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Hydraulic Engineering - Land and Water 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

In the Hydraulic Engineering - Land and Water Development you will learn to plan, design, operate and maintain land and water resources and water-related infrastructures.

The land and water development engineer is concerned with the development, adaptation and management of land and water resources for the different types of land use, with a focus on agricultural purposes. The typical student has a BSc degree in agricultural or civil engineering with a hydraulic background, and has worked in professional practice or in a university or research environment in irrigation, drainage or land and water development for at least three years. The participant is eager to acquire practical skills and knowledge to solve engineering, and water management or flood protection problems. Computer literacy is a valuable asset. Future careers may be in government services, consultancy, or education and research institutes.

Subjects
Introduction to Land and Water Development; hydraulics; Soil-Water-Plant Relationships; Agronomy; Irrigation and Drainage Systems Design and Management; Flow Control and Irrigation Structures; Integrated Lowland Development; GIS/Remote Sensing

Objectives
To train the Land and Water Development engineer to conduct individual research and/or develop, adapt and manage land and water resources, primarily for agricultural purposes. Examples are irrigation and drainage systems; flood protection land reclamation and consolidation.

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