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Environmental Water Management Honours

Degrees Offered:
BSc (Hons), BA (Hons) and BSocSci (Hons)

Four theory courses, a research project proposal, a research project, and a number of seminars.

An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree with a final year average of 65%

The orientation programme takes place at the beginning of (or prior to) each academic year and includes a field trip.

Field Trips:
Compulsory for certain modules and may be during vacations.

Students are expected to attend and present a paper at an appropriate conference.

Dr Paul Mensah (Institute for Water Research)

National Credit Equivalent:
120 (i.e. 1200 Notional Hours)

Courses are offered by Institute staff, Visiting Professors, Visiting Lecturers and Research Associates. These courses reflect the interests of the presenters and may be subject to timetable and staffing constraints. Other appropriate modules may be taken, if approved by the HoD. Entry into any module depends on the provision of evidence of appropriate prior knowledge to the Programme Coordinator.

Compulsory Courses:

  • Research Philosophy and Methodology
  • Honours Research Project


  • Extended GIS
  • Hydrology
  • Fresh Water Ecology
  • The Origin and Dynamics of Wetlands in Southern Africa
  • Environmental Water Quality

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