Master of Integrated Water Management

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,000
International: $57,000

Entry Requirements:

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


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).

Subjects you can Study:

Integrated water management

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Water Services Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Albany Centre No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

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