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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

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Module Title Water Resource Management
Module Code GY340
School 68
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Jimmy O'Keeffe
Semester 2: Jimmy O'Keeffe
Autumn: Jimmy O'Keeffe
Module TeachersSusan Hegarty
Grania Shanahan
Jimmy O'Keeffe
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 10
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None
Coursework Only

This module will introduce students to the key concepts of water resources and water resource management. In it, students will examine, through practical work and in class, the interlinkages between the components of the hydrological system. Students will also examine the provision of drinking water in Ireland, as well as looking at the natural resource as a whole.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the current status of global water resources.
2. Develop an understanding of hydrology and hydrogeology.
3. Gain practical experience of surface and groundwater quality and quantity measurement.
4. Develop and run hydrological models

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

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