• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

This International Land and Water Management from Wageningen University and Research addresses problems of drought, erosion and floods, which put food production at risk in large parts of the world. 

You will combine knowledge of engineering, social and natural sciences, study the roles of various stakeholders and design land and water management improvement plans. The area of research covers the whole world.

Future career - International Land and Water Management

Most graduates from the bachelor’s programme continue studying to complete a master’s, which qualifies them to work anywhere in the world. They may use their expertise in development projects in Africa, South America or Asia, or contribute to solutions of land and water management issues in the Netherlands and other European countries.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

  • The first year is introductory in character and includes some core curriculum subjects. You become familiar with the field of study, the professional career possibilities. The first year concludes with a case study and practical fieldwork in the Netherlands.
  • In the second year you learn about the technical, socio-conomic and legal aspects of land and water management. The programme takes a more specialised look at certain elements, allowing you to pursue your own interests within the broader field.
  • Third-year students complete an internship in order to gain practical experience and to further pinpoint where their interests lie. Elective credits also allow you to complete a minor or study separate subjects as a specialisation in a certain area, such as hydrology, education, plant cultivation or soil science. These subject clusters are discussed and set out in consultation with a study advisor.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Be in possession of a secondary school leaving certificate (a Dutch ‘vwo-diploma’) or an equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma, and;
  • Have studied certain subjects (at the required level) relevant to the programme you are applying for, and;
  • Meet the English language requirements.
  • For Dutch taught programmes you also have to meet the Dutch language requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Wageningen

  • 700 - 800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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