06.9/MSc Water Resources and Environmental Management

Title: Ai??M.Sc.Ai??in Water Resources and Environmental Management (WREM)Arise Blank

Application Reference EU Code: 6.9 Website Reference: RWA010 Ai?? Duration (in semesters): 3 Credits (per semester): 60

Objectives:

The main objective of the M.Sc. in Water Resources and levitra 20mg price. #Buy Levitra canada. levitra 10 mg. Environmental Management (WREM) to contribute to poverty alleviation and sustainable socio-economic development in Rwanda by building capacity and stimulating solution-oriented Ai??research Ai??related to water resources and environmental management at the National University of Rwanda.

Structure and Content:

The programme is made up of 8 taught modules each of 15 credits and an M.Sc. thesis of 60 credits (1 credit equals 15 student hours). The modules are: WREM601. Principles of Water Resources & Environmental Management, WREM602. Water Resources Systems and Engineering, WREM603 Water Quality & Environmental Management, WREM604 GIS, Remote Sensing and Water Resources Modelling, WREM605 Wastewater Treatment & Disposal, WREM606 Ai??Water Supply & Treatment, WREM607 Ai??Irrigation Drainage and Structures (Elective), WREM608 Wetlands Management (Elective), WREM609 Group Work Project, WREM610 Research Thesis. The assessment include continuous assessment (test, assignment, doxycycline in usa. #Canada Drugs Doxycycline. doxycycline near me. laboratory and field practices) 40% and final examination Ai??60%.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of the programme students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  1. Principles of integrated water resources management (IWRM), its global context, and the implied multidisciplinary approach to water resources management.
  2. Catchment management principles, including planning, management of national and international river basins, gender roles and stakeholder participation.
  3. The principles of hydraulics, application of hydrostatics and laws of conservation of mass, energy and momentum in design and construction of hydraulic structures.
  4. The principle of hydrology including: elements of weather and climate, groundwater and aspect of water measurement.
  5. Basic water chemistry and microbiology, formulation process of water quality regulations and effluent standards, and water quality modelling principles, data processing and environmental management tools.
  6. Principles of GIS and Remote Sensing and their applications in water resources planning and management.
  7. The basic principles, approaches and techniques of water and wastewater treatment and effluent disposal systems.
  8. The design approaches and efficient management of irrigation and agricultural water management systems, with due regard to the technical, social and institutional constraints imposed by the surrounding environment.
  9. The ecological structure and functions of wetlands, the options for sustainable use of wetlands, and how to write a wetland management plan for conservation and wise use.
  10. The application of concepts and tools of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in a real life case and to operationalise principles and best practices.
  11. The rigours and essentials of planning, conducting, reporting and presenting research findings.

Recognition and Accreditation Obtained:

The programmes was validated by NUR Senate & Board of Directors April 2005, High Education Council and finally approved by Cabinet.

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