Master of Integrated Water Management

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

Integrated water management deals with the challenges facing water managers across the world including flooding and urban design, rural water and sanitation, climate change, and water energy. Increasingly leaders are required to have the transdisciplinary skills to enable them to cross social, environmental and technological boundaries. This program provides the opportunity for advanced study from the perspective of whole-of-water-cycle, appropriately acknowledging all natural and human processes which water undergoes from catchment to coast. Students consider the impact of decisions systematically across environment, politics, law, science, culture, engineering, economics, health and society.


  • 72 credit points: 8 coursework units
  • 24 point research project. Core units: Project Management
  • Science of Water
  • Water, Sustainability and Development
  • Water Governance and Policy
  • Catchment and Aquatic Ecosystem Health
  • Water Planning and Economics
  • Water and Agricultural Landscapes
  • Collaborative Planning
  • Integrated Water Management: Water, Land and People Research Project - Part 1 (12 Points)
  • Integrated Water Management: Water, Land and People Research Project - Part 2 (12 Points).


  • Integrated water management

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant Honours degree or equivalent
  • Or relevant 4-year pass degree
  • Or Bachelor plus GDip (excluding GDip of Integrated Water Management)

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