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.
The goal of an environmental studies program is to prepare students to solve environmental issues. This may include working in the government to create new laws and policies, working in the legal system to fight for environmental causes or working in the field to protect natural resources.
Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.
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A joint program of the Department of Life Sciences and the Albert Katz International School of Desert Studies [+]
In the face of the biodiversity crisis and the threat to ecological systems and the services they provide, our new program in Ecology, Conservation and Management aim at creating a new generation of scientists, experts, and field workers with a broad knowledge in the field of applicative ecology, conservation biology, and evolutionary ecology.
The program provides the students with a theoretical background in ecology and evolution, with emphasize on biodiversity, community dynamics and organism-level processes combined with methodological knowledge, including statistics, mathematics, model developing and assessment procedures specific to nature conservation and management.... [-]
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. [+]
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.... [-]
The Marine Science (MarS) Program takes advantage of KAUST’s location on the Red Sea, a living laboratory with great potential for exciting science. The program addresses the biology and ecology of the multitude of marine life forms. There is an intentional focus on the local Red Sea system, both as a primary study system and as a system with which general concepts from other marine systems can be compared. [+]
This course is constructed and delivered with a focus on experiential learning with chosen sites serving as labs. The students develop a contextual framework by extracting and extrapolating from real-time engagement in a specific place with a specific context. In these sites, an exploration is about a hands-on engagement with people and their lives, local flora and fauna and the land itself. [+]
Students on site, Photo Courtesy: Srishti FilmsVision
The Earth Education and Communication course at Srishti encourages students to get inspired by the relationships they personally form with the natural world as a complex system of interdependence and co-existence amidst survival and sustenance. We observe and investigate the porous boundaries that connect the human and more-than-human worlds with wonder and celebration. Most environmental concerns do not fit neatly into any one disciplinary knowledge system. We place significant value on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary problem-solving.While there are many worldviews and contentious viewpoints in allied fields that deal with environmental issues, in this course we critically inquire into "being human" and if it is possible to achieve a symbiotic relationship with the evolving natural world around us. We see humans as a species powered through centuries of evolution and the environment, a piece in a complex intricate puzzle and not at the top of the food chain or at the apex of power. We choose to ask- As an intelligent species how do we consciously engage with the natural world at work around us? Can we create symbiotic relationships that are driven by the intelligence of the body in its sensorial relationships with life?... [-]
In the first two terms teaching is given by leading experts from SPbU, partner universities, and R&D institutes. An opportunity to spend a semester studying at the University of Hamburg [+]
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME
In the first two terms teaching is given by leading experts from SPbU, partner universities, and R&D institutes. An opportunity to spend a semester studying at the University of Hamburg.
MAIN COURSESFundamentals of Comprehensive Study of Polar Regions Polar Science Communication and Outreach Periglacial Landscapes Quaternary paleogeography of Polar Regions Application of Geographic Information Systems and Differential Global Navigation Satellite Systems Water Objects of Polar and Upland Areas Permafrost Soils Social and Economic Aspects of the Arctic: Polar Medicine, Regional Policy in Permafrost Regions M. Sc. Integrated Climate System Sciences (University of Hamburg) ... [-]
The MPhil program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defense 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 program aims to train postgraduate students to conduct independent research in Atmospheric Environmental Science. Submission and successful defense of a thesis based on original research are required.Research Foci
The Environment Science Programs have three main research themes as follows:... [-]
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.... [-]
The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of Higher Education (HP) is 4 years. The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the FSES of HE is 240 ECTS points. [+]
The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of Higher Education (HP) is 4 years.
The study load of the master's programme specified by the FSES of HE is 120 ECTS points.
The programme is meant:to train highly qualified specialists in the field of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security who can prevent or minimize the damage to the environment caused by various types of human activities. Mastering of the programme enables students: to conduct independent research in the field of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security, which requires fundamental interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in the implementation of modern experimental methods; to implement expert analysis in the specific areas of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security; to conduct research in the field of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security. [-]
Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how environmental pollutants affect health. [+]
Master in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health
Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how environmental pollutants affect health. Knowledgeable, capable, and technically skilled personnel, that have both a practical and theoretical understanding of environmental health, are needed to undertake research and academic work so that they can apply their knowledge and skill to identify and prevent health and environmental problems. Skill graduates are also needed to identify or synthesize chemical or biological substances to cure or prevent diseases and to use their knowledge and expertise to add value to the natural resources.The program aims to prepare students for careers in public health, drug discovery and development and related fields that deal with the application of modern biology to practical contemporary problems. The program is research oriented and focuses on method development and more detailed technical issues. Graduates will be trained to be both thinkers and practitioners.... [-]
Ecology and environment protection is a profile that prepares highly qualified specialists that possess necessary competencies for ecology-oriented decision-making in the sphere of natural resource use and other sectors of national economy, management of greening process in manufacturing, determination of optimal ways for development and efficient management of natural resources. [+]
Ecology and environment protection is a profile that prepares highly qualified specialists that possess necessary competencies for ecology-oriented decision-making in the sphere of natural resource use and other sectors of national economy, management of greening process in manufacturing, determination of optimal ways for development and efficient management of natural resources.
