Hydrology and Water Resource Management (Blended modality)

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Master's Degree in Hydrology and Water Resource Management (Blended modality) (M174)

Master's organised jointly by the Universities of: Alcalá and Rey Juan Carlos 

Máster´s webpage

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá and University Rey Juan Carlos

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

  • University of Alcalá: Economics and Bussines Management 
  • University Rey Juan Carlos: Department of Biology and Geology, Physics and Inorganic Chemistry

Teaching centre(s)

The face-to-face phase, the exams and the Master's Dissertation defence will take place in Chile, if the conditions of the receiving and sending countries allow it.

Year Course Started

2014-2015 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One academic year, full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS for full-time students, 30 ECTS for part-time students

Type of teaching

Blended: On-line for 9 months through an online training platform and two face-to-face weeks



Level of qualification

Level 3 leading to the title of Master's Degree. Level 3 (Master's) of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 22/2015, of 23rd January (BOE 07/02/2015).

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.


Professional and research


Alberto del Villar García
Vice principal:
Francisco Carreño Conde


Alberto del Villar García

Francisco Carreño Conde

Academic Committee

Alberto del Villar García (UAH)

Irene de Bustamante Gutiérrez(UAH)

Pedro Letón García  (UAH)

Francisco Carreño Conde (URJC)

Javier Lillo Ramos (URJC)

Domingo Zarzo Martínez (SADYT)

Esther Maroto (FCC)

José Antonio Iglesias Martín (Canal Isabel II)

Mercedes Echegaray Giménez (Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo)


Academic issues:

Alberto del Villar García

Administrative issues:

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total number of places available

A minimum of 5 students are required to teach the Master's programme.

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile

Graduates in any branch of Exact, Physical or Natural Sciences, Engineers and Architects, who want to acquire a professional specialisation in water resources management or who want to carry out a Doctoral Thesis.

Selection criteria

The selection will take into account:

  • The academic record 50%.
  • The student's previous training and experience (curriculum vitae) 40%.
  • English language skills 10%.

A personal interview will be held if necessary.

If the application for admission is made less than one year after the date of completion of the first degree, only the academic record and knowledge of English will be taken into account.

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations


Collaboration agreements and programmes


Matrícula a tiempo parcial

Los alumnos que se matriculen a tiempo parcial deben realizar y superar las pruebas y actividades parciales que se establezcan de cada uno de los módulos. Además, tienen la obligación de presentarse a la prueba escrita final de los módulos 1 al 6 en los que se hayan matriculado en cada curso académico para superar las asignaturas cursadas. Dicha prueba escrita se desarrollará de forma presencial en la sede donde se realice la fase presencial del máster de cada curso académico. Para superar el módulo, el alumno deberá haber obtenido en cada una de las partes el equivalente al 50% de la calificación total. El módulo 7 de Estudio de Casos se realizará de forma íntegra durante la fase presencial, de forma presencial y en la sede establecida para la realización de la fase presencial de cada curso académico.


Fees: 1st matriculation: nationals and residents: 3.635 € ; non-EU non-residents: 5.435  (approximate information).


Beginning of classes: 14th October 2024

Face-to-face phase: from July 1 to 14, 2024 in Santiago de Chile.

Academic Year: From October to the end of July

For more information, see this webpage



Blended methodolgy through the use of the Online Campus (https://www.uah.es/en/aula-virtual/), which students can access by connecting to the Internet at the time of their choice, as the activities are methodologically organised on a weekly basis.

visit this webpage


The face-to-face phase, the exams and the Master's Dissertation defence will take place in Chile, if the conditions of the receiving and sending countries allow it.

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

Online Campus: http://www.uah.es/en/aula-virtual/

External Practicums

Documentos de los procesos de calidad

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Javier Lillo Ramos (URJC)
José María Valle Marcos (UAH)
PDI: Alberto del Villar
PAS: Antonia Casado
Student: A Student will be designated for each academic year

Complaints and Suggestions