Floods, storms, and landslides affect billions of people globally and, in a changing climate, water-induced hazards will continue to be a critical challenge for our society. This Master’s degree program aims to form the new global leaders in hydrological, geological, and climate science and technology. Faculty from three Departments, ranking 23rd in the world in Water Resources Research, provides interdisciplinary background and strong theoretical preparation.
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Geological and Geotechnical Engineering
River Hydraulics from the Hillslopes to the Estuary
Hydrology and Climate: Modelling and Change
Fluvial-Coastal Dynamics and Hazard
Remote Sensing for Water Resources
River Basin modeling: Forecasting and Prediction
Water and Geological Risk Mitigation
Drainage and Irrigation under a Changing Climate
Vulnerability Analysis and Risk Management for Water-related Hazards
Agroecosystems and Pollutants
Graduates work in public and private companies that are active in the evaluation, management, and reduction of risk associated with events triggered by water-related and geological phenomena: governmental and non-governmental water management organizations, national, regional, and local water authorities, environmental protection agencies, reclamation, and irrigation agencies, local and international water resources engineering companies, insurance and reinsurance companies, risk modeling and assessment companies, United Nations, FAO, World Bank, research institutions, academia.
Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related fields, with proven skills in Hydraulics and Solid Mechanics.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalized copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalized documents are required at the application stage.
English; B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent