Master Program in Environmental Studies in Finland

Find Masters Programs in Environmental Studies in Finland 2018/2019

Environmental Studies

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The goals of an environmental studies program include finding ways to increase energy efficiency, minimize pollution, increase environmental awareness and encourage alternative energy use. The main focus for students is to learn how to assess and solve environmental problems.

 

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

Top Master Programs in Environmental Studies in Finland 2018/2019

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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 Biology of Environmental Change (BEC)

University of Eastern Finland
Campus 2 years August 2019 Finland 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. [+]

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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 in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC)

University of Eastern Finland
Campus 2 years August 2019 Finland Kuopio

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 in Environmental Health And Technology

University of Eastern Finland
Campus 2 years August 2019 Finland Kuopio

Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Health and Technology (main subject environmental science) is a highly multidisciplinary and research-orientated programme. Students of this programme will have a comprehensive understanding of human exposure and health effects of environmental agents, such as air pollutants, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, and chemicals as well as technological solutions to reduce exposures and subsequent effects. [+]

About

Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Health and Technology (main subject environmental science) is a highly multidisciplinary and research-orientated programme. Students of this programme will have a comprehensive understanding of human exposure and health effects of environmental agents, such as air pollutants, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, and chemicals as well as technological solutions to reduce exposures and subsequent effects. One important aim is to learn the methods needed for producing a meaningful risk assessment from such information.

Eligibility

An eligible applicant should have at least a lower university degree (BSc) in environmental or biological sciences, obtained at an internationally recognized and accredited university or higher education institution.... [-]