6 months
375 USD/full
375 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Water Management in collaboration with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX. 

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Safe water supply and hygienic water treatment are prerequisites for the well-being of communities all over the world. 

This Water XSeries, offered by the Water Management experts of TU Delft, will give you a unique opportunity to gain access to world-class knowledge and expertise in this field.

XSeries Details

These courses can be taken in any order.

This 3-course series included in this Water Management programme from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX will cover questions such as: How does climate change affect water cycle and public safety? 

How to use existing technologies to treat groundwater and surface water so we have safe drinking water? How do we take care of sewage produced in the cities on a daily basis? You will learn what are the physical, chemical and biological processes involved; carry out simple experiments at home; and have the chance to make a basic design of a drinking water treatment plant

What you will learn

  • An understanding of the global water cycle and its various processes
  • The mechanisms of climate change and their effects on water systems
  • Drinking treatment and quality of groundwater and surfacewater
  • The major pollutants that are present in the sewage
  • The physical, chemical, and biological processes involved in water treatment and distribution
  • How urban water services function and the technologies they use

The XSeries courses can be taken in any order.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Water and Climate 
  • Drinking Water Treatment 
  • Urban Sewage Treatment 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    375 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    375 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD for the full programme during 6 months.


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