Skills and professional training
This Master’s Degree aims to train students in subjects related to the assessment of water quality subject to the European Directive on Water Quality in order to defend their professional careers in research in the management of the problems associated with water quality from a Pan-European perspective. In this way, students will be able to participate in research projects and/or management plans for water quality in any European country. Past editions of this Master’s Degree’s Degree have been extremely successful with a subsequent employment rate of 75% of graduates working in question related to water quality in several European and non-European countries.
Specific admission requirements:
Entry to the Master’s Degree in Inland Water Quality will be subject to the general conditions of entry and admission for postgraduate students which are established in the regulations for postgraduate studies at the Autonomous University of Madrid. These regulation state that candidates must have an official Spanish university degree with at least 180 ECTS credits in Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, etc.) or a technically compatible programme (Engineering related to water or the environment, health sciences, etc).
Foreign degrees do not need to be officially recognized as long as candidates can demonstrate can establish that their degree has an equivalent level to that of the corresponding Spanish degree and would allow entry to postgraduate studies in their home country. Moreover, given the European nature of this Master’s Degree, and the fact that is taught in English, it is necessary for candidates to be able to certify that they have a B2 level in English.
Specific admission documents:
Applicants with access studies pending finalization must include a Statement of having finished the previous studies stating the expected date of finalization.
- Subjects pre-inscription form
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of motivation
- Accreditation English language
Students on this Master’s Degree should have a profile based on a high degree of interest in ecological administrative and social questions related to bodies of inland water both in their home countries and in the European Union. Students should preferably have already studied some subjects related to the ecology of inland waters and some scientifically oriented subjects (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology). Ideally, students will have written their degree dissertation (or its equivalent) about a water related question. Students should be able to communicate effectively in English and if they have had an Erasmus scholarship that will be valued positively.
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Last updated September 28, 2017