What will I learn?

This program is designed to gives graduates in water resources management an understanding of the scientific as well as organizational, social and economic issues facing the management of water resources. Graduates will have introductory interdisciplinary knowledge in this field, and be able to strategically assess ways of addressing these issues.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of the course are expected to be able to:

  • demonstrate basic understanding of scientific problems involved in the management of water
  • combine a limited range of science and management methods for integrated water resources management issue
  • understand management fundamentals to solve current problems and to anticipate, mitigate and prevent future problems in the area of water resources management
  • identify social, political, economic and environmental impacts on water resources management
  • communicate satisfactorily both orally and in writing, the nature of, and solution to, water resources management issues and problems.

Your career

Graduates of these programs will be equipped to work across government, commercial and not-for-profit organisations. Water managers hold the future of the world’s most precious resource.

Potential occupations include:

  • engineer
  • scientist
  • resource manager
  • water treatment technologist
  • policy writer
  • agricultural consultant.

Potential employers include:

  • government departments
  • engineering, environmental and water management consultancies
  • water management bodies
  • aid organisations
  • agricultural organisations.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

079417M

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$18,250.00 (US$ 12,368) per year
Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Flinders University

Bedford Park Campus,

Sturt Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have equivalent of a three-year Australian bachelors degree. Some degrees may require work experience to meet the entry requirements. A reference or statement from the employer will be required. Special requirements apply to the four-year Doctor of Medicine. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2.

For international students

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline of science and engineering, from an approved tertiary institution.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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About this uni

Flinders is a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group and 90% of its research is rated world class or above.

  • Based in the city of Adelaide, Australia
  • Home to 4,800+ international students from 90+ countries
  • Students will benefit from practical, hands-on learning
  • International student services among best in Australia