This MSc will prepare you as a functional hydrogeologist to meet the needs of: industry, regulators, non-governmental organisations, government, consultants. The MSc Hydrogeology course provides you with the theoretical and practical skills to succeed in a career as a hydrogeologist. You’ll develop sound fieldwork skills which are sought-after by employers and will have the opportunity to develop a dissertation project overseas. You will contribute to on-going, internationally-linked projects in sustainable water development and have the opportunity to work with industrial partners.


Graduates with an MSc in Hydrogeology are in very high demand as there is an expected shortage of hydrogeologists that will continue for the next decade.

Additionally, throughout the world, the issue of water scarcity, water security, water economics and health and sanitation all rely on high-quality hydrogeology knowledge.

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  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Aquifer Mechanics
  • Contaminated Land
  • Global Water Policy
  • Groundwater Flow Modelling
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods
  • Site Investigation & Risk Assessment
  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Forensics
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Independent Study in Collaboration with Industry
  • Waste Management & Landfill Design
  • Water & Environmental Management
  • Principles of Environmental Microbiology
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Isotope Hydrogeology
  • Vertically Integrated Project - Water and International Development 1 & 2
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    £21,850 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time