Master Program of International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD)

General

Program Description

Environmental and energy issues are important parts of many challenging global problems. Being part of the NCU Green Initiatives, International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD) Program is an interdepartmental program involving four departments and institutes in the College of Engineering and the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research. The College of Engineering has own ample resources for teaching and research capability in energy, infrastructure, and environmental fields, and with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technology supported by the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research, we seek for more practical and effective solutions to energy and environmental problems nowadays and to make the globe a better and sustainable living environment for all human beings.

Required & Common Courses

[Required]

  • Special Topics A
  • Special Topics B
  • Master Thesis A
  • Master Thesis B

[Common]

  • Applied Statistics
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Project Management

Professional Courses

[Energy Technology & Policy]

  • Introduction to Energy Technology
  • Introduction to Energy Policy
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Photovoltaic Engineering

[Environmental Technology]

  • Environmental Engineering Economics
  • Water Resources Systems Engineering
  • Waste Engineering & Management

[GIS & Remote Sensing]

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Aerial Photogrammetry
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Spatial Data Analysis & Application
  • Geovisualization

Requirements for Graduation

Required credits: 32 credits (including 8 credits for required courses & 24 credits for elective).

Duration of Study: 2-4 years.

Other requirements: Pass the oral defense of the thesis.

Admission Documents

  • Autobiography,
  • Study Plan,
  • Research Proposal,
  • Two Letters of Recommendation,
  • TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency,
  • Related Academic Publications.
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915. NCU had later developed into a renowned academic institution with comprehensive programs and outstanding faculty, enjoying ... Read More

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915. NCU had later developed into a renowned academic institution with comprehensive programs and outstanding faculty, enjoying a high reputation equal to that of Peking University. In 1962, the Graduate Institute of Geophysics was founded in Miaoli, Taiwan as the re-establishment of the University. The campus was relocated to Zhongli in 1968, and today it has become a home to more than thirteen thousand students and teachers. Read less