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Master of Integrated Water Resources Management
Modes of Study  Part-time
Duration 2 Years
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 09MIWR


The Master of Integrated Water Resources Management is a postgraduate degree designed for registration at NQF Level 9, and 
is purposefully designed to create a fertile niche area where applied research in water resources can be enhanced in future. This 
Master  degree  aims  at  producing  middle  and  high  level  professionals  who  are  able  to  demonstrate  mastery  of  theoretically 
sophisticated subject‐matter of the Integrated Water Resources Management; evaluate and produce practical solutions to the 
water‐related problems of this country and beyond. Further, the programme will enable graduates to play a significant role in the 
management  of  water  resources  as  individuals  and  as  part  of  a  team.  Students  will  also  be  capacitated  to  work  and  study 
independently, synthesis knowledge at the forefront of Integrated Water Resources Management, and conduct research using 
the scientific method. The programme will be a combination of coursework and a thesis.


Admission Requirements 

The  Master  of  Integrated  Water  Resources  Management  seeks  to  recruit  suitably  qualified  students  who  are  capable  of 
benefiting from, contributing to, and successfully completing the programme. The admission requirements for the programme
are as follows: 
• A  relevant  4‐year  Bachelor’s  degree  from  a  recognised  institution,  or  an  equivalent  qualification  at  NQF  Level  8,  that 
shall include a component of independent research or a recognised graduate degree with a research component; 
• Any other equivalent qualifications and experience as agreed by the Senate. 


Career Opportunities

Graduates from the programme may work in both private and public sectors as: water resources managers; rural and urban planners researchers and lecturers/teachers; consultants, contractors and manufacturers providing services to the communities. 

Graduates can also become entrepreneurs and creating a more competitive operational environment for the Namibian water sector.


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