Water Science

Sustainable water management is an increasingly complex challenge and policy priority facing global society. Wadham admits one student a year to the MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management, supported in part by a £4000 scholarship generously funded by the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators.

  • Abandoned ship in the (former) Aral Sea, Kazakhstan

    Abandoned ship in the (former) Aral Sea, Kazakhstan
    Picture by Staecker via Wikimedia Commons

The MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management

The School of Geography and Environment’s MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management aims to equip the next generation of water professionals with the blend of skills necessary to make a significant contribution to sustainable water management pathways across competing priorities of water for ecosystems, food, energy, economic growth and human consumption. The course is intended to help students develop a theoretically sophisticated and empirically grounded understanding of sustainable water management. Further details about the MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management can be found here:

http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk/graduate/msc-wspm/

The Water Conservators Scholarships

Wadham College admits one student a year to this course, supported in part by a £4000 bursary generously funded by the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators. Applicants to the course cannot nominate Wadham College as their preferred college when they submit their applications, but all applicants – regardless of college choice – will automatically be considered for the Water Conservators Scholarship by the School of Geography and the Environment, provided that they apply by the January submission deadline. When a decision has been made as to which applicants will be offered a scholarship, the recipients will be made the offer of a college place by Wadham College. Further details of the Water Conservators Scholarship will be posted on our Graduate Scholarships page shortly.

More information on the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators can be found here:

http://www.waterconservators.org/index