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An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

The goal of an environmental studies program is to prepare students to solve environmental issues. This may include working in the government to create new laws and policies, working in the legal system to fight for environmental causes or working in the field to protect natural resources.

 

 

The capital city of Netherlands, Amsterdam has well known universities such as the University of Amsterdam and Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam. These educational institutions tend to provide diversified graduate and post graduate degree programs, and they have top notch Research and Development facilities.

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6 Results in Environmental Studies, Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

The Master Environmental Geography focuses on the relationship between humans and their ecosystem. Environmental challenges can be approached from different perspectives, ... [+]

The Master Environmental Geography focuses on the relationship between humans and their ecosystem. Environmental challenges can be approached from different perspectives, which are analysed while taking spatial dynamics into account. You will examine the consequences of environmental changes on both local and global economies and study international climate change governance.

The Master's in Environmental Geography focuses on human-ecosystem interactions and is well-placed to throw light on the daunting environmental challenges facing our planet. It could be argued that we have gone beyond the earth’s carrying capacity and are approaching planetary boundaries. Other arguments hold that human ingenuity will equip us to deal with new challenges in the future. This programme focuses on the relationship between humans and their ecosystems. This is done by taking a strong spatial perspective and researching the impact of both global and local environmental change on humans.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Amsterdam

This Master's track combines an education in geo-ecological science with interdisciplinary skills. You will learn to apply your knowledge of earth sciences in a professio ... [+]

This Master's track combines an education in geo-ecological science with interdisciplinary skills. You will learn to apply your knowledge of earth sciences in a professional setting and are trained to tackle environmental problems while working in teams with other specialists.

Why specialise in Environmental Management?

Our environment is increasingly affected by human impact. To protect it, we need skilled professionals that can manage landscapes and geo-ecosystems for the benefit of future generations. This requires in-depth knowledge of environmental systems and the ability to work together in interdisciplinary teams and to deal with transitions in relation to global change.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The two-year track Green Life Sciences in the Biological Sciences Master’s programme is a research-oriented programme that focuses on studying plants and their interactio ... [+]

The two-year track Green Life Sciences in the Biological Sciences Master’s programme is a research-oriented programme that focuses on studying plants and their interactions with the environment at the molecular level. The study programme gives you the opportunity to combine fundamental and applied training in molecular biology, chemical ecology, ecogenomics, biotechnology, plant breeding, phytopathology, pest control, cell and population biology. This enables you to develop an integrated view of the functioning of plants and to gain skills required for modern research.

Is Green Life Sciences at the UvA the study for you?

It is, if you:

are interested in how organisms function at a genetic, biochemical and cellular level and how this translates to their ecology, evolution and usage. want to learn how plants cope with abiotic stress such as drought or high salt levels in the soil, which is an increasing problem in agriculture. want to investigate how pathogens and plagues (insects, mites) affect the plants’ immune system. want to study how outbreaks of pests can be predicted and circumvented, and how natural enemies can be used for pest control. want to research the underlying mechanisms that lead to an enormous diversity of inflorescence and flower architectures in nature, which is in sharp contrast with the high conservation of gene and genome sequences. are interested in the role of epigenetic mechanisms and chromatin structure in gene/genome regulation. want to become an independent researcher by taking part in internships with internationally renowned scientists. have the ambition to get down to... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

Global change, the increasing demand for scarce resources and the degradation and pollution of landscape, soil and water means that we need skilled professionals of earth ... [+]

Global change, the increasing demand for scarce resources and the degradation and pollution of landscape, soil and water means that we need skilled professionals of earth sciences now more than ever. Professionals who understand the earth as a complex system and are able to lead the way towards a more sustainable future.

What you can expect from Earth Sciences at the UvA

With us, you will study in an inspiring environment where scientists work in a stimulating interdisciplinary setting on the cutting edge between physical geography, ecology, hydrology and environmental chemistry.

In the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) we offer you a wide range of brand new and state of the art facilities (e-science labs including GIS, remote sensing and geo-ecological modelling, soil- and environmental chemistry and erosion labs) to enable you to let your coursework meet the latest scientific standards.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

Biological Sciences at the UvA is a challenging Master's programme with world-renowned research on plant and animal species and the ecosystems to which they belong. It in ... [+]

Biological Sciences at the UvA is a challenging Master's programme with world-renowned research on plant and animal species and the ecosystems to which they belong. It invites you to explore the options to sustainably use and protect the earth’s biodiversity. Your Master’s diploma qualifies for excellent positions both in- and outside the academia, anywhere in the world.

The Master's programme in Biological Sciences at the UvA offers specialised tracks in:

Ecology and Evolution

For expert training in biodiversity science choose the Ecology and Evolution track and become a specialist in topics such as origin and evolution of species, modelling community dynamics, biodiversity change at global and geological time scales (bird migration, the effect of climate change), urban ecology and wildlife conservation.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The aim of the two-year track Ecology and Evolution in the Master's programme Biological Sciences is to promote understanding of the relationships between living organism ... [+]

The aim of the two-year track Ecology and Evolution in the Master's programme Biological Sciences is to promote understanding of the relationships between living organisms, the evolution of species and the function of ecosystems, in order to contribute to more sustainability on earth.

Ecology and Evolution at the UvA is the study for you, if you are looking for expert training to thoroughly understand how plant and animal species originate and together shape communities that inhabit the ecosystems on our planet want to explore the options to improve and protect the earth's biodiversity are interested in a wide choice of courses and internships in the Netherlands, Europe or anywhere in the world. What does Ecology and Evolution at the UvA have to offer me? ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus