ID of study programme: H 066 448 008
ISCED-Code: 851 (Environmental protection services)
Study begin: October
Study duration: 24 months
The LWM Master programme is designed for scientists, technologists, engineers, conservationists and environmental managers who have professional interest in aquatic ecosystem research and management. Provided are knowledge and skills to address environmental problems and to interact with stakeholders, managers and policy makers for appropriate management solutions. Graduates are qualified to investigate, monitor and manage aquatic ecosystems by integrating ecological, technical and socio-economic knowledge and skills.
LWM is a joint degree master programme of BOKU, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands and Egerton University, Kenya. The MSc degree is awarded as joint degree from all three partner universities and the academic credits are awarded according to the according to the ECTS. The MSc programme structure/curriculum consists of three semesters of four months each, which are held in Austria (BOKU), The Netherlands (IHE Delft) and Kenya (Egerton University) and followed by a twelve months research period.
All three study locations are world-famous tourist locations - Vienna (Austria), Delft (The Netherlands) and Nakuru/Egerton (Kenya) – thus, go for studying where others are going for holidays and sight-seeing! We are very much inviting you to study in three different countries together with students from all over the world.
Basics in Limnology
Ecology of Aquatic Organisms
Basics in Applied Limnology
Aquatic Ecosystem Management
Aquatic Ecology and Bioassessment
Wetland for Livelihoods & Conservation
Integrated Modelling of Water and Ecosocial Systems
Interdisciplinary Project & Fieldwork
Academic Skill Development
Ecology of Streams and Rivers
Wetlands for Water Quality
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Fieldtrip on sustainable management and utilization of coastal ecosystems