Master's Degree in Sustainability in Barcelona in Spain

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Sustainability seems to be a global movement, with many countries trying to move towards this important ideal of preserving resources for as long as possible. This has proven to be somewhat of a social challenge, which affects everything from individual lifestyles to transportation.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.

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Masters In Renewable Energy And Energy Sustainability

UNIBA Centro Universitario Internacional de Barcelona
Online Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

This master's degree is born to meet the challenges of the current energy and environmental context in which sustainability is emerging as the new paradigm of reference. [+]

Masters in Sustainability in Barcelona in Spain. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES This master's degree is born to meet the challenges of the current energy and environmental context in which sustainability is emerging as the new paradigm of reference. The curriculum addresses this concept in all its aspects and prepares students to work in companies and institutions that provide sustainable solutions and integrate sustainability into its business strategy. As shown in various reports, it is a strategic and growing sector with great prospects for creation of skilled jobs, especially though not exclusively in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. In this sense, a study conducted in 2012 by the Institute for Diversification and Saving of Energy states that this framework will generate numerous job quality. In the case of Spain, predicts an increase in career opportunities 75% until 2020. Also, according to Citizenship and Values ​​Foundation, the forecast rise in energy demand in Latin America is 50% for 2030, which will require an increase of more than 20% of the installed generation capacity. This translates into a greater role for renewable energy, as well as a diversification of employment opportunities and significant economic growth in rural areas. Marking interdisciplinary, faculty of the Master comes from different departments of the Faculties of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Law, Economics and Business and the University of Barcelona. In addition, online classes are supplemented by seminars given by professionals from major companies. With this curriculum: You will identify production systems, transport, distribution and use of different forms of energy and associated technologies. You know the different methods of storing energy, logistics and inventory management. You're ready / a to plan and manage resources for energy production. You will learn to make energy balances to determine its performance and optimize energy processes. You can assess the environmental impact of energy projects based on renewable energies pose to minimize solutions. You will acquire the keys to advise projects linked to renewable energy and energy sustainability, and you can analyze their economic viability. You will be able to use the concepts and the sources of law to protect the environment and apply current legislation on the regulation and promotion of renewable energies. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS To access this curriculum, those interested will have to meet any of these requirements: General requirements According to the provisions of Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, to access the official master's degrees, one must be in possession of one of the following titles: Spanish official university degree. Title issued by a higher education institution in the EHEA that entitles the country of issue, to access official master's teachings. Outside the EHEA title. In this case, the approval to a Spanish official university degree or preflight (without approval) by the University of Barcelona for the studies completed are equivalent to an official Spanish university qualification and is required empower the studies completed in the country issuing the degree, access to official master studies. Acceptance into an official master does not, in any case, prior approval of title or recognition for purposes other than pursue a master's teaching. Specific requirements To access the Master in Renewable Energy and Energy Sustainability is necessary to obtain the degree or bachelor's degree in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Environmental Science, Materials Engineering, Geological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications, and Energy Engineering Industrial Technology Engineering. The Coordinating Committee will evaluate the possibility that other engineering students, bachelors and masters degrees and enrolled in the academic and professional curriculum vitae in each particular case will be analyzed. If necessary, the Coordinating Committee will determine the training necessary that the student must take to ensure their competency level prior. These allowances shall comprise compulsory subjects of Physics and Chemistry degree from this university. For students from other countries who have completed grades of 180 credits, the Coordinating Committee of the Master analyze the transcript of each candidate and, if necessary, provide the training necessary to continue with normal subjects of the master. GRANTS In order to provide you access to your studies, UNIBA offers you various types of scholarships: Academic merit scholarships Own scholarships: awarded to students with good professional record by the admissions committee. Scholarships and grants the Ministry of Education or other state government agencies. At all times our educational advisors will inform you of the validity of each and can guide you on the needs and steps to follow when applying for any of these scholarships. PROFESSIONAL OUTINGS The Master in Renewable Energy and Energy Sustainability offers many career opportunities, because graduates can work in any enterprise, public institution or organization linked to any of the studied renewable energies: Solar energy. Wind. Hydroelectric. Biomass. Geothermal. Control operations. Energy saving and efficiency. International, national or regional energy and environmental policies. [-]

