Careers and graduate destinations

The future for our graduates is bright, with their international, interdisciplinary background opening doors in the private and public sectors and academia.


Many of our graduates go on to study PhDs and to work in academic instituions.


During the master you will have opportunities to see inside large consultancies through guest lectures and the chance to complete your thesis with an external partner.


Flood Risk Management graduates have extensive experience in different types of modelling.


The interdisciplinary background of Flood Risk Management graduates makes them ideal for working in the public sector.


Various consulting opportunities are open to FRM graduates, from forecasting to urban planning.

Climate change

FRM graduates have important knowledge of the hydrological effects of climate change.

    Robert Šakić Trogrlić

    / Doctoral researcher at
    Heriot Watt University - UK

    Thesis topic: Community based disaster risk reduction for the Lower Shire Valley in Malawi.

    Graduated 2015

    Nikeh Booister

    / Consultant at
    Sweco - Netherlands

    Specialism in Water Management & Hydrology

    Graduated 2015

    Richard Vause

    / Fast Stream trainee
    Civil Service - UK

    Work across various areas of policy in the UK and in Europe, including transport and biodiversity.

    Graduated 2013

    Lydia Cumiskey

    / Disaster Risk Management Advisor at
    Deltares - Netherlands

    Specialisms: end-to-end early warning system design and implementation, flood risk assessment and planning, policy and institutional analysis, serious gaming and stakeholder engagement.

    Graduated 2013