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's in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Bergen

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

Masters in Environmental Studies in Europe 2018. 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 depends 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. Whether your goal is to shape public policy, become a resource economist, work for a big energy corporation, or pursue a career in commodity trading and financial products, the programme provides you with an excellent basis for a future career that encompasses crucial and relevant issues to modern society. ... [-]

Master in Coastal and Marine Management

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

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

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 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.). [+]

Masters in Environmental Studies in Europe 2018. 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. Foresight for Environment and Development (FED) is a graduate two-year full-time program. The aim of the program is to prepare foresight-focused professionals for careers in environment and development policy and practice. Foresight is the ability to predict what may happen or may be needed in the future, while considering the future as something that we can create or shape. Foresight assumes that the future is not pre-determined but can evolve in different directions. Foresight includes thinking about the future, debating the future and shaping the future, using participatory and... [-]

Master in Environmental Modelling

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Campus Full time September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

The “Environmental Modelling” field comprehensively trains students in the modelling of natural processes associated with inanimate nature, such as hydrological and hydraulic modelling, modelling of chemical processes and processes in the atmosphere. [+]

The “Environmental Modelling” field comprehensively trains students in the modelling of natural processes associated with inanimate nature, such as hydrological and hydraulic modelling, modelling of chemical processes and processes in the atmosphere. Guarantors of subjects from the ranks of scientists and teachers from Prague universities and research institutions – Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University, Czech Technical University – Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Danish Hydraulic Institute - DHI, a.s., Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v. v. i. and the Institute of Hydrodynamics AS CR, v. v. i. contribute to the high-level of the field. Graduates find jobs in operating, administrative, management, consulting, forecasting and research segments and are trained for activities in international expert and research teams. Suitable for graduates of following bachelor programmes and similar fields of study: Natural Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Engineering Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering, Informatics and Programming, Mathematics, Physics, Water Resources and Water Management, Hydraulics and Hydrology, Education with Focus on Natural Sciences [-]

MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment

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

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

Masters in Environmental Studies in Europe 2018. 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. How is the course taught? Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most imaginative environmental buildings in the UK, or in a mixture of the two. What qualification will you receive? Successful completion of the programme MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology leads to the award of Master of Science (MSc) by UEL. Modules include - Sustainability and adaptation concepts and planning - Ecosystem Services, Land use and Water and Waste Management - Adaptation Transformation Politics and Economics - Cities and Communities - Energy Flows in Buildings – Parts A and B... [-]

Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

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

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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. [-]

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, [+]

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). [-]

Master in Environmental Management

Central European University in Skalica (SEVS)
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Slovakia Skalica

Environmental management profiles the graduate as a multidisciplinary professional in the field of planning and management of sustainable development in all its aspects. It provides theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the protection of elements of the environment and influences of activities on the environment, from economic and legislative area, mediates progressive systems of management and project development, as well as instruments of environmental marketing supplemented with subjects of working with the public. [+]

Master in Environmental Management Characteristics of the study programme: Master’s study programme Environmental management accredited in the study field 4.3.3. Environmental management profiles the graduate as a multidisciplinary professional in the field of planning and management of sustainable development in all its aspects. It provides theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the protection of elements of the environment and influences of activities on the environment, from economic and legislative area, mediates progressive systems of management and project development, as well as instruments of environmental marketing supplemented with subjects of working with the public. The aim of the study programme is to prepare graduates with broad environmental and economic overview based on high-quality knowledge of disciplines following up on the protection and creation of environment in the context of sustainable development. The task of the study programme is to provide a theoretical base, practical experience and an interdisciplinary view on the solution of environmental problems for the creation and implementation of environmental policy and its instruments in the system of public administration and in the private sector. The study programme provides complex knowledge from environmental, economic, institutional and legal area with an emphasis on the management, coordination and evaluation of impacts of environment on human health. Education is interdisciplinary in all areas and studies are balanced in its share of natural scientific and socio-economic disciplines. The composition of the study programme will enable to prepare professionals for specific solutions depending on the needs of the praxis and in line with... [-]

Master's Degree in Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Romania Iasi

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. [+]

Masters in Environmental Studies in Europe 2018. 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. 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. The EMSE Master of Science Programe provides deeper knowledge and understanding in environmental management and related instruments, applied for sustainable production and consumption and sustainable energy use. The EMSE Master of Science Programme is based on a modern curriculum with basic and specific disciplines that give insight to environmental technology & management and sustainable energy. The state-of-the-art curriculum provides a clear and coherent line of study and at the same time it ensures a strong multidisciplinarity. The EMSE Master of Science Programme responds perfectly... [-]

