Masters Degree in Environmental Studies in Africa

Top Master Degrees in Environmental Studies in Africa 2017

Environmental Studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

While studying in an environmental studies program, a student may take some basic courses in math, physical science and economics. Main courses of study may include environmental ethics, political institutions and decision making and risk management. Usually a student is required to choose a specialization.

 

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Master Program in Environmental Studies in Africa

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Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The SIA program is results oriented, and is designed to build knowledge and equip participants with the practical skills required to support responsible and sustainable agricultural investments. It will also facilitate knowledge sharing as participants exchange ideas and be exposed to advanced agricultural working methods that can transform perceived challenges into opportunities for sustainable investment in our country. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Environmental Studies in Africa 2017. The SIA program is results oriented, and is designed to build knowledge and equip participants with the practical skills required to support responsible and sustainable agricultural investments. It will also facilitate knowledge sharing as participants exchange ideas and be exposed to advanced agricultural working methods that can transform perceived challenges into opportunities for sustainable investment in our country. Topics An introduction to agricultural investment and business models Agricultural investments opportunities and the implications for sustainable development in the country; Developing robust legal and fiscal frameworks the country’s agricultural sector; Managing conflicts: Focus on land rights and tenure security; Financial modeling and Financial management; Understanding, negotiating and renegotiating investment contracts; Managing resources and environmental impacts, including addressing climate change concerns; Strategic planning and Development of SMART Action Plans. Program Delivery Module I will be delivered through a series of highly interactive classroom sessions, facilitated by experts within the sector and highly qualified faculty. Module II will involve a 5 day intensive exploratory tour of Israel, a major exporter of fresh produce and a world leader in agricultural technologies. It will involve study tours to a variety of well-established farms in Israel and participation in key lectures in established agricultural universities. Who Should Attend This program is designed for visionary leaders in the Government and other public sector officials whose responsibilities relate to investments in agriculture and rural development, who desire to achieve sustainable growth towards increased food security and to provide opportunities for wealth creation. Key Benefits Attending this program will: - Expose you to the most advanced agricultural working methods and to the investment opportunities that exist in the sector, and equip you with the necessary skills and tools to exploit them. - Give you access to potential investors in the agriculture sector for access to funding; - Give you a better understanding of the dynamics of agriculture investments and how they influence sustainable development; - Equip you with practical skills to manage resources and drive you to develop and implement actionable plans over the next year; - Provide you with an opportunity to engage in rich dialogue with other key decision makers and local and international industry experts.Attending this program will: - Expose you to the most advanced agricultural working methods and to the investment opportunities that exist in the sector, and equip you with the necessary skills and tools to exploit them. - Give you access to potential investors in the agriculture sector for access to funding; - Give you a better understanding of the dynamics of agriculture investments and how they influence sustainable development; - Equip you with practical skills to manage resources and drive you to develop and implement actionable plans over the next year; - Provide you with an opportunity to engage in rich dialogue with other key decision makers and local and international industry experts. [-]

MTech in Environmental Health

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

To provide students with the skills to conduct independent research through advanced problem solving skills, and the application of critical and reflective thinking in the field of Environmental Health. [+]

To provide students with the skills to conduct independent research through advanced problem solving skills, and the application of critical and reflective thinking in the field of Environmental Health. Admission requirements BTech Environmental Health. An average of 65% is required in the BTech programme. Contact details Name: Mrs Martha Chadyiwa Tel: 011 559 6239 / Email: mchadyiwa@uj.ac.za [-]

