Master in Urban Water Cycle

University of Algarve

Program Description

Master in Urban Water Cycle

University of Algarve

This master programme aims to train professionals with skills to develop technological solutions based on scientific knowledge, to ensure water needs for modern societies. In our days, the sustainable water management for various uses is a major challenge, especially in a socioeconomic context of high complexity and in a scenario of climate change. Thus, coastal cities and in particular cities in the Mediterranean region, have lack of professionals trained to develop integrated solutions that increase the resilience to water scarcity.

Career Opportunities:

Public companies of the water sector; Research institutes; Public administration; Analysis laboratories; Consultancy firms; International organizations with competences in the water domain (e.g., UNESCO, UNICEF, FAO).

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

Cost & Fees

Application rate Registration fee and School Insurance Annual value of the tuition fee Value of the tuition fee for international students*
50€ 175€ 1500€ 4000€
Note: The rate of this course can be paid in installments of similar value 8, being the first at the time of registration and the remaining in the months of October, November, February, March, April, may and June.
*in accordance with Decree-Law No. 36/2014, are not considered international students, nationals of a Member State of the European Union.

Entry Requirements

a) 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.

b) Holders of a foreign academic degree: - attributed in a 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;

c) 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:

  • Academic qualifications (degree and duration of the course) [Max: 5 points];
  • Education (final standings) [Max: 5 points];
  • Curricular Assessment (professional and scientific experience) [Max: 5 points];
  • In case of a tie the realization of interview will be required

Required Documentation

  • Duly filled application form;
  • Certificates of academic qualifications;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Copy of personal identification document (Citizen Card or equivalent);
  • Recommendation letter (optional)

Last updated September 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
4,000 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Portugal Faro
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 4,000 EUR
EU Citizens: 1500€ / International: 4000€