KU Leuven

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

Water Resources Engineering



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries, with a focus on problems in the latter. The MSc programme provides multi-disciplinary and high-quality higher education in the field of water resources engineering. Water Resources Engineering deals with the methods and techniques applied in the study of: - water needs for agriculture, industry, households, recreation, navigation, hydroelectric power generation; - problems related to storm water drainage and flood damage mitigation; - problems related to water quality in streams and aquifers, erosion, sedimentation, protection of ecosystems and other natural resources; - integrated water management; and - institutional, socio-economic, and policy issues related to water resources development and management. The Master of Water Resources Engineering is an initial Master programme. You can follow this programme on a full-time or part-time basis.


120 ECTS

International Student Requirements:

Admission decisions are based upon evaluation of a complete application file:- Bachelor of Engineering; - Bachelor of Bioscience Engineering; - Bachelor of Environmental Engineering; - Bachelor of Geography; - Bachelor of Geology; - Bachelor of Biology; - Bachelor of Sciences. Applicants have a good command of spoken and written English. Applicants of non-native speaking English countries should have a TOEFL score on the written test of at least 550; 213 CBT or 79/80 IBT or IELTS of min. 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 120 ECTS

Out State Tuition (per year): 890 EUR

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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