MPhil Aquaculture

University Of Cape Coast
Campus September 2017 Ghana Cape Coast

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme is of two years duration, comprising coursework in the first year and thesis research in the second year. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Environmental Studies in Africa 2017. The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme is of two years duration, comprising coursework in the first year and thesis research in the second year. Admission Requirements : Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a Second Class Lower Division or higher OR Bachelor's degree in Fisheries related course with a Second Class Lower Division or higher In addition, candidates must pass an oral interview Specific requirements for graduation: The course work assessment during the first year is based on assignments, reports from practical work as well as quizzes. These form 40% of the total exam mark. The End of Semester examinations constitute 60% of the total mark. A thesis research in the second year will starts after successfully completing the course work. Departmental seminar presentations are held to ascertain students’ progress and to allow faculty and other students make relevant inputs. The thesis is subjected to both external and internal review after submission by the student. If successful, an oral examination (viva) is held for the student. Upon successful defence, the department then recommends to the School of Graduate Studies to consider awarding the candidate for an award of MPhil degree in Aquaculture. Level 500 [-]

Master of Environmental Planning & Management

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

We are living in the century whereby environmental pressures such as global warming, ozone depletion, pollution, climate change, overexploitation of natural resources, altered land use and loss of biodiversity – coincide with a growing world population that needs food and an acceptable standard of living. [+]

We are living in the century whereby environmental pressures such as global warming, ozone depletion, pollution, climate change, overexploitation of natural resources, altered land use and loss of biodiversity – coincide with a growing world population that needs food and an acceptable standard of living. The complex nature of these environmental problems can be best understood and addressed through studies that cross traditional academic disciplinary boundaries. This applies to studies of both global-scale processes as well as those that occur at the local level. Entry requirements Holders of Bachelor of Environmental Planning and Management, Environment Studies; Environmental Studies (Planning and Management), Urban and Regional Planning. Bachelor of Science/Arts in Geography, Economics, Surveying, Geometrics and Geospatial Sciences, Land Economics, Building Economics, Estate Management, Housing Technology. Engineering, Sociology, Agriculture Forestry and Wildlife, Zoology or Botany. Bachelor of Architecture and Law. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade "C" and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization. Examination Candidates examinational shall be through written examination (CAT/Assignments and sit in examination)., practical examination (i.e. Studio) and research project (individual student). Certification Master of Environmental Planning and Management Master's by Project EPM 811: Planning Theory EPM 871: Site and Neighbourhood Planning - Studio I* ESU 801: Research Methods EPM 833: Computer Applications. and Geographic. Information System ESU 802: Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit ESU 800: Statistics EPM 842: Environmental Planning Law & Development Control EPM 831: Participatory and Advocacy Planning EPM 852: Transportation infrastructure Planning EPM 861: Planning for Disaster Preparedness and Mgt EPM 872: Urban Planning - Studio II EPM 873: Regional Planning - Studio IV EPM 874: Rural Planning - Studio III Year 2 EPM 892: Research Project NB: (1) All units are compulsory (2) 1 Studio unit = 2 units, Research project = 4 units [-]

