Master of Science in Environmental Sciences

General

Program Description

Academic discipline: Natural Sciences

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Environmental Scientist

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The MSc in environmental sciences, with specialization in ecology, environmental and nature conservation provides knowledge about the main topics regarding environmental sciences, focusing on terrestrial and aquatic environmental protection and ecological and nature conservational aspects.

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Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)

Entry requirements: A strong knowledge of biology and environmental sciences, and a BSc diploma in biology, environmental sciences, or in a related discipline in natural sciences.

Lecture: 40% Practice: 60%

Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and subject to change): Biodiversity and its measuring, Landscape protection, Applied ecology, Computers in environmental science, Environmental physics, Soil ecology, Air quality protection practice, Soil conservation, Field study, Environmental Communication and management, Aquatic environment protection, Waste management, Biotechnology for environment protection, Thesis

Internship, practice: The students should attend a 6-week field practice.

Career prospects: Graduated students can choose from a wide range of positions in industries and organizations, including environmental, energy and engineering consultancies, multinational companies (energy), local government, environmental bodies, research positions and teaching.

Fees: Application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Tuition Fee: 7,000 USD/year

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Last updated Jul 2019

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