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Bachelor of Engineering - Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering



What will I learn?

SUSTech established the School of Environmental Science and Engineering (hereafter referred to as “the School”) in 2015 as a platform to foster top talents in the field of environmental science and engineering in China. The School’s teaching and research mainly focus on the water science and technology, resources circular using, atmospheric environment and earth system science.

The School have a number of excellent faculty in water resources and water environment. At present, the School has 65 full-time faculty members (including 13 professors, 7 associate professors, 24 assistant professors). The faculty has received numerous honors and distinctions. Among them, one is fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK), three recipients of Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), two recipient of the State Council Special Allowance, three recipients of Outstanding Young Investigator Award (junior level) from the NSFC. All faculty members have prior experiences studying and/or working abroad.

The program will be unique in the following aspects:

a. Integration of surface water and groundwater protection.

b. The science of water from molecular to global.

c. The system coupling of water resources, water environment, and social economy.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The major aims to train talents for Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering field with firm fundamental knowledge, broad vision and outstanding innovation. Most students will continue their education in domestic and overseas famous universities; and other students will enter government and international organizations for work related to environment and water resources management.

The School’s graduates should have:

  • A solid and broad theoretic basis (including mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geoscience, et al.) as well as specialized knowledge in hydrology, water resources, and water environment protection.
  • Capacity to do research on water resource and water environment. Mastering methods of water resource assessment, planning, management, and protection, and be familiar with the standards, guidelines, policies, laws, and regulations in the field of water resources.
  • A rigorous attitude, a desire for excellence, a sense of social responsibility and good communication skills.
  • Innovative thinking and capable to solve problems independently.
  • An international vision and fluency in at least one foreign language.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
USD $4,600 per year
Start date

Expected February, September 2023


Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

1088 Xueyuan Avenue,



518055, China

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant should have got high school diploma or to be awarded with a high school diploma. IETLS?6.0 or above?/TOFLE?75 or above?/Duolingo?95 or above score report (obtained within last 2 years) are required, waived for native English speakers.

For international students

Applicant should have got high school diploma or to be awarded with a high school diploma.

IETLS(6.0 or above)/TOFLE(75 or above)/Duolingo(95 or above score report (obtained within last 2 years) are required, waived for native English speakers.

Application deadlines are 31 Dec for Round 1; 28 Feb for Round 2; 10 May for Round 3.


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