Faculty of Environmental Science

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2017 Nigeria Enugu

The range of exposure and the scope of the academic programme in ESUT's Department of Architecture are designed to produce skilled, innovative and responsive architects who are capable of meeting the challenges of time in the building industry for both public and private sectors. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Environmental Studies in Africa 2017. Faculty of Environmental Science Architecture Philosophy The range of exposure and the scope of the academic programme in ESUT's Department of Architecture are designed to produce skilled, innovative and responsive architects who are capable of meeting the challenges of time in the building industry for both public and private sectors. Objectives The ESUT Department of Architecture is committed to a high quality of professional education aimed at producing architects that are capable of solving complex environmental design problems. Post Graduate Programmes The Department runs two programmes viz. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Architecture. 1.Post Graduate Diploma The Postgraduate Diploma (Architecture) is designed for two (2) semesters within a minimum period of 12 (twelve) calendar months to bring up students (candidates) who were unable to meet up with the minimum academic Final Cumulative Grade Point Average (FCGPA) of 3.00 on the five (5) point scale (or of any adjustment)--- from the studies of Bachelor of Sciences (Architecture) degree, or equivalent --- so as to qualify to apply for admission into the Master of Sciences (Architecture) programme in the Department of Architecture. 2.M.Sc. (Architecture) Degree The programme extends over a minimum of two academic years of two semesters each, with course work as well as research culminating in a Dissertation comprising a Report and Dissertation Design and Drawings, to be defended before an External Examiner. Duration of Programmes PGD: Full-time: 2 semesters minimum and 4 semesters maximum. M.Sc. - Full-time: 2 calendar years minimum and 4 calendar years maximum. M. Phil - Full-time: 2 semesters minimum and 4 semesters maximum. Ph. D. by Research - Full-time: minimum of six (6) semesters. Admission Requirements 1.The Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (PGD, Arch.) The following shall qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture:- Candidates with third class honours degrees or pass (minimum) or its equivalent from Nigerian or other recognized universities. Holders of the HND in Architecture with a credit level pass from recognized polytechnics. Holders of the OND or its equivalent in recognized or accredited institutions with at least 10 years of postgraduate cognate experience. 2.Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Architecture Candidates of Nigerian or other recognized universities, who have obtained the approved Bachelor's degree in Architecture with at least a second class honours or its equivalent. Holders of PGD in Architecture with a credit level pass from ESUT or any other recognized university. Requirements for Graduation 1.Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture To be eligible for the award of PGD a candidate shall pass all prescribed courses and have a CGPA of not less than 3.0 on 5 point scale. A candidate must also satisfy all other conditions stipulated by the School of Postgraduate Studies, and the Senate, ESUT. 2.Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Architecture To be eligible for the award of M.Sc. (Architecture), a candidate must pass all prescribed courses and have a CGPA of not less than 3.0 on a 5 point scale. A candidate must also satisfy all other conditions stipulated by the School of Postgraduate Studies, and the Senate, ESUT. Areas of Specialization Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (PGD Arch) As a remedial programme targeted to prepare a candidate for admission into the professional master's degree, the PGD (Arch) is designed without areas of specialization. Estate Management Objectives The programmes are geared towards providing enabling environment for critical studies and research to enhance further development of the theories and practice of Estate Management discipline. Accomplishment of the structured course-work and supervised research embodied in the form of a long essay, thesis and/or dissertation report will lead to the award of a postgraduate diploma or degrees in Estate Management. The programmes aim at fulfilling the following specific objectives in the process. To equip the graduates better to appreciate and respond more effectively to the ever-changing demands of the real estate investment markets and to the dynamics of political, socio-economic and technological environment. To position the graduates to understand the evolving contemporary real estate. management techniques and appraisal methodologies and land use and administration approaches and their adaptation to our national economy. To train and develop appropriate manpower to sustain teaching and research' in Estate Management in tertiary (Universities and Polytechnics) and research institutions. To provide avenue for allied professional who want to change their careers to Estate Surveying and Valuation. To produce graduates who are theoretically and scientifically current and competent to make effective contributions towards the national economic development. Mission Statement The Department of Estate Management is totally committed towards: The training and development of well-informed, self-confident, analytical and disciplined graduates and scholars who appreciate the complex legal, socio-economic, political and technological impacts on the land resource utilization, development, and management of land and the built environment not only within Nigeria but in any other society in the world. Research and development of concepts, theories and solutions to problems of land use, valuation and appraisals both within and beyond the Nigerian environment. The postgraduate programmes herein contained are geared towards training and development of a very high level manpower (graduates) in Estate Management discipline