Master on Water Resources and Environment (RHYMA) is an Official Postgraduate Degree approved by the Governing Council of Andalusia on May 13, 2008.
The Master RHYMA is listed in the upgrade of university graduate educations of Decree 302/2009 of 14 July (OJA Nº 138, 17 de julio 2009, página 17) of the Department of Innovation, Science and Enterprise of Andalusia.
The formality of the master and its registration in the Register of Universities, Centres and Degrees of the Ministry of Education is recognized in the resolution of April 7, 2010 (BOE nº 103, 29 abril 2010, sec. III, pág. 37676 ).
The curriculum of the official master included in the resolution of July 26, 2010, University of Malaga (BOJA 161, 18 de agosto 2010, págs. 55-56; BOE 202, 20 de agosto 2010, sec. III, págs. 1-2).
The Master RHYMA has been declared by UNESCO: "Contribution to the International Hydrological Programme"and has the support of the UN through Zaragoza Office for the International Decade "Water for Life" 210-2015.
Schedule of Implementation: Fully implemented
Timetables and exams
Lecture room information
The tests are usually performed at the Laboratory of the Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, starting from 9:00 AM,although these aspects are specified in the notice provided previously.
Material resources available
The material resources (classrooms, laboratories) of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Málaga are available.
The theoretical classroom is equipped with a video projector and Internet access. In addition, it has been decorated with posters alluding to rhyma course content and provided with a small library containing books used by students and master's thesis work of all editions.
For practical classes there are available the computer rooms of the Teatinos campus and the laboratoty of hydrogeology at the University of Málaga. For field practices there are pathways through the province of Malaga and other neighboring as well as measuring equipment of hydrological and environmental parameters.
Indicators of the quality
For those attending the Master in Water Resources and Environment no specific mobility actions have been defined, nevertheless students may benefit from general actions or programs established by the University of Malaga or any other institution.
Of the 74 graduates of the Master rhyma, more than half (41) are working at April 20th 2013.
Of those active, most work in companies, a dozen are international (Chile, Peru, USA, Ecuador) and the rest Spanish (Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga and Granada).
Some graduates work in national government (in the provinces of Malaga and Leon) and international (Chile, Morocco).
And, the rest is distributed - almost equally- in self employed and small consultants based in Malaga and province, research or contract fellows (Universities of Malaga and Jaen, IGME-Zaragoza and CSIC, Granada) in the University of Malaga or any European center (Germany, United Kingdom). There are 7 graduates who are doing the PhD, although there are more enrolled in the PhD program of Water Resources and Environment.