Purpose: Preparation of qualified environmental professionals for the benefit of the ecologically safe development of the economy, solution of practical and theoretical ecological problems in research and practice sphere and teacher’s activity.
Relevance of education. Master degree holders of this profile can take positions in federal and regional nature protection and management of natural resources agencies (Ministry of natural resources and other agencies), in manufacturing, consulting, expert departments, offices, bureau, centers, companies, research institutes dealing with environment protection, in project organizations and other structures that carry out ecological activity, research and conduct ecological policy at a regional level.... [-]
Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time. [+]
Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time.Course Structure
The four-semester, 16-course iMEP program is designed to capture the skills necessary for a new generation of environmental leaders. It is the first in the world to draw together the important core requirements in environmental management and public policy. These include economics, political science, sociology, history, law, statistics and environmental science.... [-]
The increasing pressure on natural resources and rising environmental degradation is driving a demand for well-trained professionals in environmental sciences and management both by the private and public [+]
The increasing pressure on natural resources and rising environmental degradation is driving a demand for well-trained professionals in environmental sciences and management both by the private and public sectors. The programme balances research-based modules (e.g. Environmental Technologies; Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health) with management-related modules (e.g. Environmental Management; Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship) to train professionals that master the specific concepts and methods of environmental sciences and that are also able to implement environmental solutions in organisations and industries. A highly qualified body of international researchers from diverse scientific areas supports the programme, allowing students to be integrated into research projects and receive hands-on training in advanced methods and techniques in environmental sciences. This provides a dynamic and engaging learning environment where students can develop skills and acquire knowledge useful for a career in a number of environment-related areas. Ultimately, the programme aims to increase the supply of professionals that can contribute with solutions to the demanding environmental challenges that the world is facing.... [-]
Environmental Health is a fascinating, interdisciplinary field that explores the effects of human exposure to contaminants in the community, home, and workplace and uses this knowledge to improve public health. The MS program is designed to equip graduates of the program with the skills and knowledge necessary for professional and research careers in environmental health. [+]
The Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health (CII) offers the Master in Public Health (MPH) with specialization in Environmental Health or in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The Master in Public Health (MPH) is probably the most popular and recognized field of specialization in the public health sector. The program is taught entirely in English. It begins each year in September and finishes in November of the following year. The program relies upon an integrated, interdisciplinary curriculum taught by distinguished faculty from Cyprus University of Technology and other leading schools of public health.
The aim of the MPH program is to educate health professionals and other interested prospective students in acquiring the technical and soft skills required by the health professional employers of the 21st century, allowing our graduates to become the new leaders in public health. The program allows for the specialization of the student in two concentrations that will be offered in terms of academic and professional interests of students (Epidemiology & Biostatistics or Environmental Health). Another strength of the program is the Institute’s experience of >14 years in offering high quality Master programs due to its historical association with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health... [-]
The holder of the European Master in Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation of the principles of sustainable development in the company's policy and strategy. [+]
An interface between the different players in the company and its stakeholders (customers, suppliers, local residents, public and voluntary organizations ...), the European Master of the owner of Sustainable Development Management participates in the consideration and implementation implement sustainable development principles into policy and business strategy.
The qualities necessary to the manager of sustainable development are: patience and diplomacy. It is also necessary to know how to communicate especially popularize field of standards.
Acquire the following skills:Understanding the principles of sustainable development Know the principles and tools of communication Understanding of the types of management Know the main reference texts on the ICPE Know implementing eco-design in his business Knowing the impact of the supply chain on the environment Propose and implement actions to optimize energy consumption Acquire the HQE management methods Control regulations on waste Know the safety issues in the workplace Provide better working conditions for staff Insert the company in local life Advise and assist management from a diagnostic Sustainable Development Know how to build a performance evaluation system of sustainable development ... [-]
The purpose of the master's program - the fundamental training of highly qualified professionals with deep knowledge of modern ecology and [+]
Master's Program - Environmental Monitoring Place of study: Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine (IENiB), Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after MV Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia Education: Master
Qualification of the graduate: Master of engineering and technology The purpose of the master's program - the fundamental training of highly qualified professionals with deep knowledge of modern ecology and environmental monitoring, owning professional research and practical methods of environmental monitoring and capacity for independent research career.
Objects of professional activity:natural-territorial and territorial-production complexes, territorial socio-economic system of global, regional and local levels; government planning, control, monitoring, assessment of environmental components of all forms of economic activity; demographic processes, programs for sustainable development at all levels, education, education and health. ... [-]