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This online postgraduate CPD award in water management is aimed at staff either employed directly by, or as consultants to, water-related industries such as public water supply, hydropower, beverages (including brewing and distilleries) and agriculture. It is particularly suitable for those employed as environmental managers and technical staff such as water resource practitioners, hydrologists and environmental scientists. It also provides relevant CPD for government agency staff such as the environment and conservation agencies where their remit covers the water environment.
It can help those involved in water management understand the background against which the regulation of the water environment has been set and explores the way all stakeholders have a role to play in securing the benefits we get from a healthy water environment both now and in the future as we adapt to climate change.
The module learning outcome are:
You will study through supported online learning using the university's virtual learning environment (VLE). You will have the opportunity to share information and experience with other students from a range of backgrounds and perspectives. You will be assessed on a report on a published paper, the preparation of a catchment management plan, and evaluation of contributions to the discussion board.
You will be supported by the Centre for Mountain Studies, Perth College UHI. For more information on the centre and courses available, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)1738 877761.
Part-time: 15 weeks starting in January
The following fees apply to this taught postgraduate CPD award:
|2018-19||Scottish (online)||EU/EEA/Rest of the UK (online)||International (online)|
|CPD award (20 credit module)||£560||£650||£900|
|2017-18||Scottish (online)||EU/EEA/Rest of the UK (online)||International (online)|
|CPD award (20 credit module)||£520||£650||£852|
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant UHI partner college for more information.
The module gives valuable academic recognition that can enhance employment opportunities. Professionals working in water management can use the learning outcomes to develop their own working practices.
This module is part of the MSc Sustainable Mountain Development and, after successful completion of the CPD award, you may want to consider building to the postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or the full masters award.
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