the mainstream Hydrogeology MSc courses, with theoretical and practical quantitative training relevant to the needs of water and environmental engineering industries. The degree is recognised by the Joint Board of Moderaters (ICE, IStructE, CIHT, IHE) as meeting requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng), and it is also recognised by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Royal Institution of Surveyors (RICS).

Key facts about the course are given in the table below; full details of the MSc course can be found on the university webpage.

MSc course Applied Hydrogeology
Course structure Part-time over 3-6 years by a combination of block modules and distance learning
Flexible options Msc Part time over 3-6 years
Postgraduate diploma option also available
Modules 7 compulsory taught modules plus 2 optional modules including;
  • Aqueous geochemistry

  • Borehole design, construction and operation

  • Environmental engineering for developing countries

  • Quantitative methods for engineering

  • Hydrosystem processes and management

  • Groundwater modelling

  • Remediation engineering for polluted groundwater
  • Field course Includes visits to active field research sites
    Dissertation requirements Dissertation project is completed via distance learning normally in collaboration with an industrial partner
    Work experience Potential collaboration with external partners in industry during completion of independent project
    Funding opportunties None currently advertised
    Course convenor Geoff Parkin
    Links Course webpage
    Earth systems and environmental science research
    PhD Opportunities
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