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Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

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Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023


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Grow your understanding of the challenges and potential solutions in the essential area of water and water resource management, so you can help shape a healthier future.

Water is one of the essential pillars of life. Freshwater management is now one of New Zealand’s most pressing environmental challenges. The Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management will cultivate your knowledge and understanding of the issues and skills associated with managing freshwater resources. This programme is delivered jointly from Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury, and will equip you with the skills and awareness to make an impact in this vitally important area.

Summary of Regulations

Pass 120 credits in total from the schedule to the regulations of the relevant masters degree.

Entry criteria

Completion of a relevant New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B- average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that your English is good enough to study successfully at university. Lincoln University recognises achievement through a limited number of recognised tests of English Language. Below are the minimum standards for entry to the programme:

  • IELTS academic score of 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and First (FCE) overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 with no communicative score of less than 50
  • Lincoln University English Language GCAE or LU EL 70%.

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