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Top 133 Masters Programs in Environmental Studies 2019/2020

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.

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.

 

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University of Eastern Finland

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 bi ... [+]

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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.... [-]

Finland Kuopio Joensuu
September 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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ISIGE - MINES ParisTech

For more than 25 years, the IGE specialist masters have trained experts able to understand the environmental issues of tomorrow. It is aimed at young professionals wishin ... [+]

Website: http://www.isige.mines-paristech.fr/formation/ige/

objectives

In a world of intense change, organizations face multiple challenges, among which environmental challenges play an important role: climate change, scarcity of resources, energy transition, loss of biodiversity, health issues ... They need managers and managers aware of these challenges, both creative and solution providers, but also able to develop a forward-looking vision in the longer term, to accompany these changes.

The IGE Master, while relying on its scientific DNA and its engineering culture, is renewed today to meet these needs and train these new managers. It offers young graduates and experienced executives from different backgrounds to translate their convictions into new skills for companies, taking part in a one-year adventure, between testimonies and meetings, experiments and various collaborations: a unique opportunity to the students explore the possibilities to draw the world of tomorrow, and reintroduce this spirit of enterprise and inventiveness into our societies.... [-]

France Île-de-France
September 2019
French
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
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University of Wollongong

The Master of Earth and Environmental Sciences is for students who wish to extend their knowledge and diversify their skill base within a range of sub-disciplines of the ... [+]

Course summary

The Master of Earth and Environmental Sciences is for students who wish to extend their knowledge and diversify their skill base within a range of sub-disciplines of the Earth and Environmental Sciences, and in particular, Environmental Science, Geology and Physical Geography.

What you will study

This degree will serve as a refresher programme for graduates wishing to explore specific combinations of topics in greater detail; a programme for professionals already practising aspects of Earth and Environmental Sciences seeking additional analytical skills, and as a stepping stone for graduates intending to proceed to a higher degree by research, upon completion of the programme.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
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English
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
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IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

The master program Environmental and Sustainability Management prepares you for the implementation of ecological and social strategies in companies. ... [+]

Sustainable business

Sustainable business is on everyone's lips. It can be studied at the IMC FH Krems: The extra-occupational master program Environmental and Sustainability Management qualifies you to take on responsible, relevant activities in the national and international occupational field.

target group

You want to take over senior and senior staff functions at national and international companies, associations or NGOs and research institutions. They plan and think responsibly and are interested in environmental, sustainability and energy management as well as corporate social responsibility (CSR).

career paths

The degree program enables you to support organizations in implementing environmental sustainability policies and strategies in terms of both corporate and social responsibility. They are able to handle resources with care and to plan and act responsibly both within and outside the company.... [-]

Austria Krems an der Donau
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German
Part-time
4 semesters
Campus
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Nalanda University

The School of Ecology and Environment Studies (SEES) is defining the Nalanda Model of sustainable and inclusive development. It has its roots in local traditions, li ... [+]

Masters Programs in Environmental Studies. School of Ecology and Environment Studies (SEES)

The School of Ecology and Environment Studies (SEES) is one of the first schools at the Nalanda University, which commenced its academic programme in August 2014. The School traverses a broad range of academic pursuits across natural sciences and social sciences, to promote education and research on the interactions between the natural environment and human activities. Rooted in the tradition of the ancient Nalanda University, the School aspires to generate critical understanding that will benefit the globe. The School also seeks to bridge the current gap in the study of environmental issues between the Western and the Eastern perspectives. It addresses pressing local, regional and global environmental problems of our times through education, research, collaborations, and policy recommendations.... [-]

India Patna
July 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Hamburg - School of Integrated Earth and Climate System Sciences (SICSS)

Interested in Climate Change? Join us! Unique approach: Students study all parts of the climate system, including economics and social sciences - Two years - Taught in En ... [+]

Master's Program in Integrated Climate System Sciences

The analysis and assessment of our climate and earth system increasingly require interdisciplinary competencies. The MSc ICSS program teaches across all subjects involved in climate research in order to provide a holistic picture of the climate system. Our interdisciplinary claim challenges the traditional subject-related teaching.

Through this approach and the imparting of interdisciplinary competencies, the MSc ICSS program has a unique selling proposition. The location in Hamburg with access to Germany`s hub for Climate research offers ideal study conditions.

Classes are limited to 20 students. This research-oriented program was re-accredited by ASIIN in 2018.... [-]

Germany Hamburg
October 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 semesters
Campus
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University of South Bohemia – Faculty of Science

The programme extends a successful Quantitative Ecology Module lead by prof. Jan Lepš, running since 2011. ... [+]

The programme extends a successful Quantitative Ecology Module lead by prof. Jan Lepš, running since 2011.

Students will be trained in modern ecology research. The courses are focused on ecological theory and analysis as well as interpretation of ecological data using modern computational approaches. The workload is about five courses per semester.

Strong emphasis is laid on the students' own research; almost half the credits are awarded for a research project to be conducted throughout the entire two years of study, and will be the basis of the Master Thesis. The best projects will likely be published with the student as the first author. The lecturers and Thesis supervisors lead high-quality research, often in close collaboration with Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences.... [-]

Czech Republic Ceske Budejovice
February 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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The University of Western Australia

Study a Master of Environmental Science and tap into UWA's long history of multidisciplinary research into a wide diversity of environmental systems, and its unique exper ... [+]

Overview

Study a Master of Environmental Science and tap into UWA's long history of multidisciplinary research into a wide diversity of environmental systems, and its unique experience in identifying long-term economic and planning-based solutions built on a rigorous understanding of environmental processes.

