Water Engineering and Development Centre

How to apply

From the range of programmes on offer, decide which is best suited to your educational and training needs, experience and qualifications, and which level you would like to study.

Our programmes can be studied at three levels:

Master of Science (MSc): comprises 8 modules and a Research Dissertation
Postgraduate Diploma: comprises 8 modules
Postgraduate Certificate: comprises 4 modules

You may choose to begin your study by registering for a Postgraduate Certificate, or even a single module (see Levels of learning). Credits can be accumulated towards a Diploma or MSc over time.

The links below direct you to the the University's information and application pages for each programme.

MSc in Water Management for Development (by Distance Learning)*

MSc in Water Engineering for Development (by Distance Learning)

For questions about applying, please email wedc.distl@lboro.ac.uk, or ring +44 (0)1509 222641

To apply, open the online university application form and follow the application process from there.

The online application process allows the university to give a good service by processing applications quickly. Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications (including English language where appropriate) and academic transcripts. You are strongly advised to send your documents, including transcripts, as soon as you make your online application as we may not be able to make a decision about your application until we receive them.

Postgraduate distance learning applications

Please note that in addition to applying through the University's website you will also need to complete the appropriate module booking form for the modules you which to study at any given date. These are available from the menu options block 'Studying with WEDC'. Note that module booking forms are required to be returned by the stated booking deadline.

Professional development applications

If you wish to study one or more modules for professional development rather than as part of a university programme, please complete and return the visiting student application form and module booking form and send them to Helena Geary

No formal qualifications are required to study professional development modules.

PhD applications

Visit the Postgraduate research section of our website to find out how you can apply for a PhD programme.

Any questions?

Further information and frequently asked questions and answers regarding the application process are available on the university website.

If you have any questions about the application process that you would like answering in person, our staff are only too willing to assist.