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Master of Environmental Science (Integrated Water Resources Management)

Offered By: Open University Malaysia (OUM)

Programme Synopsis
The objectives of the Master of Environmental Science (Integrated Water Resources Management) are to:

  • Provide graduates with a thorough understanding of water resource conservation and management, sustainable development of
    ground water resources and environments.
  • Provide graduates with the ability to critically evaluate the existing water resources and management system.
  • Provide graduates with the knowledge to improve water conservation and management systems throughout the world.

One of the key concerns facing sustainable development is to ensure the efficient and effective management of natural resources consistent with the ecological development and environmental sustainability. Today, the management of water resources presents a major concern to many countries in Asia and elsewhere.

Realising this, the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) programme has been developed by a consortium of experts
from public universities and based on the recommendation of the Malaysian Water Partnership (MWP), Malaysia Capacity Building Network (MyCapNet) and the Regional Humid Tropics Hydrology and Water Resources Centre for Southeast Asia (HTC, Kuala Lumpur).

Programme Structure
Degree by Coursework (Structure III)

Entry Requirements
• B.Sc (Hons) in science, engineering or social sciences or its equivalent
• Work experience is an added advantage

To be considered under Open Entry, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 35 years old on 1st of January (applied year) AND possess STPM (minimum 1 principle) OR a recognised diploma or
    equivalent, AND
  • Possess prior learning experience and / or knowledge relevant to the programme applied for
  • Not applicable for research-based master’s programmes.

A master’s degree programme can be completed within a minimum period of two years.

Learners who are not able to complete their studies within the stipulated maximum period under the doctoral degree programme
may apply for an extension of not more than three semesters or one academic year by making a written application to the Director for approval. The application must be made three months before the end of the duration of study.

Failure to complete a programme within the stipulated duration may result in the termination of candidature.