MA In Sustainable Tourism Destinations And Territorial Tourism Planning

School of Tourism and Hospitality - The OSTELEA
Campus Full time April 2017 Spain Barcelona

Ostelea has decided to implement a Master's program in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning, which aims to train professionals and managers who lead the change towards a more sustainable planning and management of tourism activity, whether in public administration or the private sector. [+]

Masters in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning Sustainable development has become a new paradigm of the century, both public and private, from the international to the local. In the tourism sector, this paradigm has crystallized into the idea of ​​sustainable tourism, which focuses on the environmental, social and economic aspects of this sector. Increasingly, government agencies, academic institutions, tourist destinations, companies and international organizations who care to integrate sustainability criteria into their policies. Ostelea has decided to implement a Master's program in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning, which aims to train professionals and managers who lead the change towards a more sustainable planning and management of tourism activity, whether in public administration or the private sector. Meet the latest study by Ostelea on "Ecotourism and Sustainable in Spain", which analyzes and watch one of the forms of tourism that has experienced greater growth in recent years. Reasons to study the Master: Eight field work in the tourist area of ​​Barcelona on experiences in sustainable planning. Ostelea is affiliated member of the World Tourism Organization (OMT). Join WTO in initiatives such as Knowledge Network, guarantees the academic quality of the program. Research Group: part of the faculty of the Master is integrated into the Group of Multidisciplinary Research in Tourism (OSTELEA GRIT-EAE), which focuses its scientific production in the field of international tourism management. GOALS The Masters in Sustainable Tourism Destination Tourism Planning and Territorial allows you to: KNOW THE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM INDUSTRY Acquiring knowledge of planning and management of tourist destinations by introducing sustainability criteria. Understand the fundamentals of sustainable territorial development, sustainable tourism and its effect on image quality destination. DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLANS Design strategies and plans of revitalization and tourist differentiation based on sustainable tourism management, in both mature and emerging destinations. REGULATORY FRAMEWORK Knowing the regulatory framework of territorial planning at different scales and their impact on the management of tourist destinations. OPPORTUNITIES Identify business opportunities: analyze sustainability as a competitive advantage to design, promote and market new tourism products. TECHNOLOGIES Knowing and applying information technology and communications and tourism marketing design. Form in the application of methods and advanced development and efficient management of tourism products and destinations techniques. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS Knowing the environmental impacts of tourism planning to propose alternatives and emerging sustainable tourism management. CURRICULUM The Masters in Sustainable Tourism Destinations Tourism Planning and Territorial Ostelea is classified into 5 modules: Governance and planning of tourism products and destinations. sustainable tourism development. Assessment, management and conservation of natural heritage. natural heritage tourism management from the perspective of sustainability. Master's Thesis. Professional careers Professions Career Services is a support area for students and alumni Our goal is to guide and accompany the student to reach new professional goals and achieve a better match between your expectations and professional interests with the labor market. Career Services Talent Development Webinar Itinerary Entrepreneurs Directions Career Career Transition Itinerary Online job forum Graduate Programmes Company Meetings Employment Workshops Professional outings CIO, tourism promotion and marketing. Program Manager destinations. Technical planning and management of tourist destinations. Manager of specific tourism products. Technical development of tourism product. Technical management of natural and cultural heritage. Local development agent. Analyst, consultant or advisor in the tourism sector. Admissions and Qualifications ADMISSIONS The admission process guarantee the suitability of the candidates, so all participants can make the most of this learning experience. To start the admission process is necessary to fill the request for information. From that moment Ostelea will contact the candidate to close an interview which must provide the following documentation: Titulación Universitaria The Curriculum Vitae Motivation letter Two letters of recommendation After completing the interview, the Admissions Committee will examine case by case and communicate the resolution to the candidate to report the status of their admission. QUALIFICATIONS Students who successfully complete the program will take TRIPLE CERTIFICATION: Masters in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning for Ostelea. Master in Tourism Management Resources and Sustainable Destinations, majoring in Natural Heritage, from the University of Lleida. Masters in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Territorial Tourism Planning for EAE. [-]