Master Degree in Environmental Sciences in Europe

Search Masters Programs in Environmental Sciences in Europe 2018/2019

Environmental Sciences

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

An environmental sciences program prepares students to work in fields connected with maintaining, preserving, protecting and studying the environment. Possible career options after the completion of a program include zoologist, meteorologist, soil and plant scientist, ecologist, biochemist and government regulator.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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Master in Environmental Chemistry

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Umeå Skellefteå + 1 more

Umeå University offers a master of Environmental Chemistry. The training covers most environmental chemical topics and provides a deeper understanding of organic and [+]

Master's Programme in Environmental Chemistry

Umeå University offers a master of Environmental Chemistry. The training covers most environmental chemical topics and provides a deeper understanding of organic and inorganic environmental pollutants occurrence, origin and processes in biota, soil, air, and water, such as transport, distribution, transformation, and availability. The training primarily focuses on advanced methodologies for chemical analysis and modeling of environmental chemical and biogeochemical processes.

TeachingThe master program in Environmental Chemistry provides the compulsory courses "Environmental Chemistry" and "Measurement and Modeling" in which environmental chemical and biogeochemical issues and processes are presented along with methodologies for studying them. Among the elective courses, we recommend in particular toolbox courses where you have the opportunity to study instrumental techniques in detail. The program ends normally with a degree project of research-like nature. The training is given in English and in an international environment.... [-]


Master in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC)

University of Eastern Finland
Campus 2 years August 2019 Finland Kuopio

The Master's Degree Programme in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and biogeochemical aspects of the state of the environment. The 2-year education offers advanced knowledge in environmental science, biology, biogeochemistry, hydrobiology, ecotoxicology, environmental policy and law, and environmentally oriented forestry. [+]

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The Master's Degree Programme in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and biogeochemical aspects of the state of the environment. The 2-year education offers advanced knowledge in environmental science, biology, biogeochemistry, hydrobiology, ecotoxicology, environmental policy and law, and environmentally oriented forestry.

There are two main subjects in the BEC programme: Environmental science in Kuopio campus and Biology in Joensuu campus. The curriculum consists of 120 ECTS credit points, which includes general skills studies, advanced level courses in the main subject plus master's thesis, as well as alternative studies in other disciplines e.g. environmental law and policy, statistics, or sustainable development.... [-]


University Master in “Monitoring, Modelling & Management of Environmental Systems” (MOAMES)

Università LUM Jean Monnet School of Management
Campus Full time February 2019 Italy Milan

The Master in “Monitoring, Modelling & Management of Environmental Systems” (MOAMES) is devoted to providing a solid scientific foundation for the study of environmental problems or the management of the environment. [+]

The Master in “Monitoring, Modelling & Management of Environmental Systems” (MOAMES) is devoted to providing a solid scientific foundation for the study of environmental problems or the management of the environment.

It allows the development of core skills in process systems management and environmental systems approaches and providing students with the management, mathematical and empirical tools necessary to address complex issues marked by interrelated political, environmental, and social aspects.

The ultimate goal of this programme is to deal with the issues of Green Economy and systems of environmental and territorial knowledge-related tools by applying a theoretical and practical approach to their study. An in-depth analysis and study of those issues, which would be studied according to an integrated approach, would responsibly enable public managers and local administrators to respond to the needs and demands of their local communities.... [-]


Master's Program in Integrated Climate System Sciences

University of Hamburg - School of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany Hamburg

The English-language MSc in Integrated Climate System Sciences (ICSS) combines elements of the atmospheric, hydrospheric, cryospheric and biospheric natural sciences with those of economics and the social sciences. [+]

Master's Program in Integrated Climate System Sciences

The English-language MSc in Integrated Climate System Sciences (ICSS) combines elements of the atmospheric, hydrospheric, cryospheric and biospheric natural sciences with those of economics and the social sciences. The program has an internationally unique focus on physics and modeling and offers three areas of specialization:

physics of the climate system biogeochemistry of the climate system climate-related economics and social sciences

The ICSS program is research oriented and imparts knowledge of and skills in climate research. A solid background in climate physics prepares students for careers in an interdisciplinary field of science, requiring the ability to communicate with colleagues from different disciplines, to apply a diverse range of methods from various subject areas to climate-related research questions, as well as the ability to generate, interpret and combine scientific results.... [-]


Master in Environmental Modelling

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Campus Full time September 2019 Czech Republic Prague

The “Environmental Modelling” field comprehensively trains students in the modelling of natural processes associated with inanimate nature, such as hydrological and hydraulic modelling, modelling of chemical processes and processes in the atmosphere. [+]

The “Environmental Modelling” field comprehensively trains students in the modelling of natural processes associated with inanimate nature, such as hydrological and hydraulic modelling, modelling of chemical processes and processes in the atmosphere.

