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A Master of Science, shortened to MSc, is a research-driven degree in either science or technology. Many subjects have a MSc degree associated with them, and earning this degree can prepare you for entry-level work in a professional field. What is an MSc in Human Ecology? Ecology combines multiple fields, such as geography, sociology, history, economics, and anthropology. Today, this field also st… Read more

A Master of Science, shortened to MSc, is a research-driven degree in either science or technology. Many subjects have a MSc degree associated with them, and earning this degree can prepare you for entry-level work in a professional field.

What is an MSc in Human Ecology? Ecology combines multiple fields, such as geography, sociology, history, economics, and anthropology. Today, this field also studies how humans interact with technology and the natural world. Some courses look at resource consumption, social identity, and global politics. Some schools focus this degree toward communication across different populations while others focus on improving human-environment relations. There are also focuses in business, such as consumer science.

Three skills you may learn while studying human ecology are proficiency with CAD, knowledge of marketing techniques, and problem-solving skills. Using an advanced computer program, such as CAD, often means you'll be more comfortable with computers in general. Marketing and problem solving can help you build personal relationships.

When budgeting for an MSc in Human Ecology, there are many factors to consider. If you are traveling to attend school, one possible cost is housing. This and other costs, such as food and text books, can often be reduced with a stipend or scholarship.

With so many focuses available, a degree in human ecology can lead you to a variety of career paths. This degree is desired in the fields of developmental aid, environmental management, research, education, and journalism. Locations that hire someone with this degree include universities, textile manufacturers, museums, and community-based organizations. Sometimes, this MSc is a jumping-off point for further study, so you may consider continuing your education in nutrition, law, or other subjects.

There are schools with ecology departments all over the world, so decide what is important to you about your education. 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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Lund University
Lund, Sweden

Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating ... +

Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating about problems of sustainability. It represents an important complement to technological and natural science approaches by focusing on the cultural dimensions of consumption and resource use and social science perspectives on the global distribution of environmental problems. This programme is unique in combining perspectives on sustainability from the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. It brings together lecturers and students from various backgrounds in discussions about human-environmental relations. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Human Ecology
Madison, USA

School of Human Ecology (SoHE) professional Master of Science in Human Ecology is an applied program aimed at preparing professionals who want to solve real societal problems ... +

School of Human Ecology (SoHE) professional Master of Science in Human Ecology is an applied program aimed at preparing professionals who want to solve real societal problems and take on leadership roles within organizations that promote the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. -
MSc
English
Campus