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.
Hong Kong is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Macau.
Top Master Programs in Environmental Sciences in Hong Kong 2018/2019
The MPhil programme aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesis based on original research are required. [+]
Offered by the Division of Environment and Suitability, the programmes are supported with the following research foci and state-of-the-art facilities. It aims to provide students with a deeper understanding of environmental science and related policies so as to help increase their abilities in tackling the environment and generating meaningful solutions.Research Foci
The Division’s main areas of focus are:Atmospheric science and air pollution Oceanic science and water pollution Climate change policy and adaptations Sustainability Healthy living environment
We also work at the points where these areas intersect, such as the scientific understanding of management strategies and policy formulations.... [-]
ESPM is an interdisciplinary research and education programme covering a wide spectrum of environmental interests. The research programmes focus on the dynamics and interconnection of scientific, technological, environmental socio-economic and policy challenges facing the world. [+]
We are living in a world facing serious interrelated environmental problems, including climate change, pervasive pollution, reduction in biodiversity, and looming supply constraints for a number of key natural resources. Individually, and especially in combination, these issues pose serious challenges to sustainable development.
The Division of Environment and Sustainability has been created to meet such challenges. Our faculty members have diverse backgrounds in science, engineering, business, and social sciences to provide integrated and cutting-edge education and research on global environmental issues and emerging solutions.
Our postgraduate programmes offer students a great opportunity to gain a broader understanding of environmental science and related policies to help increase their understanding of the issues involved in tackling the environment and their ability to generate meaningful solutions.... [-]
The MPhil programme aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Marine Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesis based on original research are required. [+]
The Environment has been degrading at an alarming rate mainly due to the unsustainable development and the unsustainable use of natural resources. Although environmental conservation has developed significantly over the past few decades, environmental problems have been evolving both in terms of nature and scale. Methods of resolving many environmental problems remain controversial.
The MPhil programme aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Marine Environmental Science. Submission and successful defence of a thesis based on original research are required.Research Foci
The Environment Science Programmes have three main research themes as follows:... [-]