Sustainable water management is an increasingly complex challenge and policy priority facing global society. The MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management aims to equip the next generation of water professionals with the blend of skills necessary to make a significant contribution to sustainable water management pathways across competing priorities of water for ecosystems, food, energy, economic growth and human consumption.

About the course

Our one-year full-time MSc course aims to help students develop a theoretically sophisticated and empirically grounded understanding of sustainable water management.

Find out more about the structure of this course, core and elective modules, field trips, meet our teaching staff, and view the current year's course handbook.
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Who should apply, and why

Candidates from a range of disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply provided that they can demonstrate academic excellence and a passion for sustainable water management.

Find out more about how to apply for this course, fees and funding, how to choose a college and frequently asked questions.
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Info for current students

Course information, timetables, and teaching materials for current students are provided through our Intranet and WebLearn.

Please also see the main University of Oxford Student Gateway for more information.

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The School is currently working to improve alumni relations across its graduate and undergraduate programmes. For more information please see our Alumni webpages.

Contact us

For more info on the course, please contact:

Dr Katrina Charles

Dr Katrina Charles
Course Director, MSc in WSPM
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 285184

Please note: The actual course content may vary from the information provided online and should therefore be taken to be indicative rather than tightly prescriptive.