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School of Geography

Hydrological Processes and Analysis

Taught in Semester 1 (September enrolment)

22 hours contact:

  • 7 x 2 hour lectures
  • 3 x 2 hour practicals
  • 2 x 1 hour tutorials
  • Mon (1-3pm), with one of the 7 lectures on Tues (3-5pm)


Topics include runoff, hydrograph analysis, magnitude and frequency (and modelling practical), groundwater, soil water storeage and fluxes, laboratory practical on soil hydrology, river flood control and river engineering, river basin hydrology, land management and climate change.

  • Accredited by CIWEM
  • Learn from world-class academic staff and study alongside postgraduate students
  • Part of water@leeds
  • Lectures are combined with field, laboratory and computer practicals and you will have access to academic facilities and resources
  • Certificate of completion awarded
  • Credits can be considered as prior learning when applying the for River Basin Dynamics and Management with GIS (MSc/PGDip) and MSc Environmental Water Consultancy (MSc/PGDip/PGCert)

Further information and application process

For more information please contact Dr Paul Kay or Taught Postgraduate Admissions.