Master Degree in Environmental Studies in Belgium

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Environmental Studies

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

While studying in an environmental studies program, a student may take some basic courses in math, physical science and economics. Main courses of study may include environmental ethics, political institutions and decision making and risk management. Usually a student is required to choose a specialization.

 

Belgium offers a market oriented higher-level education that is based on skills and innovation. The country's higher education institutions offer an interactive at the same time research oriented university education before joining the job market.

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Master of Water Resources Engineering (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Belgium Leuven

The MSc in Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries. It is jointly organized by KU Leuven and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The general programme objective is to educate professionals and scientists through multi-disciplinary and high-quality university education to contribute effectively to the development and management of local and global water resources. [+]

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The MSc in Water Resources Engineering addresses water-related issues in developed and developing countries. It is jointly organized by KU Leuven and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The general programme objective is to educate professionals and scientists through multi-disciplinary and high-quality university education to contribute effectively to the development and management of local and global water resources. The programme trains students with cutting-edge technical and managerial knowledge and skills to

successfully plan, design, operate and manage water resources projects; and advise and support authorities in decision-making and policy-making that enhance the safe exploitation and re-use of wastewater and the equitable distribution and conservation of local, regional, and global water resources. ... [-]

Master in Biology of Organisms and Ecology - Taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Mons

The Master’s Degree in Biology of Organisms and Ecology offers highly specialized training to understand current issues in biology and the environment. [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH. The Master’s Degree in Biology of Organisms and Ecology offers highly specialized training to understand current issues in biology and the environment. This programme covers a vast range of research fields including management of natural spaces, oceanography, marine biology, anthropology, entomology, ornithology... Emphasis is placed on rigorous foundations in the sciences both in the laboratory and in the field. Students may choose between three specialised study clusters developed and supported by the scientific work of our research laboratories. Outline of the programme The Master’s Degree in Biology of Organisms and Ecology offers state-of-the-art training supported by constant application of learning through internships in companies and/or laboratories in Belgium and abroad. The Institute of Biology at UMONS is involved in international research projects in such fields as marine biology and entomology (pollining insects), for example. The master’s thesis is completed during the two years of the programme, starting in the middle of the first year and finishing in the second year. During these two years, students will also have specialised courses to learn how to care for laboratory animals. These courses give rise to a certificate that is required to work with animals in laboratories. Special attention is given to learning scientific communication in both French and English thanks to research seminars and "Scientific Workshop Training". Students tailor their own curriculum (2/3 of the programme is electives) to include a great amount of lab work as well as internships in companies or in other academic... [-]