Water is essential to life and of major importance to the balanced development of our society. An increasing number of factors are involved in water management, and water research is now being approached from many areas of knowledge.
The University of Barcelona, through its university official masters degree in Water. Interdisciplinary Analysis and Sustainable Management offers comprehensive, cross-disciplinary and integrated training in the study of water from two perspectives: preparation for professional practice, and introduction to research.
The university masters degree in Water. Interdisciplinary Analysis and Sustainable Management provides specialized technical and scientific training applicable to the study of various aspects of water and the processes in which it plays a significant role. The principal goal of the degree is to provide cross-disciplinary training in the integrated management of the water cycle, enabling students to develop a detailed understanding of the technical aspects involved and the relevant social, economic and legal considerations.
Skilled professionals in the different technical and scientific areas of water management are highly sought after in the public and private sectors. Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, this degree provides both recent graduates and practising professionals with the training to build successful careers and is a clear source of competitive advantage in gaining access to the labour market.
The course is organized by the Water Research Institute of the UB and draws on a long tradition of academic and research excellence at the University, which plays a leading role in the transfer of scientific output and technological advances to industry, the public sector and to wider society.
The degree is taught by the academic staff of nine UB departments, professionals from a diverse range of industrial sectors, and experts from the public sector.
Given its interdisciplinary nature, the masters degree is designed for all graduates with an interest in the area, and that have sufficient basic training and the desire to develop an overall understanding, as well as specific knowledge of water.
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