Masters in Environmental Studies in Europe

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Environmental Studies

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.

 

 

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Master in Ecology

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 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.... [-]


International Masters Program in Palaeobiology

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany Nuremberg

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.... [-]


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 Environmental and Sustainability Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2018 Austria Krems an der Donau

The topic of sustainable management is on everyone’s lips. At IMC Krems, you can study it! Graduates are in a position to support companies and organisations with the implementation of sustainable initiatives and strategies. A strong sense of environmental responsibility is central to their plans and activities, whether on the client or the supplier side. [+]

The topic of sustainable management is on everyone’s lips. At IMC Krems, you can study it! Graduates are in a position to support companies and organisations with the implementation of sustainable initiatives and strategies. A strong sense of environmental responsibility is central to their plans and activities, whether on the client or the supplier side.

As the programme is lectured in German exclusively, further information is available in German only on our website www.fh-krems.ac.at.

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Master in Water and Environmental Management

Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OAMK)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Finland Oulu

Water and environmental issues are a global concern in both private and public sectors. Master's degree programme in Water and environmental management enhances participants' knowledge and skills allowing them to build a career in water and environmental management and provides them a practical understanding of water and environmental engineering concepts. [+]

Overview

Water and environmental issues are of global concern in both private and public sectors. Environmental management needs a holistic and interdisciplinary view and understanding of the principles of sustainable development and rational use of natural resources.

The master's degree programme in Water and Environmental management enhances participants' knowledge and skills allowing them to build a career in water and environmental management. It also provides students a practical understanding of water and environmental engineering concepts. Especially the interactions between water, land, and air are emphasized. The participants gain experience of the most recent tools to be utilized in water and environmental management projects with the consultants, contractors and public authorities. International contacts are an essential asset when dealing with multinational development tasks.... [-]


Master in Environmental Management

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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). [-]

Postgraduate Level Single Module

Dublin City University | DCU Connected - Excellence in Online Education
Online Part time 1 semester September 2018 Ireland Dublin

As a Postgraduate Single Module (PGSM) student, you will undertake Masters-level (level 9 on the national framework of qualifications) modules for personal achievement or continual professional development (CPD) without having to commit to studying towards an exit award. This means you can study online, on your own schedule, for one semester on a topic of interest, including Information Technology, Management of Operations or Environmental Management. [+]

This Postgraduate Programme recently participated successfully in the accreditation process conducted with DCU Business School by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world's oldest and most prestigious global accrediting body for business schools. AACSB accreditation is widely recognised as the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools.

Introduction

As a Postgraduate Single Module (PGSM) student, you will undertake Masters-level (level 9 on the national framework of qualifications) modules for personal achievement or continual professional development (CPD) without having to commit to studying towards an exit award. This means you can study online, on your own schedule, for one semester on a topic of interest, including Information Technology, Management of Operations or Environmental Management.... [-]


Master's Degree in Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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's in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

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

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

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's Degree in Inland Water Quality Assessment

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Spain Madrid

This Master’s Degree aims to train students in subjects related to the assessment of water quality subject to the European Directive on Water Quality in order to defend their professional careers in research in the management of the problems associated with water quality from a Pan-European perspective. [+]

Skills and professional training

This Master’s Degree aims to train students in subjects related to the assessment of water quality subject to the European Directive on Water Quality in order to defend their professional careers in research in the management of the problems associated with water quality from a Pan-European perspective. In this way, students will be able to participate in research projects and/or management plans for water quality in any European country. Past editions of this Master’s Degree’s Degree have been extremely successful with a subsequent employment rate of 75% of graduates working in question-related to water quality in several European and non-European countries.... [-]


Master in Coastal and Marine Management

University Centre of the Westfjords
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2018 Iceland Ísafjörður + 1 more

Master in Coastal and Marine Management is a cross-disciplinary resource management program that focuses on coastal and marine issues and mainly draws... [+]

Coastal and Marine Management is an international, interdisciplinary Master's degree in the field of resource management. The programme emphasises ideas and methods from ecology, sociology, economics and business studies. Students completing the programme have knowledge of the diverse and valuable resources of the coast and the sea, understand their current condition, and have gathered tools and expertise to drive the sustainable use of marine resources.

The course language, including all teaching, is English. The University Centre of the Westfjords offers this programme in co-operation with the University of Akureyri. Teaching takes place in Ísafjörður.

Entry requirementsThe main condition for acceptance is that applicants have completed a Bachelor's degree; whether a BA, BSc or BEd. Emphasis is placed on the applicant justifying their reasons and explaining how they hope to link the programme to their previous education and experience. An application form is available, in both electronic and pdf format, on the University Centre website.... [-]


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.... [-]


MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment

Centre for Alternative Technology
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Machynlleth + 2 more

The MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment (SABE) focuses on sustainable building and environmental [+]

Masters in Environmental Building

Climate change poses two key challenges to modern architecture: how can buildings be made sustainable, and how can they be designed to take account of the effects of climate change? This masters degree faces these challenges through a unique combination of academic study with hands-on practical work, giving you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to develop an environmental career in the built environment sector.

The course uses the concepts of sustainability and adaptation transformation to frame an understanding of the built environment at the community and individual buildings level. Key building issues covered by the course include energy management and low energy design, sustainable materials, environmental performance assessment and energy provision. Students may further pursue interests in urban design, communities, ecology, water, ecological sanitation, politics and economics.... [-]


Master in Foresight for Environment and Development

Palacky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic Olomouc

The aim of the Foresight for Environment and Development program is to prepare foresight-focused professionals for careers in environment and development policy and practice. The duration of the program is 2 years. Students will be awarded the title of “Magister”, abbreviated as “Mgr.” which is equivalent to the Master of Science (M.Sc.). [+]

Palacký University Olomouc

Palacký University, established in 1573, is one of the leading centres of teaching and research in the Czech Republic. It comprises eight faculties at the present time and offers degrees in a wide range of disciplines, including medicine and other natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, as well as legal education. In the recent years, one of the highest priorities of the University is to strengthen international cooperation with other higher education institutions. Up to date, more than 1 700 international students study at Palacký University.

Palacký University is located in historical but dynamic city of Olomouc. The town itself is very old and picturesque and it is surrounded by sports facilities and nature. The city of Olomouc is well-known for its high density of university students: over 24 000 students in the city of 100 000 inhabitants make Olomouc the city with the highest density of university students in Central Europe. ... [-]


Master in Environmental Governance

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of the Environmental Governance study programme is to develop competencies in environmental governance and management. The programme covers main environmental study fields. Among others programme includes developing skills in public management, administration, e-governance and public service provision. [+]

Why this study programme?

The aim of the Environmental Governance study programme is to develop competencies in environmental governance and management. The programme covers main environmental study fields. Among others programme includes developing skills in public management, administration, e-governance and public service provision.

The programme focuses on providing leadership skills in environmental governance that would help teams in public and non-profit organisations to create greater value for wide range of citizens.

Entry requirements Graduates of university bachelor's studies in any study field can apply to this programme; English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. International mobility possibilities ... [-]