Master Degree in Environmental Studies

Top 137 Masters Programs in Environmental Studies 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.

 

Masters Program in Environmental Studies

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Master in Ecology

Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 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.... [-]


Environmental Science

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Boston

The environment and sustainability program, housed in the School of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, is at the forefront of research to determine the wise use and management of complex natural systems. [+]

Environmental Science / Environmental Studies

The environment and sustainability program, housed in the School of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, is at the forefront of research to determine the wise use and management of complex natural systems.

What to Expect

As an environmental science major in the School of Earth, Ocean and the Environment, you will have the opportunity to place emphasis in a variety of areas including natural systems, water resources, weather and climate, energy or humans and the environment, you will learn how to conduct hypothesis-driven research and communicate your knowledge both orally and in writing.

The environmental studies major emphasizes humanities and social sciences, with major credit courses in the environment, politics, history, economics, and literature.... [-]


Master in Ecology

University of South Bohemia – Faculty of Science
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Czech Republic Ceske Budejovice

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 both the ecological theory and the analysis and interpretation of ecological data using modern computational approaches. The workload is about five courses per semester.

High emphasis is laid on the students' own research; almost half of the credits are acquired for the long-term master project (you work on the project throughout your whole master study). Consequently, the best projects get published with the student as the first author. The lecturers and theses leaders run high-quality research projects and closely cooperate with the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences.... [-]


International Masters Program in Palaeobiology

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Germany Nuremberg Erlangen + 1 more

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 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's Degree in Ecology, Conservation and Management

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Israel Be'er Sheva

A joint program of the Department of Life Sciences and the Albert Katz International School of Desert Studies [+]

Course content

In the face of the biodiversity crisis and the threat to ecological systems and the services they provide, our new program in Ecology, Conservation and Management aim at creating a new generation of scientists, experts, and field workers with a broad knowledge in the field of applicative ecology, conservation biology, and evolutionary ecology.

The program provides the students with a theoretical background in ecology and evolution, with emphasize on biodiversity, community dynamics and organism-level processes combined with methodological knowledge, including statistics, mathematics, model developing and assessment procedures specific to nature conservation and management.... [-]


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.... [-]


Masters in Ecology and Environment Studies

Nalanda University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 India Patna

Rooted in the tradition of the ancient Nalanda University, the School aspires to develop knowledge on environmental issues that transcend constraints imposed by disciplinary boundaries. It promotes research and education on various environmental problems at local, regional and global levels. The unique environmental challenges of Asia are recognized by the School, and studies relevant to the region are emphasized. [+]

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Nalanda University was established following the passage of the Nalanda University Act 2010 in both the Houses of the Indian Parliament. The academic operations at the University started from September 2014.

Legacy of Ancient Nalanda

Since the hallmark of the ancient Nalanda University was its internationalism, the new Nalanda’s idea is also premised on the same. It is a revival university which takes its name from its ancient predecessor which remains the oldest known centre of organized higher education in the world. Given the huge resonance of Nalanda, especially in East Asia, it was decided that a new Nalanda University be established close to the site of the original.... [-]


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 September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

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.... [-]


Master's in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

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

The objective of the master's programme is to educate the next generation of interdisciplinary managers in the fields of energy and natural resources. [+]

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 Environmental Management and Sustainable Energy

Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Of Iasi
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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.... [-]


Postgraduate Level Single Module

Dublin City University | DCU Connected - Excellence in Online Education
Online Part time 1 semester January 2019 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 Program in Integrated Climate System Sciences

University of Hamburg - School of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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.... [-]


Master in Coastal and Marine Management

University Centre of the Westfjords
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2019 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.... [-]