Master in Urban Water Cycle

General

Program Description

Overview

The general objectives of the Master in Urban Water Cycle are:

  • Enable professionals with different training base, to work in a team, cross-and multidisciplinary way, answering to the new challenges in the urban water cycle, in a global changes scenario.
  • Qualify the students to develop expertise in the different areas of urban water infrastructure, sustainable water management (origins, quality, use, and reuse) and water governance (economic, political and regulatory).
  • Training students to meet different geographical realities, preparing them to participate in water management locally, nationally and internationally.

Course Structure

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Urban Hydrology

6

17431000

Urban Water Infrastructures

6

17431001

Data Requirements for Urban Water Management

6

17431002

Water in An Economic Perspective

6

17431003

Empreendedorismo

0

17431023

Option I

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6

17439000

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Risk Management And Resilience Of Urban Water Infrastructures

6

17431008

Water Quality And Human Health

6

17431009

Urban Planning And Ecosystem Services

6

17431010

Urban Water Geographic Information Systems

6

17431011

Option II

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6

17439001

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Water Reuse Technologies

6

17431016

Urban Water And Energy

6

17431017

Project/Dissertation Plan

18

17431018

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Project/Dissertation

30

17431019

Project/Dissertation

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30

17439002

Admission Requirements

Number of slots: 15

Minimum number of students: 8

Access Conditions:

  1. Holders of a degree in the areas (CNAEF codes): Life Sciences (420), Physical Sciences (440) Engineering and technical (520) Building and civil engineering (582), Health (729) and Protection of the environment (850), national or foreign, or equivalent degree.
  2. Holders of a foreign academic degree: - attributed in the first cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a signatory state to this process; - recognized as fulfilling the objectives of a degree by the Scientific Councils, Technical-Scientific Councils, or Scientific Committee of the associated organizational units.
  3. Where duly justified, holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae that is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific Councils, Technical-Scientific Councils, or Scientific Committee of the associated organizational units.

Candidate Selection Criteria:

  1. Academic qualifications (degree and duration of the course) [Max: 5 points].
  2. Education (final standings) [Max: 5 points].
  3. Curricular Assessment (professional and scientific experience) [Max: 5 points].

In case of a tie, the realization of an interview will be required.

Required Documentation

  1. Duly filled, application form.
  2. Certificates of academic qualifications.
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. Copy of personal identification document (Citizen Card or equivalent).
  5. Recommendation letter (optional).
Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

The University of Algarve (Portugal) is a young public university, with a student population close to 8,000 and employs over 700 academics. In these last three decades, the University of Algarve has c ... Read More

The University of Algarve (Portugal) is a young public university, with a student population close to 8,000 and employs over 700 academics. In these last three decades, the University of Algarve has consolidated the link established with the regional business and with the public and private organizations, encouraging the transfer of knowledge and contributing to sustainable development with a positive impact across the community. Read less