Master of Science in Environment

University of Nova Gorica

Program Description

Master of Science in Environment

University of Nova Gorica

The master study programme is distinctly interdisciplinary and research-oriented. The most important fields of Environmental Sciences are covered by the programme, such as water, air and soil pollution; measuring techniques for identification and control of pollution; waste treatment and consequences of its disposal; chemical, physical, biological, health effects of pollution; legislative, economical and managing aspects of environmental protection.

Admission requirements

To register as a student at the second level of the study programme Environment the students have to fulfill the following requests:

Candidates that have graduated from the first level study program from the field of natural sciences, technical sciences of biotechnology with the total of at least 180 ECTS credit points can register as students without further conditions.

Candidates that have graduated from the study program, which does not meet the requirements mentioned in the previous paragraph, can send an application to register as a student to a study commission for registration. According to the orientation of the previous study the study commission determines additional study demands in the extent of up to 60 ECTS. The candidates have to pass these obligations till the registration as the student of the first year of the second level study programme Environment.

Candidates that have passed education abroad that is equivalent to abovementioned requirements can register under the same conditions.

Educational and professional goals

The objective of the programme is to educate experts with interdisciplinary knowledge, who are able to understand and perform demanding tasks in environment, which are on the intersections of natural and technical as well as social and economic sciences. A master of environmental sciences is expected to successfully investigate, analyze and link relationships between various phenomena in environment, society, technology and economy. This is demanded for the assurance of sustainable development. Graduates of this programme should also be capable of establishing creative relationships between experts from different scientific fields, who must cooperate in solving problems in the environment.

Access to further studies

After finishing the second level courses the graduates can continue their study on doctoral programmes that grant the title “Doktor znanosti” (equivalent to Doctor of Science), in agreement with admission conditions of each study programme.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Oct. 2017
4 semesters
Full time
Start date Oct. 2017
Slovenia Nova Gorica
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