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. [+]

Details available on http://www.iupware.be/

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. ... [-]

International Masters Programme in Palaeobiology

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

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 specialisation 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. [+]

Masters in Environmental Studies in Europe 2018. 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 specialisation 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 Masters programme 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 Masters thesis. Supplementary courses (SC) include field trips, language courses, and transferable skills. Master in Geosciences at FAU includes two fields of study: Palaeobiology – which provides theoretical framework in macroevolution, ecology, palaeoenvironmental reconstruction and statistical analysis Earth Systems Research Lab – which consists of individual fi eld- and specimen-based projects and provides students with skills such as preparation of funding applications, scientifi c writing and communication, as well as environmental and geochemical background for interdisciplinary collaborations Analytical techniques and equipment Internationally renowned stable isotope laboratory with focus on palaeoclimate and palaeoenvironmental reconstructions One-of-a-kind collection of carbonate thin sections, fossil preparation and thin section laboratory and a wide range of microscope imaging facilities Micro-computed tomography for 3D and non-invasive analysis of specimens... [-]

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 modelling 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. Classes are limited to 20 students. This research-oriented program was accredited by ASIIN in 2010. A master’s degree in Integrated Climate System Sciences lays the foundation for a career in science and research and qualifies students to pursue a doctoral degree. It further qualifies graduates for a career as climate science consultant or spokesperson in international organizations, as well as global enterprises and agencies. Curriculum The two-year curriculum consists of eleven modules. The first semester lays the foundation for the rest of the program (research skills, review of basic principles in mathematics and physics fort the climate sciences, functioning and variability of the climate system, principles of economic and social sciences). The second semester is... [-]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry. [+]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry.

Program goals

To give students a high level of understanding and advanced analytical skills in key areas of offshore and coastal engineering including: exploration of ocean resources, development of infrastructure of offshore oil and gas industry and marine transport. To satisfy students’ personal needs in qualified professional education on the basis of common cultural and professional competences including Federal State Educational Standards and requirements of job offers. ... [-]

Master In Terrestrial Biodiversity And Conservation On Islands

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 3 months September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The term "Biodiversity" is relatively recent and although it has become fashionable it is nothing other than "Biological Diversity", understanding this as the structural and functional variety of all life forms at a genetic level, populations, communities and ecosystems From a strictly biological point of view, its maintenance is unquestionable. [+]

The term "Biodiversity" is relatively recent and although it has become fashionable it is nothing other than "Biological Diversity", understanding this as the structural and functional variety of all life forms at a genetic level, populations, communities and ecosystems From a strictly biological point of view, its maintenance is unquestionable.

From the utilitarian perspective, biodiversity is extremely valuable for the goods it produces (food, medicines, fuels, etc.), for the services it performs (pollination, soil protection, nutrient cycles, etc.), for the information that contributes (scientific knowledge) and even as a carrier of psycho-spiritual values ​​(beauty, religion, senses, etc.). But the Conservation of biodiversity at the present time is much more, it becomes even a matter of survival especially in a territory as small as that of the Canary Islands, where mismanagement of resources, can be at least, more serious than in large territories where demographic pressure is lower.... [-]


Master in Ecology and Biodiversity

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Our Master’s programme in Ecology and Biodiversity will give you essential knowledge to understand nature’s complex connections and the relationships between species, their environment and climate. Evolutionary ecology and experimental design are important aspects of a programme where you will have opportunities to study empirical ecology in both the field and laboratory. [+]

Our Master’s programme in Ecology and Biodiversity will give you essential knowledge to understand nature’s complex connections and the relationships between species, their environment and climate. Evolutionary ecology and experimental design are important aspects of a programme where you will have opportunities to study empirical ecology in both the field and laboratory.

Reasons to choose Increasingly seminar based teaching provides many opportunities for interaction and discussions Broad training integrating evolutionary theory with experimental and analytical skills Flexibility to shape your studies to your own interests and career aspirations Programme structure

The Master’s program in Ecology and Biodiversity includes courses covering Evolutionary Ecology, Biodiversity, Experimental Design, and Science in Biological Research and Investigation. There is plenty of space within the programme to allow you to choose from a selection of additional elective and optional courses so you can pursue a programme adapted to your chosen interests and career aims.... [-]