Water Resources Engineering - M.Sc.



Master of Science in Civil Engineering specializing in Water Resources Engineering



Work fields for a master’s graduate in water resources engineering:

  • Design and implementation of various of a specialized nature structures which are considered as an infrastructures, such as dams and barrages, irrigation regulators, transportation structures, such as closed and open channels, distribution structures, such as intakes and outlets. Also the service structures such as calming ponds, sewers, flood protection facilities and many other miscellaneous structures and facilities.
  • Supervising the implementation of the aforementioned structures and other systems.
  • Design and implementation of various supporting structures such as; embankments, roads and dirt works.
  • Design and implementation of multiple facilities located within water, sewage and sanitary engineering works, such as; pumping systems, storage and fogging basins, and discharge measurements structures.
  • Providing various consultations regarding the sector of water resources and hydraulic structures.
  • Work in educational institutions as teachers in universities and institutes.
  • Work in research centers of institutions concerned with the research aspect.


Entities that have hired water resources engineering graduates:

  • Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • Private universities.
  • Research institutions.
  • Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Housing and Public Municipalities, Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Science and Technology.
  • Private sector companies involved in the construction field and ‎infrastructure projects. ‎


Duration of study:

Two years. (one year for studying courses and one year for research).


The scientific department that grants the specialization:

Department of Civil Engineering.


The scientific backgrounds that can be submitted to obtain the specialization:

  • Bachelor's degree in Water Resources Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Irrigation and Sewer Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Building and Construction Engineering
  • Higher diploma in dam design and construction