Master's Degree in Sustainable Development in France

Compare Masters Programs in Sustainable Development in France 2017

Sustainable Development

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

A Master in Sustainable Development explores the interaction between environmental and societal issues, and looks at the importance of sustainability in a rapidly growing society. This pathway can produce future leaders willing to encourage the necessary societal changes.

France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.

Top Master Programs in Sustainable Development in France 2017

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Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 France Nice

The programme offers a unique, multidisciplinary approach which distinguishes it from other Master’s courses in the field of energy studies: It analyses the links between the different levels of energy governance, from an international to a local level, offering problem-focused learning at the crossroads of theory and practice. [+]

Best Masters in Sustainable Development in France 2017. Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance The Master in Global Energy Transition and Governance is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give a deep understanding of the complexity of the current energy transformations in Europe and worldwide. The programme takes place in Berlin and Nice. The programme offers a unique, multidisciplinary approach which distinguishes it from other Master’s courses in the field of energy studies: It analyses the links between the different levels of energy governance, from an international to a local level, offering problem-focused learning at the crossroads of theory and practice. The one-year Master’s programme stretches over four terms and takes place in two study locations: Nice and Berlin Students who successfully complete the programme acquire 90 ECTS credits. The programme is structured into four terms: The first term (October-December) in Nice encompasses classes on the basics of the four energy modules (International energy governance, Economic energy governance, the EU energy governance and Energy and territories). Each module is complemented by seminars dealing with current energy issues. An academic or professional expert is invited for each event. For their second term (January-March) students move on to Berlin where teaching in the four modules continues in the form of workshops. Each module organises a half-day workshop with an expert. Students prepare the workshops in group work delivering papers on themes linked to the topic of the seminar (climate negotiations, energy stock exchange, the role of the EU interconnections in the European energy market, the EU funds and the territorial energy policy). To better understand the local energy challenges in the framework of the German Energy Transition Field, visits will also be organised in co-operation with local institutions and companies. Another focus of this term will be put on the methodology classes, one dedicated to the research work and the Master’s thesis, the second one to project management. In April students return to Nice. The third term (April-June) aims at deepening their knowledge on the four energy modules. A special focus is also given to the methodological support for the students’ work on their thesis including individual meetings with the academic supervisors. In the two simulations the participants will forge their negotiation techniques with regard to the construction of wind farms at local level and work out of a strategy for an international energy cooperation. Written and oral exams in June will conclude this term. From July to August students will work on their Master’s thesis. All along the summer, supervisors will be at their disposal to follow up their work. The defence of the students’ Master’s thesis will take place in Nice in mid-September. Admission requirements The Programme is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Language requirements Candidates must have an active, good knowledge of English. Registration procedure Candidates must submit a registration dossier to the IE•EI secretariat. They can either apply via the online application form (apply online here) or send the application form (download the application form here) by email or postal mail. The application form must be completed, signed and accompanied by the following documents (in English): • Curriculum Vitae • Letter of Motivation • Copy of your original University degree(s) + certified copy of the English translation • Transcript of records + certified copy of the English translation • List and summary of research papers written as part of your University degree(s) • Two letters of recommendation written in English preferably by recent professors or supervisors, to be sent in sealed envelopes or by e-mail scanned • Passport-size photograph • Documents certifying adequate knowledge of the required languages [-]

European Management Sustainability Master

ESOAD
Online Full time Part time 2 years Open Enrollment France France Online + 1 more

The holder of the European Master of Management Sustainable Development participates in the consideration and implementation of sustainable development principles into policy and business strategy. [+]

An interface between the different players in the company and its stakeholders (customers, suppliers, local residents, public and voluntary organizations ...), the European Master of the owner of Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation implement sustainable development principles into policy and business strategy. Your Profile The qualities necessary to the manager of sustainable development are: patience and diplomacy. It is also necessary to know how to communicate especially popularize field of standards. The following competencies: Understanding the principles of sustainable development Know the principles and tools of communication Understanding of the types of management Know the main reference texts on the ICPE Know implementing eco-design in his business Knowing the impact of the supply chain on the environment Propose and implement actions to optimize energy consumption Acquire the HQE management methods Control regulations on waste Know the safety issues in the workplace Provide better working conditions for staff Insert the company in local life Advise and assist management from a diagnostic Sustainable Development Know how to build a performance evaluation system of sustainable development Program Structure Operational Management of Sustainable Development - Master I A UC 4/5 - Companies, competition and Europe UC B 4 - European Living Language UC D 41.1 - Governance and managerial practices The challenges of sustainable development for the company Internal and external communication Influence Skills Regulatory rules and ensure UC D 41.2 - Environmental Responsibility and Safety Eco-design Logistics, transport and storage Challenges of an optimal water management Reduce its impacts in terms of atmospheric emissions Control its energy consumption Manage its waste in a sustainable manner: establishment of a suitable sorting and of an overall waste production reduction Control nuisance inherent in the business of his company The security issues Ergonomics, musculoskeletal disorders Home incoming, staff training The risks in the company UCD 42 - Mission or Professional Project: Mission: Work placement or employment. Operational Management of Development - Master II UC B5 - European Living Language: UC D51 - societal and economic responsibilities of business Strategy and Policy for Sustainable Development Relations with stakeholders UC D52 - Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy UC D53 - Professional thesis Training A probationary period lasting 6 to 12 weeks is achievable, but not mandatory. Candidates not having the opportunity to do an internship can support their memory on theoretical work. In this case, the memory project is determined with reference your teacher. Alumni testimony: [-]