MSc Program in Environmental Sciences and Technology

University of Minho - School of Sciences

Program Description

MSc Program in Environmental Sciences and Technology

University of Minho - School of Sciences

  • Academic degree: MSc (Bologna 2rd cycle degree)
  • ECTS: 180
  • Duration: 2 curricular years
  • Regime: Normal
  • Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga
  • Main Scientific area: Environmental sciences

This Master course has two specialization areas: Energy and Environmental Monitoring and remediation. It has the following objectives: to provide a comprehensive but specialized advanced training in Environment; to create professionals able to be integrated in the professional market, in several areas of the Environment. For each specialization branch there are the fallowing specific competences:

ENERGY

  • Understand renewable energy technologies;
  • Understand the challenges of sustainable development, focusing on energy systems;

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND REMEDIATION

  • Understand the challenges to land management, regarding resources and geological hazards;
  • Apply geological knowledge to environmental monitoring;
  • Participate in developing strategies for rehabilitation of degraded areas.
  • Propose processes leading to products with lower impact;
  • Develop programs of remediation and environmental valorization;
  • Participate in the preparation of legal regulations and ensure their compliance.

Careers

The master prepares professionals able to integrate multidisciplinar teams and to carry out internationally competitive research in the areas of renewable energy, environmental monitoring and remediation technologies. There are two main perspectives of career:

  • Integration into the labor market, namely in consultancy and environmental services, producing activities and in the energy sector;
  • Research - progression to doctoral studies
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 15, 2015
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This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2016
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2 years
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