Admission requirements

Diploma requirements

You must have a master’s degree in the field of:

  • Sciences
  • Applied Sciences 
  • Applied Biological Sciences 
  • Nautical Sciences

Other masters: only after approval of the application file from which appear previously acquired and proven competences in one of the above mentioned study areas.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The working language of the master of Science in Technology for Integrated Water Management is English. To assure active participation, a good command of English in all aspects (written, spoken, and comprehension) is a prerequisite.

Proof of proficiency in English has to be presented upon registration. Applicants can prove their proficiency in English by:  

  • submitting proof you have studied at least one academic year (or 60 ECTS credits) in an English-language master programme;
  • submitting one of the following language certificates with a test validity of maximum 2 years:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language ): paper-based TOEFL level of minimum 550 or an internet-based TOEFL level of minimum 80.
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System ): a minimum score of at least 6.5, and on each part minimum 6.0.
    • or Knowledge level B2 of the Common European Framework.

More information on how to study for a TOEFL exam can be found here.

Language requirements apply to candidates with a non-Flemish master’s degree only. Candidates with a Flemish master's degree are nonetheless strongly advised to take a language test to assure they possess the necessary language skills to successfully complete the programme.