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A Master of Science focuses on subject areas in the fields of science and engineering. Job seekers who want to enter these competitive areas often do well to specialize their skills in a specific area and to rack up valuable real-world research and hands-on experience, which is exactly what a master’s degree allows them to do. It’s a great way for workers to learn new skills and advanc… Read more

A Master of Science focuses on subject areas in the fields of science and engineering. Job seekers who want to enter these competitive areas often do well to specialize their skills in a specific area and to rack up valuable real-world research and hands-on experience, which is exactly what a master’s degree allows them to do. It’s a great way for workers to learn new skills and advance in their existing careers, or for students to continue their education past the undergraduate level and make themselves more attractive in a competitive job market.

Those wondering what is an MSc in Environmental Studies should begin by understanding the many challenges facing the natural environment today. An environmental studies program teaches students how to use natural resources prudently and create natural structures that contribute to the betterment of society and the environment. Students can specialize in the practical or the design side of environmental studies, both of which teach them skills that are useful in a variety of industries.

The total cost of getting an MSc in Environmental Science varies between institutions. Master’s programs are usually two to three years long, so students should calculate costs on a semester basis.

Graduates with an MSc in Environmental Science can work in the public or private sector. Municipal departments often have an environmental scientist in a consulting position to ensure that new public works projects are as environmentally friendly as possible. In addition, private companies also often have an environmental scientist as a consultant or overseer when they plan large construction projects or design and launch a new product that consumes a lot of resources. Environmental scientists have their choice of these careers.

Students who are already employed or who have a busy schedule can benefit from studying online. Online programs allow them to choose when they do coursework and avoid long commutes to classes. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Smart and resilient cities are vital in tackling the growing threat of climate imbalance, and fostering sustainability. This master track focuses on different analytical and p ... +

Smart and resilient cities are vital in tackling the growing threat of climate imbalance, and fostering sustainability. This master track focuses on different analytical and practical approaches to accommodate resilience and environmental sustainability in urban areas worldwide. Students have the opportunity to learn about the most recent trends and developments related to smart and resilient cities. Key topics include the impact of nature-based solutions, climate mitigation and adaptation, sustainable energy, water and transport approaches, and smart city innovations. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Jul 2022
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate chan ... +

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate change for human institutions and ecosystems and the potentially transformative role of sustainable energy systems. Students develop a firm grasp of climate change science and the potential impacts of climate change in this century and beyond. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The Environmental Science MSc program is a complex interdisciplinary research module with environmental awareness. Our courses are aimed at improving understanding of the envi ... +

The Environmental Science MSc program is a complex interdisciplinary research module with environmental awareness. Our courses are aimed at improving understanding of the environment and the processes that support life on Earth. We are particularly interested in the impacts of human activity in the world around us and in developing ready-to-use approaches for achieving environmental sustainability. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
31 May 2022
Campus
 

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Technical University of Denmark
Lyngby, Denmark

With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and e ... +

With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and environmental change as well as cutting-edge research on aquatic ecosystems, traits of their inhabitants, and their impact on global climate. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Open University
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Expand your knowledge and skills needed for effective, informed and creative environmental management. You’ll examine current local and global concerns in areas such as enviro ... +

Expand your knowledge and skills needed for effective, informed and creative environmental management. You’ll examine current local and global concerns in areas such as environmental protection, legislation and policy, and natural resource management. Develop your skills in analysing the issues and improving environmental performance in all sectors. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
01 May 2022
Online
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco, USA

USF’s Master of Science in Environmental Management (MSEM) trains students for careers in environmental agencies, consulting firms, and nonprofit organizations. Incorporating ... +

USF’s Master of Science in Environmental Management (MSEM) trains students for careers in environmental agencies, consulting firms, and nonprofit organizations. Incorporating a comprehensive mix of science and policy courses, our program gives students the background they need to develop solutions to environmental problems. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
15 Feb 2022
Campus
 
University of Gibraltar
Gibraltar

Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, this full or part-time interdisciplinary programme blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work. You wi ... +

Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, this full or part-time interdisciplinary programme blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work. You will cover specialist subject areas and gain the skills required to tackle the complex issues associated with the sustainable development of marine ecosystems. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

This master's degree yields professionals capable of intervening with multidisciplinary expertise in the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, management, and resolution of envir ... +

This master's degree yields professionals capable of intervening with multidisciplinary expertise in the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, management, and resolution of environmental problems locally, internationally, and globally with a focus on climate change. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
03 May 2022
Campus
 
University of Lisbon - Medfor
Lisbon, Portugal +2 More

MEDfOR is a two-year world-class Master Course Program. The MEDfOR emphasis is to prepare the future generation of engineers, managers, researchers, and teachers involved in M ... +

MEDfOR is a two-year world-class Master Course Program. The MEDfOR emphasis is to prepare the future generation of engineers, managers, researchers, and teachers involved in Mediterranean forestry and natural resources management. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
UniLaSalle
Rennes, France

A 16 month Master program to develop sustainable strategies. The program aims at educating students capable of identifying the threats of risks as well as the opportunities re ... +

A 16 month Master program to develop sustainable strategies. The program aims at educating students capable of identifying the threats of risks as well as the opportunities related to activities at a global level; able to maximize and monitor the development of eco-friendly products and services, so as to create sustainable value for their organization. -
MSc
Full-time
16 months
English
Campus
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Global socio-ecological problems call for multidisciplinary solutions that transcend the usual boundaries of science and decision-making. In the Master's Programme in Environm ... +

Global socio-ecological problems call for multidisciplinary solutions that transcend the usual boundaries of science and decision-making. In the Master's Programme in Environmental Change and Global Sustainability (ECGS), you are trained to tackle global environmental and sustainability challenges by lectures, seminars, project learning and laboratory and field courses. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The degree of Master of Science in Water and Environmental Engineering (M.Sc. in WEE) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which incl ... +

The degree of Master of Science in Water and Environmental Engineering (M.Sc. in WEE) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which include taught courses as well as a research thesis. The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of water and environmental engineering. The M.Sc. in WEE program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges behind one of the foundations of sustainable development – ensuring sufficient and equitable access to clean water. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

The Earth Surface and Water programme trains students to quantitatively study the natural and human-induced physical and chemical processes, patterns, and dynamics of Earth’s ... +

The Earth Surface and Water programme trains students to quantitatively study the natural and human-induced physical and chemical processes, patterns, and dynamics of Earth’s continental and coastal systems as well as their responses to global change. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Tallinn University of Technology
Tallinn, Estonia

The course offers an integrated approach towards current and long-term strategic environmental issues, focusing on technologies and concepts in environmental planning and mana ... +

The course offers an integrated approach towards current and long-term strategic environmental issues, focusing on technologies and concepts in environmental planning and management for the sustainable development of industrial production systems. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

Our MSc in Conservation Ecology course develops the professional and field skills, including identification and survey techniques required for effective conservation. It will ... +

Our MSc in Conservation Ecology course develops the professional and field skills, including identification and survey techniques required for effective conservation. It will familiarise you with the key ecological concepts underlying evidence-based conservation. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus