Masters Programs in Environmental Studies

Compare 134 Masters Programs in Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Are you interested in the state of the Earth? Do you perhaps enjoy recycling, support alternative energy sources, and like to be conscious about your own personal use of energy? Then a Master in Environmental Studies can turn your interest in the health of the Earth and environment into a successful and promising career.

With a Master in Environmental Studies, students explore the combination of the physical and biological fields of science to help solve environmental problems. Environmental scientists are searching for concrete answers and practical solutions to help minimize pollution, increase energy efficiency, promote alternative forms of energy, and increase awareness of environmental issues and sustainability. This is an extremely practical science, and with a Master in Environmental Studies, you are doing your part to save the Earth.

With a Master in Environmental Studies, students can specialize in such fields as Environmental Resources, Rural Development, Engineering Sciences and Sustainability, just to name a few. So if these sound of interest to you, we recommend you to click on the links and find out more about the Master in Environmental Studies programs that are out there waiting for you!

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Master in Ecology

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

This is an education for you that have a bachelor degree in biology and wish to get a more advanced knowledge in ecology to increase your possibilities to get an advanced job within companies and governments or the merit yourself for future studies as a Ph.D. student. [+]

Master's Program in Ecology

This is an education for you that have a bachelor degree in biology and wish to get a more advanced knowledge in ecology to increase your possibilities to get an advanced job within companies and governments or the merit yourself for future studies as a Ph.D. student.The master program in ecology will give you an advanced knowledge of ecological theory that is necessary for planning and executing research and nature conservation. The education is closely linked to the research conducted at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science. Most of the practical exercises have their focus on northern ecosystems but the education is still highly international since general theory and global environmental problems like overfishing, forestry, river regulations, pollution and climate changes are central themes in many courses.The education gives skills to identify and characterize ecological problems plan and execute investigations and determine and study biological material. You will also learn how to analyze data statistically and how to present and interpret the results in a report. All courses in the master program are given in English.... [-]


Environmental Science

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Boston

The environment and sustainability program, housed in the School of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, is at the forefront of research to determine the wise use and management of complex natural systems. [+]

Environmental Science / Environmental Studies

The environment and sustainability program, housed in the School of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, is at the forefront of research to determine the wise use and management of complex natural systems.

What to Expect

As an environmental science major in the School of Earth, Ocean and the Environment, you will have the opportunity to place emphasis in a variety of areas including natural systems, water resources, weather and climate, energy or humans and the environment, you will learn how to conduct hypothesis-driven research and communicate your knowledge both orally and in writing.

The environmental studies major emphasizes humanities and social sciences, with major credit courses in the environment, politics, history, economics, and literature.... [-]


Master's Degree in Desert Studies

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Israel Be'er Sheva

This innovative, multidisciplinary program in Desert Studies is structured to provide an integrated approach, offering students exceptional opportunities to pursue a combination of basic and applied research. Students are exposed to a wide range of disciplines complementary to their track of study. [+]

Course content

This innovative, multidisciplinary program in Desert Studies is structured to provide an integrated approach, offering students exceptional opportunities to pursue a combination of basic and applied research. Students are exposed to a wide range of disciplines complementary to their track of study.

The program offers the following tracks of study:

✔ Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands

✔ Irrigation and Plant Environment

✔ Ecology of Drylands (Relevant to students who have started their MSc studies before October 2016)

✔ Solar Energy and the Environmental Physics

✔ Environmental and Aquatic Microbiology

✔ Environmental Studies... [-]


International Masters Program in Palaeobiology

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Germany Nuremberg Erlangen + 1 more

The acute theme of global climate change and its impact on organisms and ecosystems requires a new generation of scientists. We provide theoretical concepts of macroecology and macroevolution, as well as statistical techniques and scientific programming in palaeobiology. The second pillar of this specialization is the reconstruction of fossil environments and their local and global controls. We focus on carbonate systems, which are the result of the metabolic activity of organisms and thus reflect the interplay of the biosphere and the earth-system at large. [+]

The acute theme of global climate change and its impact on organisms and ecosystems requires a new generation of scientists. We provide theoretical concepts of macroecology and macroevolution, as well as statistical techniques and scientific programming in palaeobiology. The second pillar of this specialization is the reconstruction of fossil environments and their local and global controls. We focus on carbonate systems, which are the result of the metabolic activity of organisms and thus reflect the interplay of the biosphere and the earth-system at large.

