WaterNet, The SADC subsidiary institution for capacity building in Water Resources Management is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Regional Masters Programme in Integrated Water Resources Management for the 2017/18 intake. Suitable applicants from the Southern African region as well as from Kenya and Uganda are encouraged to apply. There will be limited scholarships available, as a result candidates who can secure financial assistance from other sources and those who can partially sponsor themselves will be given first preference. The WaterNet Masters programme is scheduled to start in February 2017. The deadline for applications is 26 August 2016.
Please find attached, the application form and the course flyer which details the structure of the course.
Participants are required to have at least a good first degree at Bachelor level (BA/BSc). The candidate should be able to show an orientation of his/her
field of study to water related issues. Preference will be given to those with two or more years of relevant experience. The language of instruction is
English. Below are the preferred entry requirements for the various Options.
Hydrology Bachelor’s degree with a Hydrology or Environmental Science background or equivalent
Water Resources Management Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Agriculture, Science or equivalent
Water and Land Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, Geography, Physical Planning or equivalent
GIS and Earth Observation Bachelor’s degree with a Hydrology or Engineering background or equivalent
Water and Environment Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Earth or Environmental Science or equivalent
Water Supply and Sanitation Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science or equivalent
Water and Society Bachelor’s degree in Social or Earth Science or equivalent
Please fill in the application form, and send in the necessary information, including:
Copies of degree transcripts and certificates
Statement of Motivation (Maximum 500 words). In this statement indicate why you want to participate in the programme and explain your choice of specialisation
A short CV (maximum 2 pages)
A Letter of Reference from current or previous employer. If never employed attach letter from University where you obtained your higher education degree.
Letter of support of your application from the Ministry of Water in your country of citizenry (This is applicable to those who require fellowships).
Please make sure you have provided all the documentation required. Applications will only be considered upon submission of the above requisites.
Send this application by *Email, Fax or Ordinary mail to:
*If sending by email, the subject should have the words: Application: Masters plus the start year of the programme and thesurname of the applicant. Applications should reach the WaterNet Secretariat by the 26th of August 2016.