About the course

Environmental scientists assess the impact of human activity and develop scientific, risk-based solutions to help secure a sustainable global environment. An interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving is essential in this field, meaning that both the biological and earth sciences and studies in environmental planning and management are included. This course prepares you to deal with issues such as climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, and water resource management.... [-]

Australia Crawley
January 2020
English
Campus
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Victoria University of Wellington

Human impact, loss of biodiversity and a growing awareness of environmental change make conservation biology more important every day. ... [+]

Overview

Human impact, loss of biodiversity and a growing awareness of environmental change make conservation biology more important every day.

Linking conservation, ecology, biodiversity and sustainability, the Master of Conservation Biology is a one-year, 180-point professional Master's. You'll get the scientific expertise you need to do conservation work in New Zealand and around the world.

Wellington is an international hotspot for biodiversity and studying with the School of Biological Sciences you'll learn from world leaders in conservation practice—internationally respected scientists whose work informs the management of New Zealand’s unique biota.

Using theoretical and field-based approaches in a range of terrestrial and marine environments, you’ll explore the processes of conservation biology. Examine internationally renowned examples of conservation best practice in action, and gain skills in experimental design, the collection, and analysis of data and the presentation of research results.... [-]

New Zealand Wellington
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English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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Palacky University

The aim of the Foresight for Environment and Development program is to prepare foresight-focused professionals for careers in environment and development policy and pract ... [+]

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. ... [-]

Czech Republic Olomouc
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi

Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy (EMSE) is an interdisciplinary Master of Science Program based on a modern curriculum oriented towards the sustainability ... [+]

In brief Study domain: Environmental Engineering Language of instruction: This study program 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 semesters 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. Program Overview

Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy (EMSE) is an interdisciplinary Master of Science Program based on a modern curriculum oriented towards the sustainability of resources, processes, and energy. EMSE is the first English-taught master’s program in the field of Environmental Engineering in Romania (since 2010). Due to its performances in education and research, this program is ranked as the best in the country. The program offers in-depth knowledge in the Environmental field, thus perfectly responding to the HR training needs of companies, governmental/non-governmental organizations, research institutions, and policymakers.... [-]

Romania Iași
October 2019
English,Romanian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University Centre of the Westfjords

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.... [-]

Iceland Ísafjörður
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English
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
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Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Do you want to work in the field of artistic heritage and cultural management? This programme trains you to understand the nature and processes of cultural production, in ... [+]

CURRICULA

• Economics and Management of Arts and Cultural Activities (taught in Italian)

• Arts Management (taught in English)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates can pursue careers as managers responsible for the planning and organization of cultural activities and events with companies, cultural institutions and government agencies.

Possible career opportunities can be found in the following fields:

• Cultural projects management

• Conservation and enhancement of the arts

• Communications

• Arts management

• Economic consulting

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND ADMISSION

• Candidates must be assessed to confirm their possession of the minimum curricular and experiential requirements.... [-]

English
Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
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ILERI

A BAC 5 training unique in France to train high-level specialists capable of initiating and supporting the international and ecological development of the overseas territ ... [+]

A BAC 5 training unique in France to train high-level specialists capable of initiating and supporting the international and ecological development of the overseas territories.

Thanks to its overseas territories, France is the only nation in the world to be present in all major geostrategic basins, from the sub-Arctic to the Antarctic, from the Pacific to the Atlantic, from the polar to the tropical. Overseas, it is 2.7 million French guardians of a vast land and maritime territory as well as 80% of the national biodiversity.

The objective of this BAC 5, unpublished in France, is to train the future economic, industrial, associative and diplomatic leaders of the overseas territories in order to help the State, local authorities and local businesses to go overseas. showcases of the ecological and solidarity transition, as well as strategic projection platforms of France in the World.... [-]

France Puteaux
October 2019
English,French
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
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University of Zagreb - Faculty of Agriculture

The graduate study programme INTER-EnAgro offers theoretical and practical knowledge targeted at sustainable use and management of natural resources such as soil and wate ... [+]

Study programme - INTER-EnAgro General information

The graduate study programme INTER-EnAgro offers theoretical and practical knowledge targeted at sustainable use and management of natural resources such as soil and water as well as positive and negative effects of human activities, primarily agriculture, on these resources. The programme is designed as a continuation of undergraduate studies and enables the continuation of studies at the postgraduate level.

Based on the contemporary teaching process and completely English taught study programme (with the participation of national and international teachers), students will be able to acquire generic and field-specific competencies that are needed to achieve sustainable development goals and to work in different fields of agriculture, environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources. The objective is to educate experts who will have the knowledge, skills and competencies in the fundamental and applied scientific fields of agriculture, environmental protection and related natural, engineering and biotechnical sciences. Furthermore, the objective is to train students to participate in scientific research in the field of agriculture and environmental protection conducted in higher education institutions and scientific research institutes as well as for further education at the postgraduate study. Teaching in English enables participation in programmes at the international level and also facilitates the exchange of information, upgrading and enhancement of study contents, cooperation with an international partner and capacity building in teaching and research.... [-]

Croatia Zagreb
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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