The Master's program consists of four semesters with 30 credit points (ECTS) each. In addition to compulsory courses, students can choose supplementary activities, including language classes or additional field excursions. The last semester is dedicated to the Master's thesis. Supplementary courses (SC) include field trips, language courses, and transferable skills.... [-]


Masters in Ecology and Environment Studies

Nalanda University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 India Patna

Rooted in the tradition of the ancient Nalanda University, the School aspires to develop knowledge on environmental issues that transcend constraints imposed by disciplinary boundaries. It promotes research and education on various environmental problems at local, regional and global levels. The unique environmental challenges of Asia are recognized by the School, and studies relevant to the region are emphasized. [+]

Masters in Environmental Studies.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Nalanda University was established following the passage of the Nalanda University Act 2010 in both the Houses of the Indian Parliament. The academic operations at the University started from September 2014.

Legacy of Ancient Nalanda

Since the hallmark of the ancient Nalanda University was its internationalism, the new Nalanda’s idea is also premised on the same. It is a revival university which takes its name from its ancient predecessor which remains the oldest known centre of organized higher education in the world. Given the huge resonance of Nalanda, especially in East Asia, it was decided that a new Nalanda University be established close to the site of the original.... [-]


Master in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC)

University of Eastern Finland
Campus 2 years August 2019 Finland Kuopio Joensuu

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. [+]

About

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.... [-]


Master of Environmental Science

The University of Western Australia
Campus January 2019 Australia Crawley

Study a Master of Environmental Science and tap into UWA's long history of multidisciplinary research into a wide diversity of environmental systems, and its unique experience in identifying long-term economic and planning-based solutions built on a rigorous understanding of environmental processes. [+]

Overview

Study a Master of Environmental Science and tap into UWA's long history of multidisciplinary research into a wide diversity of environmental systems, and its unique experience in identifying long-term economic and planning-based solutions built on a rigorous understanding of environmental processes.

About the course

Environmental scientists assess the impact of human activity and develop scientific, risk-based solutions to help secure a sustainable global environment. An interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving is essential in this field, meaning that both the biological and earth sciences and studies in environmental planning and management are included. This course prepares you to deal with issues such as climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, and water resource management.... [-]


Master's Degree in Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Romania Iași

The EMSE Program is recommended to graduates in engineering and environmental studies, ecologist, biologists, chemists and other professionals which will appreciate the important multi- and inter-disciplinary dimension of this master of science program. [+]

In brief Study domain: Environmental Engineering Language of instruction: This study programme is offered both in English and Romanian. Type of studies:: Full time, Master of Science Program Standard length of studies (in years) & number of semesters: 2 years/4 semesters Number of ECTS Credits (on semester and on length of studies): 30 credits/semester, 120 credits in total Academic calendar (starting and ending dates of the courses): October 1st – June 30th. Extended to September 30th for re-examinations.

The Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy (EMSE) Master Program mission is to train specialists in the field of Environmental Science and Engineering (according to MO – Official Monitor 5644/2012) which fits perfectly the TUIASI mission, its educational and research objectives and development strategy.... [-]


Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

The master program Environmental and Sustainability Management prepares you for the implementation of ecological and social strategies in companies. [+]

Sustainable business

Sustainable business is on everyone's lips. It can be studied at the IMC FH Krems: The extra-occupational master program Environmental and Sustainability Management qualifies you to take on responsible, relevant activities in the national and international occupational field.

target group

You want to take over senior and senior staff functions at national and international companies, associations or NGOs and research institutions. They plan and think responsibly and are interested in environmental, sustainability and energy management as well as corporate social responsibility (CSR).

career paths

The degree program enables you to support organizations in implementing environmental sustainability policies and strategies in terms of both corporate and social responsibility. They are able to handle resources with care and to plan and act responsibly both within and outside the company.... [-]


Master's in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Norway Bergen

The objective of the master's programme is to educate the next generation of interdisciplinary managers in the fields of energy and natural resources. [+]

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration ECTS credits: 120 Duration: two years

NHH is one of few business schools in the world where you can specialise in business within the energy sector and graduates from this master’s programme are in great demand. This programme aims to educate the next generation of interdisciplinary managers in the fields of energy and natural resource development.

Future development and prosperity depend largely on access to energy sources and secure, reliable supplies of natural resources. Exploitation of these resources has a significant impact on the environment and getting the balance right is a critical factor in the commercial world where business sustainability is increasingly defined by factors going beyond the bottom line.... [-]


Master on Water Awareness, Consciousness Knowledge and Management

International Telematic University UNINETTUNO
Online Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Italy Rome

The Master’ Course in "Water Awareness, Consciousness, Knowledge and Management" was born to offer a high-level holistic training on the issue of water and water resources, with a focus on the development of a robust culture on water and based on the two main aspects that are represented by the awareness and widespread and inclusive approach to water as the main source of life. [+]

The Master’ Course in "Water Awareness, Consciousness, Knowledge and Management" was born to offer a high-level holistic training on the issue of water and water resources, with a focus on the development of a robust culture on water and based on the two main aspects that are represented by the awareness and widespread and inclusive approach to water as the main source of life.

Through videolessons and live streaming classrooms with professors selected among the best expert of the sector, the Master’s Course offers a training focused on global values and knowledge, though having local verticalization and applications.

The additional contribution of businessmen, managers, civil servants, diplomats, and scholars is useful to share the managerial experiences that are functional to the necessary interplay between theoretical learning and practical applications that make easier and enhance also the creation of a network of worldwide human and social relationships.... [-]


Master in Ecology

University of South Bohemia – Faculty of Science
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Ceske Budejovice

The programme extends a successful Quantitative Ecology Module lead by prof. Jan Lepš, running since 2011. [+]

The programme extends a successful Quantitative Ecology Module lead by prof. Jan Lepš, running since 2011.

Students will be trained in modern ecology research. The courses are focused on ecological theory and analysis as well as interpretation of ecological data using modern computational approaches. The workload is about five courses per semester.

Strong emphasis is laid on the students' own research; almost half the credits are awarded for a research project to be conducted throughout the entire two years of study, and will be the basis of the Master Thesis. The best projects will likely be published with the student as the first author. The lecturers and Thesis supervisors lead high-quality research, often in close collaboration with Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences.... [-]


Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina

The Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (Professional) program focuses on Environmental Management as well as Urban Design & Planning. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component.

Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real-world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation.... [-]


Master's Program in Integrated Climate System Sciences

University of Hamburg - School of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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 Management

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

The New Interfaculty Master’s Degree Program “Environmental Management” is a joint initiative of three Warsaw University Faculties (Biology, Chemistry, and Management), in which the prepared, interdisciplinary scientific courses are focused on a modern approach to sustainable exploitation and the protection of the natural environment. [+]

Master in Environmental ManagementThe New Interfaculty Master’s Degree Program “Environmental Management” is a joint initiative of three Warsaw University Faculties (Biology, Chemistry, and Management), in which the prepared, interdisciplinary scientific courses are focused on a modern approach to sustainable exploitation and the protection of the natural environment.Students of the Interfaculty Master’s Degree Program “Environmental Management” will:

gather complex theoretical and practical knowledge of legal, organizational, and social considerations of environmental protection, in agreement with the State Environmental Policy and the European Commission guidelines. learn the financial and economic measures of environmental management and protection, and acquire the ability to make decisions in the area of financial and legal aspects of environmental management, which includes project management, techniques of modeling and simulation in business processes, and advanced computer technology that is used in environmental management. know the biological basis of environmental management and protection, such as methods of determining protected areas, planning protective activities, and implementing agri-environmental programs. gather knowledge of the most up to date analytical technologies that are applied in soil, water, and air improvement and remediation. learn new, “green chemistry” technologies that are used in environmental biotechnology, materials engineering, and energetics. acquire information on sustainable natural resource exploitation (natural resource economics), methods of local and global environmental threats assessment, usage of strategic environmental assessment (SEA), environmental impact assessment (EIA), and environmental risk management (ERM). [-]