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Master of Engineering Science (Water Resource Management)

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  • Objectives
    That a graduate of the program should: * acquire skills in the planning, developing and managing of water resource systems in a sustainable manner; * gain experience of research in a chosen area of water resources management, development and use; * gain advanced knowledge of principles and implementation of integrated water resources management.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Engineering Science (Water Resource Management)
  • Course description
    Core Subjects

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    421-642  Research Topic
    On conclusion of their project, students should have an appreciation of procedures involved in conducting research and have gained experience in scientific writing, and in poster and oral presentations.The subject includes supervision of project sele...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    421-644  Research Project
    On conclusion of their project, students should have an appreciation of procedures involved in conducting research and have gained experience in scientific writing and in delivering an oral presentation.The subject includes supervision of methodology...     Semester 1, Semester 2     50

    421-668  Sustainable Irrigation System Management     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    421-627  Sustainable Water Resources Management
    The concept of water resources system; watersheds and river basins. Economic, environmental and social impacts of water resources development. Environmental planning process for control and mitigation of waterlogging and salinisation. Water resources...     Semester 2     12.50

    Restricted Elective Subjects

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    421-516  Hydraulics and Hydrology
    Energy momentum principles and their application to a variety of open channel flow problems, uniform flow; unsteady flow in open channels, including the long wave equations and flood propagation by diffusion and kinematic routing; steady gradually-va...     Semester 2     12.50

    421-609  Technology in Society     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    421-616  Technology Assessment
    Nature of technology; nature of technological changes; introduction to production theory; comparative advantage; net national value added; social cost benefit analysis, environmental impact statements; environmental economics; financial analysis usin...     Semester 1     12.50

    421-640  Water Supply and Waste Water Management
    Water supply for low-income rural and large urban communities; quality criteria; resource allocation; patterns of water usage; sources; extraction; storage and delivery methods; treatment processes; cost analysis, including cost recovery. Waste dispo...     Semester 1     12.50

    Elective Subjects
    37.5 points of subjects chosen from Electives Table or other subjects approved by the Course Coordinator (not more than 25 points research)
    See the Engineering Postgraduate handbook for electives.

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