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University of Birmingham
MSc course Hydrogeology
Course structure 12 months full-time starting in October
Flexible options Part-time over 2 years
Modules 12 taught modules during the autumn and spring terms including;
  • Groundwater flow and transport

  • Surface water interactions

  • Borehole design, construction and maintenance

  • Inorganic chemistry and groundwater

  • Contaminant transport modelling
  • Field course Week-long field course including, chemical sampling, pumping tests and geophysics, in addition to site visits
    Dissertation requirements Independant project submitted in September
    Work experience Potential collaboration with external partners during independant project
    Funding opportunties 11 Full NERC studentships
    Course convenor Professor Rae Mackay
    Links Course webpage
    Hydrogeology research projects
    PhD Opportunities
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