that will provide the requisite leadership in both academic and professional practice of Estate Surveying and Valuation in both private and public sectors of the economy. The graduate courses offered are in the areas of Valuation, Investment (feasibility and viability) Appraisals, Property Taxation, Facilities and Property Management, Land Administration and Development. The programmes are designed to foster critical analytical skill and scholarly investigations of issues and problems in the core areas of Estate Management. Programmes The Department offers the following postgraduate programmes: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Estate Management Master of Science (M.Sc.) Estate Management Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Estate Management Admission Requirements In addition to satisfying the general entry requirements for admission into school of Postgraduate Studies of ESUT, the candidate seeking admission into a postgraduate programme in Estate Management must also possess the following: 1.Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programme The PGD programme is a bridge programme. The following persons may apply for admission into the programme: Graduates from approved universities who hold a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree in related disciplines. Graduates who hold Third Class Honours Degree in Estate Management who must have spent not less than five years in professional practice in a recognized firm. Graduate. who hold Higher National Diploma (HND) in Estate Management with at least a credit pass or its equivalent from approved institutions. Holders of professional qualifications in Estate Management such as professional Diploma, ANIVS, FNIVS or their equivalents. In addition to any of the above, candidates seeking admission into the PGD programme must also possess the minimum entry requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in the Department. 2.Masters of Science (M.Sc) Degree Programme The following persons may apply for admission: Graduates with a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree in Estate Management from approved universities. Holders of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Estate Management of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) or other approved Universities with Final Cumulative Grade Point Average (FCCP A) not less than 3. 50 (on 5-point scale) or a credit pass. 3.Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme The following persons may apply for admission: Graduates from approved universities who possess Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Estate Management (in any of the specialization Areas). In addition to (i) above, the candidate should have a final Cumulative Grade Point Average (FCGPA) of not less than 3.50 on a 5-point scale. Candidates from institutions other than ESUT may be required In addition to the above-specified requirements to take additional courses as may be prescribed by the department. Duration of Programmes 1.Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programme The full-time Postgraduate Diploma Programme shall normally last for a minimum of two semesters. Part-time programme shall last for a minimum of four semesters. 2.Masters of Science (M.Sc) Degree Programme The full-time Master of Science Degree Programme shall normally last for a minimum of three semesters while the part-time programme shall last for a minimum of four semesters. 3.Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme The duration of the study for full-time candidates with M.Sc. degree In Estate Management shall be for a minimum of four semesters while part-time study shall last for a minimum of six semesters. Geography & Meteorology Introduction The global Environment Question came into Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) as a technological issue with the creation of the faculty of Environmental Sciences in 1985. In 1991 the faculty set up an Environmental Management programme for the principal aim of developing and training specialist Environmental Managers and monitoring the environment. After the 1992 summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the programme progressed beyond the common, 'what of the Environment' to ask how, where, when, why and eventually the bigger WHAT of the environment questions, which are more pertinent to environmental management and survival. It is known that food production and water resource development, industrialization and urbanization are essential elements of human existence, which have profound impacts on our environment. In the interest of Environmental sustainability, we now design our specific objectives at the post-graduate levels to address six main questions, viz: How do we control and manage our environmental pollution and degradation? How do we respond to climate change problems? How do we farm and how do we industrialize and or Urbanize in environment friendly ways? Where do we urbanize? How do we manage our land, air and water resources? How do we manage man-environmental hazard relationships? To answer these questions, the crucial issue of the assessment of the environment comes into play. Thus we ask: How do we develop our environmental resources? What are the positive and negative impacts of resources development on the environment? How do the economist, sociologist, psychologist, physical scientist and the ecologist etc perceive our actions? How do we reduce environmental pollution, climate change, flooding and environmental degradation to achieve environmental sustainability? What do we do to substitute 'poverty' with general affluence through appropriate environmental management practices? These questions which are very crucial to Nigerians today for tomorrow constitute the foci of our researches. The researches are not only evaluative but also descriptive, designative, predictive and prescriptive regarding the above crucial environmental questions. We therefore adopt international outlook and approach. Environmental issues such as water and atmospheric pollution and climate change problems involve trans-national boundaries. The Department of Geography and meteorology provides the necessary