Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2015

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Integrated Water Management.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field relevant to water management OR the Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management. A minimum of two years practical experience in a related field is preferred.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

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Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

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Enquiries for Australian students

Manager, Academic Administration, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Email: enquiries@eait.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4777

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Integrated Water Management.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field relevant to water management OR the Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management. A minimum of two years practical experience in a related field is preferred.

CRICOS Code: 059263A

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Master of Integrated Water Management?

The Integrated Water Management suite of programs is taught by lecturers from four internationally recognised Australian Universities - The University of Queensland, Monash University, The University of Western Australia and Griffith University. The program aims to build future leaders in water management with an emphasis on working either in rural international development, in urban water policy and management, or across stakeholders in the context of integrating water resource management for water, food, energy and environment. The program draws on the expertise of international leaders in education and research across a wide breadth of disciplines, taking a trans-disciplinary "whole-of-water-cycle" approach that equips students with practical tools and skills for developing and managing the implementation of innovative solutions to local, regional, national and international water challenges. Graduates will be part of a growing and vibrant global professional network of alumni, lecturers and institutions, with continued access to a pool of expertise and opportunities for professional development. For more information, visit the IWC website (www.watercentre.org/education/masters)

What you can study

Students will develop the strategic, managerial and technical skills they need to advance in the water sector. They will become familiar with all aspects of integrated water resource management; be capable of providing water management expertise to help reduce poverty through equitable and sustainable use of water; be skilled to provide technical and managerial input into planning, design and operation of water projects and facilities; understand the principles of managing water supply, wastewater treatment and urban infrastructure projects; recognise the socio-economic factors impacting on effective water solutions; and understand the governance and institutional frameworks underpinning water resource management. The program focuses on building the skills base of students in such areas as critical thinking, problem solving, statistics and data management, knowledge transfer and effective leadership.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Integrated Water Management.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field relevant to water management OR the Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management. A minimum of two years practical experience in a related field is preferred.

Additional application information

For further information about the International WaterCentre please contact: Phone: +61 (0)7 3014 0200 Email:admin@watercentre.org Web: www.watercentre.org/education/masters

Apply online

Apply online to the Master of Integrated Water Management .

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field relevant to water management OR the Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management. A minimum of two years practical experience in a related field is preferred.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 059263A

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Additional costs

  • Additional costs may be incurred by students undertaking dissertation or projects.

Fee rules

View the 2015 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of Integrated Water Management

Careers

IWC trained professionals will develop the strategic, managerial and technical skills they need to advance in the water sector, locally and internationally. Graduates will be able to apply for high-level management positions in the public, private and non-governmental sectors. Students may pursue careers with international development agencies, private water management companies, or policy and planning bodies at various levels of government. Graduates from the program are expected to be especially interesting to consultancy companies carrying out work in developing countries, as well as in local domestic work.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Integrated Water Management

To complete the Master of Integrated Water Management, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #24 from the MIWM List comprising #8 from Part A, #8 from Part B and #8 from Part C. Refer to the MIWM rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Integrated Water Management.

Program Rules for the Master of Integrated Water Management

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: