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Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM), International WaterCentre, Australia, February 2012 – June 2013
This international masters course aims to equip students “with the integration, leadership and managerial skills to become part of an elite group of water leaders with sustainable and holistic solutions to global water and climate change challenges”.
Coordinated by: International WaterCentre with lecturers from four Australian universities: University of Queensland, Monash University, University of Western Australia and Griffith University.
Foundation module – Project management; Science of water; Water, sustainability and development; and Water governance and policy
Integration modules: Catchment and aquatic ecosystem health; and Water planning and economics
Elective stream modules:
- International development (Capacity building and international development – in Thailand; Water and sanitation)
- Water, land and people
- Urban water stream
Specialisation module: Integrated Water Management Project
Examples of previous research projects:
- Community-Led Total Sanitation and sanitation marketing in Cambodia
- WaterSHED (Water, sanitation, hygiene and enterprise development) Asia program in rural Cambodia
- Sanitation policies on sanitation coverage in Uganda
- Water and gender in the Middle East
- Implementation of the national IWRM policy, Burkina Faso, West Africa
- Improving sewerage for South Africa
- Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 29,600 (US$ 32,250)
- Full-tuition and partial tuition Water Leader Scholarships are available
- IWC Water Leader Scholarships – 01 Aug 2011
- International applications (full paying, non-scholarship applicants): 15 Oct 2011
View a course Powerpoint presentation
Coordinated by: Water and Sanitation (WASH) Reference Group in conjunction with AusAID
Managed by: International WaterCentre and International WaterForum
The WASH conference and training program will focus primarily, but not exclusively, on WASH services provision in developing countries including; water supply systems (in villages, towns and cities); household toilets and sanitation facilities in public and shared areas (such as schools, clinics and markets); and hygiene promotion from community-based to campaign approaches.
Target group: WASH professionals from the public and private sectors; donors and regional actors; government staff from developing countries; international and local NGOs working in WASH; academics; and students.
- Functional and environmental sustainability
- Behaviour change and social sustainability
- Institutional sustainability
- Financial sustainability
Call for abstracts
Abstract deadline: 09 February 2011
For more information go to the WASH Conference 2011 web site.