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Natural Sciences

Environmental Sciences

BSc Water Management

4 years

€2530 pa

Programme profile

The Dutch have over a thousand years of experience in water management. In order to meet the growing demand for high-quality water, new solutions must be developed, balancing all different interests involved. Cooperation at an international level is pivotal to safeguard the interests of millions of people, to prevent flooding and protect or improve ecologically valuable areas, such as wetlands. This programme is one of the few available to offer the opportunity to specialise in this critical area.

Programme content

You will get a hood grounding in the wider area of Water Management in the first year. From the second year, you will choose a one of two specialisations:

- Aquatic Ecotechnology,
- Delta Management.

Aquatic Ecotechnology involves flooding, water quality and plants and animals in the water. You take an in-depth look at tidal areas, the rise in sea levels and subsidence, treatment plants, fish passages, the power of water and natural banks. Delta Management focuses on urban development, laws and regulations, managing water safety, marketing and intercultural communication.


HZ has an agreement with Wageningen University that makes it possible for HZ graduates to enrol in a Master programme at tha University. Students who have graduated with a minimum average of 7/10 in each subject can apply for Master programmes in the following areas:

Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management;
International Land and Water Management;
Earth and Environment

Entry Requirements

2 A/S Levels and 4 GCSEs OR relevant BETEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

"a good level of mathematics, biology, physics and chemistry is essential"

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H4. Subjects to include Maths

"a good level of mathematics, biology, physics and chemistry is essential"




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15 August