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Engineering - Environment and Water Emphasis, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #474 (QS) , GA,
Environmental, water, and human systems are fundamentally interdependent; thus, the complex water, energy, food, environmental quality, and resource allocation issues facing society require integrated and comprehensive approaches to problem solving. This PhD in Engineering - Environment and Water Emphasis is offered by The University of Georgia.

About

  • The Environment and Water program draws from many disciplines to develop new approaches and effective solutions to the major water and environmental challenges of our times.  The program offers students tremendous flexibility in designing a graduate program that builds in-depth skills and breadth of knowledge in their area of interest.  
  • Students conduct cutting edge research on a wide range of topics including environmental fluid dynamics, hydrology and hydraulics, water resources management and sustainability, marine ecosystem and coastal ocean circulation models, coupled human-natural systems, solid waste, stream and watershed restoration, drinking water and wastewater treatment, diffuse pollution abatement, systems modeling, and life cycle analysis.  
  • This PhD in Engineering - Environment and Water Emphasis is offered by The University of Georgia. The program leverages UGA’s broad strengths in building multidisciplinary teams that include experts in ecology, environmental design, public health, social sciences, and policy.
  • Requirements for the Ph.D. in Engineering with Emphasis in Energy Systems include a minimum of 72 credit hours in the student’s program of study beyond the B.S. degree. A thesis master's degree from an approved university may be accepted for up to 30 credits hours, in which case a minimum of 42 credit hours of approved course work, research and dissertation beyond the M.S. degree would be required.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Environmental Engineering Unit Operations
  • Environmental Engineering Remediation Design
  • Environmental Life Cycle Analysis
  • Ecological Energetics
  • Computational Engineering
  • Environmental River Mechanics
  • Watershed-Scale Modeling
  • Mixing & Transport
  • Computational Engineering.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completion of a B.S. and M.S. with minimum GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) from an ABET accredited program or program in a related field
  • Official undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts
  • Additional requirements may be applicable for admission to discipline-specific MS and and Ph.D Emphasis Areas offered through the College’s schools.
  • Exceptional and highly motivated students with a B.S. degree who have not completed an M.S. degree may apply for direct admission to a Ph.D. program provided they have demonstrated research experience. The student’s desire and suitability to enter a Ph.D. program should be clearly articulated in their statement of purpose and in accompanying letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1029 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1029 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    363 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 363 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

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