Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Environmental Studies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree in an area related to Water Resource Management.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The outcome of this qualification is to outfit students with the skills they need to contribute effectively to sustainable management of freshwater resources in New Zealand and internationally. Graduates will be able to effectively apply their own specialist skills (eg in aspects of science, engineering, law) to freshwater resources management. They will be able to evaluate and justify the importance of practical experience, field work and scientific rigour in characterisation of a catchment system and assessing the effects of water use.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Environmental Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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