Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 1 - 19 Feb 2024

    Semester 2 - 15 Jul 2024

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diplomas

  • Duration

    1 year full-time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus and University of Canterbury Campus

Grow your understanding of the challenges and potential solutions in the essential area of water and water resource management, so you can help shape a healthier future.

Water is one of the essential pillars of life. Freshwater management is now one of New Zealand’s most pressing environmental challenges. The Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management will cultivate your knowledge and understanding of the issues and skills associated with managing freshwater resources. This programme is delivered jointly from Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury, and will equip you with the skills and awareness to make an impact in this vitally important area.

Note: This programme is not available in 2024. However, students can apply for the Master of Water Science and Management (180 points) or the Master of Science, Water Science and Management (240 points), which are taught at the University of Canterbury. These qualifications are jointly awarded by UC and Lincoln University. 

Programme information

Programme Structure

This is normally a one year, full-time study qualification. You’re required to achieve 120 credits at the 600-level from the schedule of courses. A list of recommended courses is available from the Waterways Centre.


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Programme contacts

Crile Doscher

Dr Crile Doscher

Senior Lecturer

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