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Environmental Hydrogeology MSc - Cardiff University

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This is a vocational MSc which emphasises issues relating to water resources and the protection of groundwater; the lecture component of the programme includes modules on hydrogeological and hydrological techniques, applied geophysics, contaminated land and remediation, and environmental assessment and regulation. These lecture modules are supported by practical field sessions, laboratory work and groundwater modelling using industry standard software.

Key facts about the course are given in the table below; full details of the MSc course can be found on the university webpage.

MSc course Environmental Hydrogeology
Course structure 12 months full-time starting in September
Flexible options None currently advertised
Modules 8 taught modules over the first 6 months including;
  • Hydrogeological and hydrological techniques

  • Advanced groundwater modelling

  • Land contamination: assessment, remediation and environmental protection

  • Environmental remote sensing and geophysics

  • Environmental assessment, regulation and conservation

  • Project planning, design and management
  • Field course Two practical field-based assignments are carried out after the taught modules
    Dissertation requirements Dissertation completed with an industrial partner during work placement
    Work experience Final 6 months spent on work placement with an industrial partner during which time the dissertation is completed
    Funding opportunties None currently advertised
    Course convenor Dr Yuesuo Yang
    Links Course webpage
    Post-graduate research
    PhD Opportunities
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