Characteristics and objectives
The course represents the natural completion of the first-cycle degree in Environmental Engineering, with the aim of preparing a graduate who, through a multidisciplinary approach that considers different aspects, i.e, legal, chemical and physical, geological and geotechnical, hydraulic and hydrological, is able to design and manage engineering solutions with minimal impacts on the social and physical environment.
The ultimate goal is to train engineers with advanced professional and scientific knowledge on the interrelations between the various physical, biological and chemical processes involved in environmental systems or systems that interact with the environment; therefore, the graduates will be able to design effectively works aimed at the treatment and disposal of wastes (liquid, solid and gaseous), and those aiming at the defence and protection of land from extreme events; they will be capable of preventing situations of degradation and risk for the environment, to assess and monitor the protection of the territory as well as the quality of the environment in its various forms, to ensure the preservation of natural resources and restore contaminated environments, including the development of research strategies and/or technology transfer.
The main professional opportunities, according to the various skills acquired, are: agencies and organizations for environmental protection and / or land management; public administrations, at the national, regional, provincial and municipal levels; companies and service companies operating in the field of the treatment of solid, liquid and gaseous wastes; public and private research centers; professional services, independently or in association with interdisciplinary professional groups; design and consulting firms; construction companies operating within the fields of land protection and environmental restoration.
To be eligible for admission, applicants are required to:
1) have earned a foreign qualification, which the current legislation recognises equivalent to a first cycle/Bachelor’s degree (BA or BSC), by 31st July 2019;
2) meet specific curricular requirements and, in accordance with the provisions set forth in article 6, paragraph 2, of Ministerial Decree no. 270/2004, have an adequate educational background;
3) fill in and submit the online pre-enrolment application form (section 2 of this notice) by 13.00 local time (GMT + 1) of 28th February 2019.
The number of places available for non-EU citizens residing abroad, the assessment of curricular requirements and the evaluation of the candidates’ educational background will be carried out as outlined in the course information sheets provided by the school.
Thanks to the Padova International Excellence Scholarships Programme, the University of Padova will be offering scholarships to highly talented prospective international students holding a non-Italian qualification and wishing to pursue a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree completely held in English.
The Call for applications, including detailed information on eligibility requirements and selection procedure, will be available on page: http://www.unipd.it/en/scholarships Please note that there will be no separate application to fill out or additional specific documents to submit.
Information on other Scholarship opportunities offered by the University of Padova or other organizations is available on: http://www.unipd.it/en/scholarships .
Moreover, the University of Padova offers up to 100 fee-waivers to talented prospective international students holding a non-Italian qualification wishing to enroll in a Degree course completely held in English. Detailed information will be available in the Call for applications, which is going to be published on: http://www.unipd.it/en/feewaivers.
Please note that there will be no separate application to fill out or additional specific documents to submit. Information on other types of fee-waivers offered by the University of Padova is provided on page: http://www.unipd.it/en/fee-waivers
Furthermore, the University of Padova promotes a program of excellence, the Galilean School of Higher Education. In addition to the regular students, the Galilean School of Higher Education recruits up to 4 (four) highly motivated international students enrolling in a Master’s degree offered by the University of Padova; the selected applicants will be able to attend courses and seminars reserved to Galilean students, while enjoying several benefits, including free room and board and dedicated grants.
The Call for applications, including detailed explanation of entry requirements, academic duties and rights, application procedure and deadline, is going to be published on page: http://www.unipdscuolagalileiana.it/en/content/call-foreign-students Further information on the Galilean School of Higher Education is available on the School’s website: http://www.unipd-scuolagalileiana.it/en/
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