M.PHIL ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

The aim of the M.Phil Program in Environmental Science is to provide graduate education in the causes, effects, and control of environmental problems, particularly in Ghana, for graduates in the basic sciences and closely related disciplines. The role of the environmental scientist is seen as of responsibility for monitorial, investigational and advisory functions in the management of the environment. The program comprises of two semesters of taught courses followed by one year’s research from the area of specialization. The syllabus is divided into two sections. Candidates are required to choose a minimum of two out of the courses in Section B, which are electives.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A degree in science or its equivalent acceptable to the Graduate Board. An appropriate professional qualification accepted as equivalent to a Degree.

M.PHIL ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE COURSES

SECTION A

  • Human Population and Urbanization
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Remote Sensing
  • Soil, Water and Air Quality
  • Environmental Law

SECTION B

  • Water Resource Management
  • Forest Resource Management
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Atmospheric and Environmental Physics
  • Environmental Geology

NB. Subject to the availability of staff, other options will be added

Program taught in:
English

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Start Date
Sep 2019
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2 years
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