Master of Integrated Water Management
Dive into the science, governance, and economics of water management
Take a whole-of-water-cycle approach to water management and advance your career in the water sector. Tap into leading water professionals to build your strategic, managerial, and technical skills. Tackle complex challenges with an integrated approach.
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The Master of Integrated Water Management creates water leaders by drawing on international teaching and research from many fields to provide a trans-disciplinary, whole-of-water-cycle approach to water management.
The program aims to build the capacity of future leaders in water management, with an emphasis on professionals working in WASH and development, urban water management, across water, land and people and in water finance for the achievement of sustainable development goals. The program equips students with practical tools and skills for developing and managing the adoption of innovative solutions to local, regional, national and international water management issues. Students will develop the strategic, managerial and technical skills they need to advance in the water sector.
The program is managed and led by the International WaterCentre (IWC). The IWC is a key capacity building organisation in the global water sector and dedicated to providing education and training to promote whole-of-water cycle approaches to integrated water management around the world.
To be eligible for admission to the Master of Integrated Water Management, applicants must hold:
- a Bachelor degree in a field relevant to water management
- OR a Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management and a minimum of one year practical experience in a related field (these students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the program)
- OR a Graduate Diploma of Integrated Water Management and a minimum of two years practical experience in a related field (these students will be eligible for 80 credit points of advanced standing towards the program).
English Proficiency Requirements
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
- A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
- OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
- OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
- OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
- OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
- OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.
English test results must be no more than two years old.
Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:
To be eligible for the award of Master of Integrated Water Management (MIntegratedWMgt), you must successfully complete 120 credit points including:
- 40 credit points for research project courses;
- at least 20 credit points and no more than 40 credit points for elective courses.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Integrated Water Management (MIntegratedWMgt), a student who has completed the Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management and admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must successfully complete 80 credit points including 40 credit points for research project courses.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Integrated Water Management (MIntegratedWMgt), a student who has completed the Graduate Diploma of Integrated Water Management and admitted with 80 credit points of advanced standing must successfully complete 40 credit points for research project courses.
This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.
Degree structure can be found here