The course aims to train students in planning, designing and conducting a field research and how to write research proposals and reports especially for water resource development projects. The course is also envisioned to enhance the students’ writing, communication and presentation skills. In addition, the course will provide the students hands-on experience on laboratory and in-situ measurements of hydraulic and soil hydrologic properties and processes as well as on sampling soil and water in the field and its analysis in the laboratory.