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Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English
Duration
18 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Institute for International Education
City
Delft

Program description

Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development trains students to gain the required scientific and engineering insights needed to design and implement projects for sustainable use of river systems and the design of hydraulic structures.

The need for food, energy, flood risk management and domestic and industrial water supply requires that water will be used and managed more efficiently than in the past. Traditional river engineering has had serious consequences for riverine ecosystems and land use, causing damage to flora and fauna and sometimes exacerbating floods and droughts.

The Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development specialisation educates engineers involved in design and implementation of projects for sustainable use of river systems and their resources (fresh water, floodplain space and even sediments). Emphasis is laid on different scales of water projects (catchments, river stretches and floodplains).

Subjects
Hydrology; Hydraulics; River Dynamics; GIS and Remote Sensing; Design; Modelling; Physical Models; Water Resources Management; River Basin Development; River Systems Management; EIA; Storage Works; Hydropower; River Structures; Flood Management; River morphodynamics; River training and rehabilitation; Group Work; Research Methods; Electives; MSc Research.

Objectives
Aim of the Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development program is to convey to students the knowledge, insight and skills that are required to function as independent professionals within the field of hydraulic engineering and river basin development.

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