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Loughborough University

Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
Loughborough University

About the Courses


Full information on all our courses can be found at http://wedc.lboro.ac.uk/ee/

WEDC programmes are designed to meet the education and training needsof experienced professionals involved in — or intending to becomeinvolved in — the planning, provision, and/or management of developmentinfrastructure for in low- and middle-income countries.

Full details are available free of charge on request.


About WEDC and Loughborough University


The Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) is one of theworld's leading institutions concerned with education, training,research, and consultancy relating to the planning, provision, andmanagement of infrastructure for development in low- and middle-incomecountries. WEDC is devoted to activities that improve the health andwell-being of people living in both rural areas and urban communities.We encourage the integration of technological, environmental, social,economic, and management inputs for effective and sustainabledevelopment.

Loughborough University with 3,000 staff and 12,000 students has animpressive 410 acre campus - one of the largest in the UK - with easyaccess from the M1, East Midlands Airport and only 90 minutes fromLondon St Pancras. Loughborough itself is a remarkable combination of alarge, thriving town and a prominent high-technology centre for theEast Midlands - a magnet for inward investment.

The university has won an unbeaten 4 Queen's Anniversary Prizes forHigher and Further Education for work with the aeronautical andautomotive industries (1994); support for developing countries (WEDC,1998); for a pioneering role in developing applications of modernoptics and laser technologies (2000); and for its world leading role insports research, education and development (2002).


Address Information:

Address Water, Engineering and Development Centre
Loughborough UniversityLeicestershire LE11 3TU
United kingdom
Tel. No. + 44 (0) 1509 223412
Fax No. + 44 (0) 1509 211079
E-mail address WEDC-admissions@lboro.ac.uk
Course titles Masters programmes:
•Water and Environmental Management
•Water and Environmental Management by Distance Learning
•Water and Waste Engineering
•Water and Waste Engineering by Distance Learning
•Urban and Environmental Engineering

Diploma programmes:
•Water and Environmental Management
•Water and Environmental Management by Distance Learning
•Water and Waste Engineering
•Water and Waste Engineering by Distance Learning
•Urban and Environmental Engineering

Postgraduate Certificate Programmes:
•Water and Environmental Management
•Water and Environmental Management by Distance Learning
•Water and Waste Engineering
•Water and Waste Engineering by Distance Learning
•Urban and Environmental Engine
Admissions Tutor Bob Reed
Type of course Full-time or part-time
(distance learning options available)
Length of course Ranges from 3 weeks to 1 year (full-time)
Date of commencement October, January or April (depending on course)
Class size Ranges from 5 - 45
Accommodation Available
Fees Available on request from WEDC
Student grants/
Financial assistance
Reduced fees for UK/European Union participants (Masters courses only)
Admission requirements Varies, depending on programme undertaken
Student Profile
  • Ratio of national/overseas students - 20%/80%
  • Ration of men/women - 70/30
  • Age range - 25-55
  • Contact person Kathy Brown


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