Guarantors of subjects from the ranks of scientists and teachers from Prague universities and research institutions – Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University, Czech Technical University – Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Danish Hydraulic Institute - DHI, a.s., Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v. v. i. and the Institute of Hydrodynamics AS CR, v. v. i. contribute to the high-level of the field. Graduates find jobs in operating, administrative, management, consulting, forecasting and research segments and are trained for activities in international expert and research teams.... [-]


Master - Environmental Protection

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters March 2019 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

The main objective of the program is to train an environmental specialist who is able to deal with any business or industrial project with an impact on the environment. Program based on multidisciplinary approach. The program is aimed at graduates who want to enrich their profile by incorporating technical knowledge and methodology in the field of environmental engineering, in both national and international companies. [+]

Master Study Program “Environmental Protection”

The main objective of the program is to train an environmental specialist who is able to deal with any business or industrial project with an impact on the environment. Program based on multidisciplinary approach. The program is aimed at graduates who want to enrich their profile by incorporating technical knowledge and methodology in the field of environmental engineering, in both national and international companies.

Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the program. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English.... [-]


Master in Environmental Science

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Östermalm

Developing solutions to our environmental challenges such as climate change, pollution, air and water quality, requires people who both understand problems holistically and can tackle them at the microscopic level. A Master of Environmental Science degree from Stockholm University will give you those tools, through an education in either Atmospheric Science, Biogeochemistry or Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The courses in Atmospheric Science and Biogeochemistry will provide the fundamental knowledge of the composition and functioning of the environmental compartments: the atmosphere – the freshwater and ocean – and the land systems. [+]

Overview

Developing solutions to our environmental challenges such as climate change, pollution, air and water quality, requires people who both understand problems holistically and can tackle them at the microscopic level. A Master of Environmental Science degree from Stockholm University will give you those tools, through an education in either Atmospheric Science, Biogeochemistry or Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The courses in Atmospheric Science and Biogeochemistry will provide the fundamental knowledge of the composition and functioning of the environmental compartments: the atmosphere – the freshwater and ocean – and the land systems. They also give the environmental systems understanding of how these compartments interact through transport, energy balances, the water and carbon cycles. Courses in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry will give you an in-depth understanding of the journey of chemicals, covering principles and applications of analysis, physical-chemical modelling, toxicology and risk assessment of environmental contaminants. ... [-]


Master in Atmosphere, Water and Environment (U-ENV AWE)

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 France Nantes

This Master offers a world-class education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to address environmental and health issues in the context of sustainable urban development, in research and in urban engineering. [+]

This Master offers a world-class education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to address environmental and health issues in the context of sustainable urban development, in research and in urban engineering.

The program is designed to provide the scientific theoretical knowledge and tools necessary to understand and address the environmental physical problems resulting from the ever-increasing urban population. Various key disciplines such as urban hydrology, urban atmosphere, building heat transfer and pollution of air water and soils are taught through advanced lectures and research work in laboratories renowned in these fields.

The Master program is fully recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education and the network of contacts established by the researchers engaged in the program guarantees international exposure for the students.... [-]


Master in Marine Conservation

University of Oviedo -
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Spain Oviedo

The Master is aimed at students with a Bachelor's Degree or Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences, Chemistry or Geology. For students who do not have this profile, postgraduate studies in the disciplines mentioned will be evaluated. Professional opportunities related to the conservation and exploitation of marine resources, including land planning and natural areas management, aquaculture, ecological tourism and others. [+]

Professional Opportunities

The profile of graduates will be that of specialists in Research and Management of Marine Conservation.

Professional opportunities related to the conservation and exploitation of marine resources, including land planning and natural areas management, aquaculture, ecological tourism and others.

Syllabus

Knowledge module

It consists of 7 face-to-face courses - 3 credits. The student must complete a minimum of 9 credits corresponding to the 3 compulsory courses, up to a maximum of 21 credits.

1st Semester

Compulsory:

Genetic Biodiversity:: 3 ECTS Biodiversity of trophic marine networks: 3 ECTS Global change: 3 ECTS

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Master in Environmental and Forest Sciences

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Reggio Calabria

The 2nd Cycle Degree Course (Master Degree) in Environmental and Forest Sciences represents the logical extension of the homonymous 1st Cycle Course (Bachelor Course), Class L25. The main goal of the Course is to provide professional forest graduates with enhanced skills in strategic planning and management and with the technical, cultural, and management instruments necessary to operate in the fields of protection, conservation and monitoring of forest, pastoral and faunal resources, woodland protection from wildfires, soil protection and conservation, territory ecological planning and the establishment of low environmental impact operations aimed at protecting and enhancing mountain and hillslope areas. [+]

The 2nd Cycle Degree Course (Master Degree) in Environmental and Forest Sciences represents the logical extension of the homonymous 1st Cycle Course (Bachelor Course), Class L25. The main goal of the Course is to provide professional forest graduates with enhanced skills in strategic planning and management and with the technical, cultural, and management instruments necessary to operate in the fields of protection, conservation and monitoring of forest, pastoral and faunal resources, woodland protection from wildfires, soil protection and conservation, territory ecological planning and the establishment of low environmental impact operations aimed at protecting and enhancing mountain and hillslope areas.... [-]


Master in Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The master’s programme in Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment will offer students a comprehensive education and the engineering tools necessary to solve the future challenges of how to best use our energy and finite natural resources. [+]

The master’s programme in Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment will offer students a comprehensive education and the engineering tools necessary to solve the future challenges of how to best use our energy and finite natural resources.