undergraduate base for these advanced questions. Philosophy The fundamental philosophy underlying the programme is the training of graduates from a wide range of discipline and backgrounds to the highest academic standards in the identification and resolution of environmental issues. Vision The programme will produce skilled manpower, trained specifically for environmental surveillance, monitoring and management as against the present practices where these tasks were performed by people trained in basic and applied sciences. The academic programme is also designed to provide the training needed for an understanding of environment and build upon this foundation by exploring in some depths, specific aspects such as resources depletion, recycling, re-use and the impact of science and technology Aims and Objectives Postgraduate programmes in environmental Management and control are designed to : Increase the students understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of environmental issues. Provide sound specialized and effective practical oriented training of course work fieldwork and research in environmental monitoring, management and control. Provide high-level skilled manpower with both academic and professional competence for tackling environmental issues in all their ramifications. Programmes The postgraduate programmes ESUT has in environmental management and control are as follows: PGD Environmental Management and Control (PGD EMC) Master of Environmental Management and Control (Master of EMC)(Professional) M.Sc Environmental Management and Control (M.Sc)(Academic) Ph.D Environmental Management and Control (Ph.d. EMC) General Regulations Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Environmental Management and Control (PGD EMC) The programme will consist of course work, field trip, practical, examination and short project (long essay) Admission Requirements The criteria for admission into the PGD programmes are as follows; Matriculation requirement of individual university including mathematics and English Language. The following categories of candidate are eligible for admission into the postgraduate diploma programme. Graduates of Enugu State University of Science and Technology or graduate from other approved Universities, who hold first degree classifications acceptable to Senate in the relevant fields of study. Graduates who hold good grades and/or experience of non first degree qualifications which are acceptable to Senate in the relevant fields of study. candidate with at least 3rd class or pass degree in Natural or Applied Science, Medical Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Education Science and Social Science. HND Upper Credit minimum or its equivalent in Natural or Applied Sciences, Agriculture and Engineering from recognized higher institutions may also be considered. Quantity Surveying Introduction The Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of environmental Sciences of Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, offers the following Postgraduates (PGD, M. Sc, Ph.D), Programmes in Quantity Surveying with specialization M. Sc and Ph.D in: Project management Construction management The programmes are board-based, designed for technocrats, business executives, academicians, practitioners and person who wish to develop other project, and cost management knowledge, practice, skills and research capabilities in the context of business, commerce and industry. Philosophy The programmes are rooted in the belief that the built environment industry mirrors the national economy. Economics that still have large mass of housing and infrastructure to provide and/or maintain for critical masses of their people have to put the industry in a front burner. The provision of high quality work force power to meet the challenges of a developing economy is indispensable. These challenges include requirements and research endeavours to promote the built environment industry and general development of the society. The programmes are therefore geared towards producing high quality manpower that will not only be self employing but employ others and could be of consultancy status in the fields of study. General Aim/Objectives The main aim of the programme is to enhance the student's marketability and self-reliance; equip them professionally, and academically by imparting sound knowledge, theory and practice of the arts and science of the application of project, construction and cost management and technological skills, techniques, knowledge, tools and processes to projects and operations. The graduates will be well grounded in the theory and practice of project, construction, or cost management and technology; be able to teach subjects in their area of specialization and also, advance the frontiers of the bodies of knowledge through scholarly research. Specifically, all graduates should be able to: Define, understand and handle complex construction and related problems, Develop and demonstrate leadership and team skills, Contribute to strategic decisions of their organizations Show competence and mastery in the- use of IT tools including project facilities, construction or cost management software. Communicate professionally, both orally and in writing Develop research capabilities, in the case of PhD students, able to demonstrate mastery, in the art and science of academic research and contribute new knowledge in his/her area Degrees awarded M.Sc, PhD Degrees. The academic degrees awarded are Master of Sciences (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in quantity surveying with specialization in Project Management, construction economics and infrastructure cost management. These are mainly for highly academically qualified candidates that aspire to teach and carry out research in project management construction economics and cost management of, infrastructure and related fields. The postgraduate diploma (PGD) is a remedial/transitory qualification for candidates whose deficiency are either academic or subject related, and cannot be admitted straight for the masters programme. Admission requirements The programmes are board based. Students of diverse backgrounds are accepted for the programmes. