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News Water security Masters Degree & Professional Short Course at UEA

The Water Security Research Centre at the UEA is delighted to announce the opening of applications for two Water Security courses with entry in 2012. We would appreciate it if you would circulate this email through your networks to anyone who you think may be interested, including final year undergraduates.

MSc Water Security (September 2012 – September 2013): 
The MSc in Water Security and International Development is designed to prepare graduates to enter a wide range of career paths in water and development. It is taught by leading interdisciplinary experts at the School of International Development and the School of Environmental Sciences.

The MSc examines ‘water security’ in its broad sense, integrating critical global policy concerns such as climate change, food and energy security. Considering water as a physical and political resource, the course serves to develop an understanding of complex water challenges, the role and mechanisms of cooperation from the human to international level, and approaches to allocation in support of achieving water security.

For more information and funding opportunities please see the attached flyer or visit Please contact if you would like more information about admissions, or Professor Declan Conway ( for specific enquiries about the course.

Water Security Short Course (28 May - 4 June 2012):
This course is designed for entry and mid-level water and development policy-makers and professionals in government, donor, NGO or implementing agencies. A number of places will also be made available to environmental journalists, consultants and activists wishing to take their knowledge on water resources further.

It will provide participants with an exceptional opportunity to acquire an understanding of a key water issues globally. While the focus is on policy, the extensive field and analytical competence of the lecturers ensures that participants benefit from grounded theory and experience. 

This course provides an ideal opportunity for those already working in the water sector to maintain and develop their expertise in Water Security issues, and to keep abreast of current thinking. 
More information is available in the attached flyer and from

Please contact if you would like more information about admissions, or

Dr Mark Zeitoun ( for specific enquiries about the course.

Contact information Professor Declan Conway / Dr Mark Zeitoun/ Simon Mercer Postgraduate Researcher School of International Development University of East Anglia Norwich, NR4 7TJ United Kingdom (email: ; ;
News type Inbrief
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Keyword(s) water security
Geographical coverage United Kingdom,
News date 09/12/2011
Working language(s) ENGLISH