Chemical Engineering for Energy and the Environment at KTH

Students gain advanced competence in chemical engineering and obtain modern tools to analyse various processes, such as the production of biofuels, energy storage or the purification of drinking water – through the whole chain, from raw materials to products. The analyses often include aspects of chemicals, heat, electricity and environment.

A large number of elective courses allows students to tailor their education to meet personal and professional goals, and complementary skills such as problem-solving and teamwork are emphasised in many of the courses, as is written and oral communication. The courses are, therefore, to a large degree based on seminars and project assignments as a complement to traditional lectures.... [-]


Master in Hydrology

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

Our International Hydrology Master's Programme is in English and requires two years of study to obtain the 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) that you... [+]

Master in Hydrology

Ensuring that there is enough water of good quality to satisfy the needs of the world’s growing population is a daunting challenge. Society needs hydrologists to manage the world’s water resources. In the Master’s programme in Hydrology, you will study the processes that regulate the quantity and quality of water as it passes through ecosystems, soils and rivers. We will provide you with a solid theoretical basis, combined with hydrological research in areas ranging from tropical Amazonia to the permafrost regions of Siberia. A Master of Science in Hydrology enables you to pursue a professional or scientific career in hydrology.

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Bachelor Degree in environmental management and protection

Open University Of Cyprus
Online Full time 2 years September 2019 Cyprus Cyprus Online

The Master's program "Management and Protection of the Environment", using a multidisciplinary approach and the methodology of open and distance education, aspires to contribute to the promotion of the environment at the social and state level and to transfer to its students the high level know-how necessary for the environmental management . The aim is to seek both management and technical solutions, as well as protecting the environment from misconduct. [+]

It is now widely accepted that human health and well-being depend on the quality of the environment that is subject to daily pressures of anthropogenic origin. Sustainable management of natural resources, the development of decontamination technologies, the use of renewable energy sources and the development of appropriate methodologies are just some of the issues required for proper environmental management.

The postgraduate program "Management and Protection of the Environment", Using an interdisciplinary approach and the methodology of open and distance learning, aspires to contribute to the promotion of the environment at the social and state level and to transfer to its students the high-level know-how necessary for environmental management. The aim is to seek both management and technical solutions, as well as protecting the environment from misconduct.... [-]


Master in International Nature Conservation

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Göttingen Austria Innsbruck Italy Rome Padua Serbia Belgrade Hanover Brunswick Clausthal-Zellerfeld + 10 more

The programme is held in English. It deals with international problems of nature conservation in the context of conservation biology. [+]

Master in International Nature Conservation (M.Sc./M.I.N.C.)

Degree: Master of Science/Master of International Nature Conservation (M.Sc./M.I.N.C.) (double degree)Standard duration of study: 4 semestersStarting semester: winter semesterAdmission: limited admission (application to the Faculty)Admission requirements: Bachelor’s in ecology, biology, forest sciences or related subjectsLanguage requirements: English (proof required); knowledge of German language not requiredApplication: InformationApplication deadline: May 15th (for the winter semester)Language of the Programme: English

Programme description

The programme is held in English.It deals with:

International problems of nature conservation in the context of conservation biology Learning contrasts through integrated study semesters at Lincoln University, New Zealand (continent-island; north-south hemisphere; different conditions and approaches to nature conservation) Support through the advisory board of well-known nature conservation experts from international nature conservation organisations, practice-oriented with Internship-semester at an organisation of nature conservation ... [-]

Master in Water Engineering and Management

EOI Spain’s School of Industrial Organisation
Campus Full time September 2019 Spain Madrid Seville Alicante Marbella + 2 more

The Master in Water Engineering and Management is aimed at technology or science graduates, with less than five years professional experience who would like to specialise in integrated water management ... [+]

Master of Water Engineering and Management

The Master in Water Engineering and Management is aimed at technology or science graduates, with less than five years professional experience who would like to specialise in integrated water management, both in aspects concerning environmental impact as well as in the management of drinking water, wastewater and water reuse.SubjectsEconomic environment

Throughout this course, participants will address the ideas, procedures and basic tools for analysing the economic environment. In this regard, macroeconomic concepts are explored along with the global economic environment, financial and external markets and economic policies. You will acquire basic essential knowledge about business and the environment.This course enables you to understand and deepen the concepts, procedures and basic tools of financially managing a company. This addresses accounting in decision making, economic and financial analysis, financial calculations and analysis of investment.... [-]