Institute of Energy,Water & Environment


The Institute aims to:

  • Train students on groundwater exploration, exploitation and monitoring with direct supervision by highly qualified experts in groundwater engineering.
  • Enhance student ability to collect, analyze and manage data in order to pursue higher levels of research.
  • Contribute to the improvement of current groundwater management policies in the Arab region by introducing advanced practices in groundwater extraction and management.
  • Improve qualifications and skills of program students and others working as technicians, consultants or professionals in groundwater related areas.

Program Offered

Master of Science in Groundwater Engineering and Management

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science in engineering, science, agriculture, or other relevant disciplines awarded by an educational institution accredited and approved by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0 or equivalent.
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in Calculus, Introduction to Computer, General Chemistry, and General Physics.
  • Two recommendation letters by appropriate academic referees.

Graduation Requirements

The Master of Science in Groundwater Engineering and Management is awarded upon the fulfillment of the following:

  • Successful completion of 36 credit hours, with a minimum CGPA of 3.0.
  • Submission and discussion of a research thesis before the Institute Committee.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be equipped to work in:

  • Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and Energy
  • Departments of Water Resources Planning and Management, Water Well Technology, Hydrology, GIS applications in Water Resources, and Subsurface Microbiology in public and private institutions
  • Desalination and Water Treatment Companies
  • Provision of consultancy to public and private sectors in environment and water-related areas