Masters in Hydrology


Masters in Hydrology enhance the student abilities in the research field and it also contribute in improving the knowledge in natural resource disciplines at local, regional, national or international scales. MSc Hydrology programme, provide such a platform where the students with an understanding of regional and global water problems, along with water circulation and distribution. Undergraduate hydrology degree programs also cover water's impact on climate change, hazardous material spread and water systems maintenance for human consumption, industry and agriculture.

Career Options

Master's degree programs in hydrology train students for careers as hydrologists with the private sector, government or academic institutions. The student can join many other professions as a career options

  • Operational forecaster
  • Satellite meteorologist
  • Radar meteorologist
  • Agricultural forecaster
  • Climatologist
  • Commodities trader
  • Hydrological engineer
  • Aviation forecaster
  • Emergency planner
  • Instrument designer
  • Fire weather forecaster
  • Broadcaster
  • Flood forecaster
  • High school or university teacher
  • National laboratory researcher
  • Data communications engineer
  • Remote sensing specialist
  • Air quality forecaster
  • Air quality modeler
  • Hurricane researcher
  • Atmospheric chemist
  • Global change or acid precipitation researcher
  • Atmospheric optics researcher
  • Radio propagation researcher
  • Severe storm forecaster
  • Numerical forecasting modeler
  • Air traffic control assistant
  • Computer visualization specialist
  • Bioclimatologist
  • Lightning researcher
  • Wind energy prospector
  • Paleoclimatologist
  • Forensic specialist
  • Technical writer or editor

Major Subjects

  • Examination
  • Grading
  • Geology
  • Ocean geography
  • Environmental studies
  • Research methods
  • Water policy
  • Unit Hydrograph Methods
  • Remote sensing in Hydrology
  • Satellite observation of rainfall
  • Probability and statistics in hydrology
  • Probability and statistics in hydrology
  • Basic concepts of Stochastic Hydrology
  • Communication & Investigation
  • Precipitation - Types, measurement and presentation of data
  • Extreme weather - cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes
  • Evaporation and evapo-transpiration; Infiltration
  • Runoff - Components, measurement and estimation of runoff
  • Peak discharge estimation; Rational Method, Base flow Separation
  • Concept of rainfall excess; Role of infiltration and evaporation
  • Basic concepts of the Hydrological Cycle; Processes in the Hydrological Cycle

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Masters in Hydrology:

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university. A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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