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MScPhysical Land Resources: Land Resources Engineering

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The Physical Land Resources Master’s programme aims to form experts that are able to manage and protect the land as well as manipulate the specifics and properties of the soil. The programme encompasses a variety of different aspects, such as the physics of the soil, meteorology and natural hazards.

Programme structure

Our internationally oriented master’s programme is a collaboration between the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Ghent University and two research centres, namely the International Centre for Eremology and the International Training Centre for Post-Graduate Soil Scientists. Field work, excursions, laboratory work, exercise sessions and computer workshops are an important component of the Physical Land Resources programme.

Career opportunities

Employment can be found in the fields of:

soil management
environment assessment
water management, including water supply and control
stability of taluds and excavations
use of soil as construction material
coastal development
erosion and sediment transport

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States