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MSc

How long you will study
24 months

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full-time

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September

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About Water Technology at University of Groningen

Solving global water problems requires a multidisciplinary approach of knowledge and skills. That is why the Wetsus Institute and three Dutch universities offer a joint degree in Water Technology.

The master Water Technology is a two year programme offeredjointly by Wageningen University, University Twente and Universityof Groningen with all education being provided at Wetsus,European Centre of Excellence for sustainable water technology, inLeeuwarden.

In the field of water technology, breakthrough technologicaldevelopments are required. Not only to enable the export ambitionsof the water sector but also to solve global threats and challengesin society.

The main added value of the course lies in the multidisciplinarystudy of biotechnology and separation technology. Sucha combined technological approach may offer a solution toglobal developments, within business and society, and have aworldwide impact on the demand for and use of water.

This program will qualify you as the expert who is able toparticipate in resolving world-wide waterissues. It enables students tocomplement their Bachelor of Sciences diploma with scientificknowledge and capabilities that they need for a successful careerin the dynamic international setting of business andresearch.

To apply for this programme, please visit the website ofWageningen University. Detailed information can befound on: www.wetsusacademy.nl

Solving global water problems requires a multidisciplinary approach of knowledge and skills. That is why the Wetsus Institute and three Dutch universities offer a joint degree in Water Technology.

The Water Technology Master's degree programme is a two yearprogramme offered jointly by Wageningen University, UniversityTwente and University of Groningen with all education beingprovided at Wetsus, European Centre of Excellence for sustainablewater technology, in Leeuwarden.

In the field of water technology, breakthrough technologicaldevelopments are required. Not only to enable the export ambitionsof the water sector but also to solve global threats and challengesin society.

The main added value of the course lies in the multidisciplinarystudy of biotechnology and separation technology. Sucha combined technological approach may offer a solution toglobal developments, within business and society, and have aworldwide impact on the demand for and use of water.

This programme will qualify you as the expert who is ableto participate in resolving world-wide waterissues. It enables students tocomplement their Sciences Bachelor's degree with scientificknowledge and capabilities that they need for a successful careerin the dynamic international setting of business andresearch.

To apply for this programme, please visit the website ofWageningen University. Detailed information can be foundon: www.wetsusacademy.nl

 

After your studies

Job prospects

The study domain is becoming more and more relevant due to theurgent need for new technologies to meet the global water problems.Water technology for public drinking water production and sewerwater treatment is a very large market. Further, the largest use offresh water is for irrigation purposes.

The industrial water supply and industrial waste water treatmentalso represent a significant market. There is no question thatbusiness involved in water technology will grow tremendously.Besides this human capital is a basic condition to guarantee thesuccess and continuity of the development of sustainabletechnologies and a European know-how economy in water technology.In many EU countries the lack of talented technologicalprofessionals is becoming an increasingly limiting factor. Theprogram prepares students for a professional position in the broadarea of water technology. Graduates have good national and international career prospects in business and research.

The study domain is becoming more and more relevant due to theurgent need for new technologies to meet the global water problems.Water technology for public drinking water production and sewerwater treatment is a very large market. Further, the largest use offresh water is for irrigation purposes.

The industrial water supply and industrial waste water treatmentalso represent a significant market. There is no question thatbusiness involved in water technology will grow tremendously.Besides this human capital is a basic condition to guarantee thesuccess and continuity of the development of sustainabletechnologies and a European know-how economy in water technology.In many EU countries the lack of talented technologicalprofessionals is becoming an increasingly limiting factor. Theprogram prepares students for a professional position in the broadarea of water technology. Graduates have good national and international career prospects in business and research.

Job examples

  • Consultant or manager at a development project
  • Designer of purification processes
  • R&D department of companies, e.g. Arcadis or Philips
  • PhD, starting a scientific career
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Entry requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
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A Grade Point Average (GPA) for the BSc study of at least 70% of the maximum scale.

language test

For applicants whose mother tongue is a language other thanEnglish and/or who have not followed all their secondary andtertiary education in English sufficient proficiency in English isrequired by means of a minimum score of 6.0 on the Academic IELTStest (with a minimum score of 6.0 for speaking). Internet basedTOEFL-iBT scores are also accepted. The required minimum score for admission is 80.

previous education

A relevant BSc degree (or equivalent) in the (related) field ofBiotechnology or Chemical Engineering, based on a program ofsufficient academic level and quality to be able to complete theWater Technology program.

other admission requirements
  • Dispose of sufficient funds to finance your studies.
  • To apply for this programme, please visit the website ofWageningen University.

The master Water Technology is offered jointly by WageningenUniversity, University of Twente and the University of Groningen.For the application guidelines please visit the website ofWageningen University: http://www.wageningenur.nl/(...)-and-Admission-1.htm

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
grade average

A Grade Point Average (GPA) for the BSc study of at least 70% of the maximum scale.

language test

For applicants whose mother tongue is a language other thanEnglish and/or who have not followed all their secondary andtertiary education in English sufficient proficiency in English isrequired by means of a minimum score of 6.5 on the Academic IELTStest (with a minimum score of 6.0 for speaking). Internet basedTOEFL-iBT scores are also accepted. The required minimum score for admission is 80.

previous education

A relevant BSc degree (or equivalent) in the (related) field ofBiotechnology or Chemical Engineering, based on a program ofsufficient academic level and quality to be able to complete theWater Technology program.

other admission requirements
  • Dispose of sufficient funds to finance your studies.
  • To apply for this programme, please visit the website ofWageningen University.

The master Water Technology is offered jointly by WageningenUniversity, University of Twente and the University of Groningen.For the application guidelines please visit the website ofWageningen University: http://www.wageningenur.nl/(...)-and-Admission-1.htm

Application deadlines

Type of studentDeadlineStart course
EU/EEA students15 July 201801 September 2018
15 July 201901 September 2019
non-EU/EEA students01 May 201801 September 2018
01 May 201901 September 2019
Type of studentDeadlineStart course
Dutch students01 August 201801 September 2018
01 August 201901 September 2019
Type of studentDeadlineStart course
EU/EEA students15 July 201801 September 2018
15 July 201901 September 2019
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