Master of Science in Environmental and Resource Management

University of Southern Denmark

Program Description

Master of Science in Environmental and Resource Management

University of Southern Denmark

Are you interested in obtaining analytical and empirical skills for solving the environmental problems of tomorrow? Are you interested in finding balances among environmental, economic and social interest?

To answer these questions, you need a thorough understanding of the many approaches toward the environmental problems. M.Sc. in Environmental and Resource Management combine natural science, engineering and social science which enable the students to create sustainable solutions by addressing the environmental problems of tomorrow.

Graduates on this programme attains a set of competencies, which allow them to work with a great number of different tasks in environmental management – both in the public and the private sector, as well as in NGOs and stakeholder organisations. Graduates will be able to design and conduct analysis of existing or future environmental strategies and policies within an organisation or at a societal level.

As a M. Sc. in Environmental and Resource Management your job opportunities will be many: for example working as an advisor for business leaders, who must consider environmental impacts of their decisions and develop competitive advantage. Environmental leaders will benefit from the business skills in combination with natural science, technical and economic issues in their proposed solutions to environmental problems.

The programme is based on mandatory and elective courses; as such the first two semesters are composed of mandatory courses whereas the third semester has a flexible content. Electives can be taken at University of Southern Denmark or Aalborg University in Esbjerg, abroad or partly in the form of practical experience (students must prepare reports in order to get credit for this).

Programme Structure

M.Sc. in Environmental and Resource Management requires two years of full time study. The curriculum is built up upon a quarter structure, which means that new courses begin four times a year. The entire programme is therefore 8 quarters in all and each quarter constitutes15 ECTS.

All compulsory courses are taking place at the first 4 quarters (the first year) constituting 60 ECTS in all. At the 5th and 6th quarters you will be able to take elective courses, constituting 30 ECTS, while the 7th and 8th quarters are intended for writing the master thesis also constituting 30 ECTS.

Career opportunities


Do you want to play a role and make a difference by analyzing, managing and solving environmental and natural resource problems and issues of the 21st Century?

With a Master of Science in Environmental and Resource Management you will attain a set of competencies, which allow you to work with a great number of different tasks in environmental management – both in the public and the private sector, as well as in NGOs and stakeholder organisations:

  • Graduates will be able to design and conduct analysis of existing or future environmental strategies and policies within an organisation or at a societal level
  • Your job opportunities will be many: for example working as an advisor for business leaders, who must consider environmental impacts of their decisions and develop competitive advantage
  • Or working as an environmental leader where you will benefit from the business skills in combination with natural science, technical and economic issues in the proposed solutions to environmental problems
  • With the international perspective the education can be used globally in numerous contexts. Together with the approaches learned, the education will enable you to specialise and find work in your particular area of interest

Jobtitles: Environmental Process Consultant, Climate Coordinator, Climate Manager, Project Coordinator, Environmental Coordinator, Consultant/Junior Account Mannager and PhD Student.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 18, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
8,500 EUR
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Deadline
Start date Oct. 2016
Place
Denmark Esbjerg
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Duration 2 years
Price 8,500 EUR
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