Water Hazards, Risks and Climate
Climate change and related exceptional weather conditions are here to stay. Whether it concerns droughts, floods or any of the other climate extremes, the world urgently needs to adapt to ‘the new normal’.
There are three main components to this track: describing and quantifying spatiotemporal climate risks; developing fit-for-purpose adaptation pathways and associated measures and defining appropriate approaches in governance, engineering and information.
Depending on your interest, you might focus on cities, river basins, coastal or dryland areas, that all come with their own particular climate challenges. Depending which profile you choose, amongst a wide range of other topics, you will learn about water sensitive cities and sustainable urban drainage; climate adaptation politics, water conflicts and financing; drought and flood management; artificial intelligence and decisions support systems or about sea level rise and coastal adaptation in rapidly urbanizing deltas.
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Master of Science
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
No Numerus Fixus
Without numerus fixus.
Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
A Bachelor degree at level B/B+ (US system) or upper 2nd (British system) in an appropriate field which has been awarded by a university of recognised standing. Exceptions can be made if a candidate is below this level, but has a substantial proven experience in the field of the programme and has a strong motivation to join the programme
Several years of professional experience in a field related to the programme's content is considered to be an asset.
- A good command of the English language, if this is not the first language. All non-native English-speaking applicants must satisfy the English language requirements for IHE Delft's educational programmes.
- A strong motivation to successfully complete the programme.
- IELTS overall band
- TOEFL internet based
- TOEFL paper based
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The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
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Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)
The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.
MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)
The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) offers scholarships to professionals for short courses in the Netherlands.
StuNed - Master
StuNed Scholarships for master studies, short courses and customised training programmes are available for Indonesian professionals with at least 2 years' work experience in a development-related organisation.
Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan | LPDP (Indonesia)
Mahmoud S. Rabbani Scholarship
Scholarship available for Master and PhD candidates from Chile. Tilburg University offers an additional tuition waiver.
The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation
WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation
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