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.
Distance education or distance learning is a way of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present on campus.
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The Sustainability and Adaptation masters degree gives you the knowledge and skills to plan for adapting to environmental change. The MSc programme provides the opportunity to develop [+]
Masters in Environmental Science and Policy
A flexible Master’s degree designed to develop a rigorous understanding of transformational responses to climate change. Taught at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), which pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, this is the first MSc course to properly integrate and the social, political, economic and practical aspects of living with environmental change.
This Master’s degree tackles these themes through a combination of academic study, discussion and hands-on practical work. We give our MSc students the knowledge, skills and experience needed to develop a career in the environmental sector and make an impact. The programme draws on our expert staff (https://gse.cat.org.uk/index.php/postgraduate-courses/msc-sustainability-and-adaptation/sa-staff-profiles) and a wide selection of academics and special guest lecturers; people who have made exceptional contributions to environmental thinking and action.... [-]
The programme is designed as an institutional collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and SASA (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture), a government facility which houses the UK wildlife DNA forensics laboratory. Students will have a unique opportunity to learn from internationally recognized specialists in the application of genetic analysis to conservation management and wildlife forensics. [+]
Within conservation science there is increasing recognition of the value of genetic data to support management decisions, however, scientists and managers with the skills and knowledge to apply population genetic theory to conservation practice are lacking. Within this arena, wildlife forensics is an exciting new field that is attracting increasing global attention in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.
The Cert/Dip/MSc in Applied Conservation Genetics with Wildlife Forensics aims to provide a blend of theoretical and practical education in the application of genetic data to wildlife management and conservation law enforcement. The programme will cover all essential aspects, from population genetic theory, through data analysis, to the considerations involved in the interpretation and transfer of scientific findings to management, policy and criminal investigation.... [-]
Learn how to help engineer a biobased future from the top experts in the field at the #1 ranked agricultural university in the world. [+]
The world is moving from using fossil resources to sustainable biobased resources. In this new world, it’s critical to determine if alternative biobased resources have the potential to become truly sustainable and economically viable. For companies in this industry, it’s important to know the challenges that lie ahead. This MicroMasters Program is intended for those currently working in the energy, chemical, and biotech industries. It will focus on the use of chemical and biotechnological approaches for the production of energy-carriers, polymers, chemical building blocks and materials from renewable resources and waste streams. Completion of this MicroMasters Program in Biobased Sciences will enable you to discover new resources and help your company make the switch from fossil to renewable, biobased resources.... [-]
The Master aims to train professionals to apply in practice the approach to ethics, sustainability and social and environmental responsibility in business models and existing business, as well as other public and private organizations, such as non profit profit organizations or public administration. [+]
The overall objective of this Master is to analyze and deepen the concept and multiple dimensions of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR), with emphasis on the applicability of existing management tools and assessment policies and strategies implemented in all levels within organizations integrate CSR and mechanisms for dialogue and interaction with key stakeholders or interest groups.
The Master aims to train professionals to apply in practice the approach to ethics, sustainability and social and environmental responsibility in business models and existing business, as well as other public and private organizations, such as non profit profit organizations or public administration.... [-]
The curriculum developed for this Master brings together the necessary tools to learn how to identify energy needs and propose the application of techniques for saving and efficient use of energy as well as integrate the knowledge acquired in the field of sustainability and energy efficiency. [+]
There is a worldwide need for research, optimization and use of new energy sources. Companies and individuals are increasingly demanding the development of new intelligent solutions to integrate the bioclimatic approach and ensure that energy efficiency is increased.
This situation, coupled with the increase of renewable energy worldwide, implies the need for specialized professionals and technicians with very specific training in the development of these projects. In response to this need, the IMF Business School and Camilo José Cela University developed this Master in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency.
The curriculum developed for this Master brings together the necessary tools to learn how to identify energy needs and propose the application of techniques for saving and efficient use of energy as well as integrate the knowledge acquired in the field of sustainability and energy efficiency.... [-]
The Master in Sustainability consists of three titles in a single accreditation (Technical, Expert and Master). These securities are directed to the three respective segments [+]
PROGRAM LANGUAGE: ITALIAN
Master of Sustainability The Master in Sustainability consists of three titles in a single accreditation (Technical, Expert, and Master). These securities are directed to the three respective segments of the labor market. Accredited curriculum expertise in this area of specialization and allow a professional consolidation easier.CONTENTS:TITLE: TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS1. SOCIAL EDUCATION- Social Education- Social Origins of Education- The social educator- Social Skills professional educator- Code of ethics for professional practice of social education2. TECHNICAL TOOLS AND SOCIAL EDUCATION- Techniques and diagnostic tools- Communication skills- Technical education- Technical evaluation- The game as a tool of social education3. VALUES EDUCATION: A REFERENCE FOR SOCIAL EDUCATION- Values education: a reference for social education- Some interventions from youth workers by education in values- The educator / her business: innovation in times of crisis4. SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION- Social Education and Community Development- The community as a territory intervention- The third sector and social education5. SOCIAL AND FAMILY EDUCATION- The family- Socio-educational intervention in the family context- Example of intervention: families of people with disabilities- The abuse and risky situations at the household levelTITLE: EXPERT IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION6. THE PROBLEM OF DEVELOPMENT- Introduction- Development and Underdevelopment7. GENERAL APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION- Introduction: the urgent necessity of international development cooperation- The actors involved in international development cooperation- The nature of international development cooperation- The terms of international development cooperation8. METHODOLOGY OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION- The management of the project cycle- The logical framework approach9. IMPACT EVALUATION OF PROGRAMS-... [-]