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Master of Science in Water Resources and Environmental Management

Master of Science in Water Resources and Environmental Management

Sharda School of Basic Sciences & Research (SBSR)

  • Programme Code

    SBR0701

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    2 Years

About the Programme

M.Sc. in Water Resource and Environmental Management is a two-year postgraduate programme designed to strengthen and deepen the interdisciplinary skills and knowledge of students in water management. This programme emphasises the management and development of land water and related resources without compromising the sustainability of other vital resources of our planet. The students will experience a relatively new and unique approach to manage water resources effectively. 

This interdisciplinary programme deals with scientific and policy aspect of the subject at different levels (local regional and global). The students opting for this programme will be nurtured to become efficient managers who are well-equipped to understand complex water challenges and to develop functional and practical solutions related to water and sanitation problems around the globe.

Students can opt for pursuing further programmes like MPhil. And PH.D in civil environmental or structural engineering after specialising in water resources.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO 1:   To prepare students for advanced studies in water resources its management and conservation 
  • PEO2:   To help students to understand the concept and various advance techniques employed for wastewater treatment, reuse and recovery.
  • PEO 3: To expose the students to the practical aspects of physicochemical parameters of water by means of qualitative, quantitative and advance instrumentation techniques.
  • PEO 4: To develop the ability to communicate scientific and technical information in written and oral formats.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1: Gained knowledge, abilities and conceptual insight into various environmental processes, environmental toxicology and pollution issues its control measures and various environmental related policies and law.
  • PO2: Competency to work effectively and safely in a laboratory environment.
  • PO3: Developed communication skills, both written and oral, for specific audiences specialized in the area of hydrology, toxicology solid waste and wastewater treatment. 
  • PO4: Acquired the skills of planning and frame strategies to deal with various types of pollution problem in general and   treatment and detoxification of wastewater specifically.  
  • PSO1: Global level research opportunities to pursue Ph.D. programme in the related or allied area.
  • PSO2: Become proficient in various advance waste water treatment techniques, toxicological studies, develop skill in drafting EIA report, and capable to understand and make use of GIS and remote sensing technology in various environmental related applications. 
  • PSO3: Qualitative and quantitative assessment of water and air quality through various instrumentation techniques.
  • PSO4: The broad education necessary to understand and critically analyzing various pollution related problems in a global and societal context.

This course is for individuals who...

Is keen on understanding the concepts of effective water management and wants to improve the delivery of water and environmental services around the world.   aim of this program is to provide the students with a thorough understanding of Water Resource and Environmental assessment planning and management.
 

Students who are looking for...

A student seeking in-depth knowledge expertise and skills in many aspects and uses of water sanitation and sustainable management can opt for this programme.
 

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 110000 2nd Year 113300
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
2550 5000*
Programme Structure

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Co/Elective Pre-Requisite/Co Requisite

 

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

 

MES101

Climatology and Oceanography

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES102

Applied Environmental Chemistry

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES103

  Natural Resource Management

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES104

Fundamentals of Instrumentation Techniques

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES105

Hydrology Basics and Water Management

4

-

-

4

Core

  1. s

 

MAA002

Energy Economics and Policy

4

-

-

4

GE

Practical

  1.  

 

MES151

Water Pollution & Monitoring Lab

-

-

4

2

Core

TOTAL CREDITS

26

 

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/Co Requisite

 

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

 

MES106

Concepts of Environmental Toxicology

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES107

Environmental Law and Audit

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES108

Remote Sensing and GIS Application

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES109

Global Climate System and Sustainable Development

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES110

Disaster Management

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MWE203

Research, Biostatistics and Computer Application

4

 

 

4

GE

Lab

  1.  

 

MES152

Remote Sensing & GIS Lab

-

-

2

2

Core

  1.  

 

CCU401

Community Connect Course

0

0

2

2

SEC

TOTAL CREDITS

28

 

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Pre-Requisite/Co Requisite

 

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

 

MES201

Water Treatment and Purification Techniques

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES202

EIA and Risk Assessment Analysis

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES203

Environmental Pollution and Control

4

-

-

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES204

Health Safety and Environment

4

-

-

4

Core

Practical

  1.  

 

MES261

Dissertation -1

-

-

4

4

Core

  1.  

 

MES 252

Environmental Data Analysis

-

-

2

 

2

 

Core

TOTAL CREDITS

22

 

S.

No.

Paper ID

Course Code

Course

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/

Elective

 

L

T

P

Practical

  1.  

 

MES263

Dissertation-2

 

-

 

-

 

  24

 

  12

 

Core

  1.  

 

MES001

Industrial Training Report

-

-

  12

      6

Core

TOTAL CREDITS

  18

 

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • B.Sc. with PCM with minimum 55% marks.
  • Minimum 24 credits required in chosen specialisation at UG level.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Environmental Information Officer
  • Groundwater specialist
  • Waste Water Catchment Manager
  • Surface Water Resource Specialist
  • Climate Modeller
  • Researcher
  • Water Resource Expert
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Assistant/ Deputy General Manager
  • Sales Executive
  • Senior Contract Performance Manager

Students of this programme are placed in companies with an average annual package of 4.50 LPA to 6.00 LPA

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