Water and environmental issues are of global concern in both private and public sectors. Environmental management needs a holistic and interdisciplinary view and understanding of the principles of sustainable development and rational use of natural resources.
The master's degree programme in Water and Environmental management enhances participants' knowledge and skills allowing them to build a career in water and environmental management. It also provides students a practical understanding of water and environmental engineering concepts. Especially the interactions between water, land, and air are emphasized. The participants gain experience of the most recent tools to be utilized in water and environmental management projects with the consultants, contractors and public authorities. International contacts are an essential asset when dealing with multinational development tasks.
Implementation of studies
Studies will mainly be implemented through online learning with two intensive periods- During the intensive periods, contact teaching and training will be organized in Oulu. The first period is organized at the beginning of January 2019 and will last for 3-5 days. The second intensive period is organized in autumn 2019.
The advanced professional competencies are mostly implemented online. The final thesis, including the consultation and topic approval with the instructing lecturer, is started at the beginning of the studies. Students will continue their thesis throughout their studies until the second intensive period when the thesis should be finished. The number of online meetings and consultations with instructing lecturer are offered to help students with their thesis project.
Beginning of the studies
Applicants should have Bachelor's or Master's degree in civil, environmental, chemical, mechanical, process or water engineering, environmental hygiene, environmental sciences, geology or limnology. The degree should be finished before 28 December 2018.
In addition, three years of field-specific work experience is required after the graduation. If the applicant has completed a post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma in Finland in any field of education, the work experience between those diplomas and higher education degree is taken into consideration.
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Last updated June 12, 2018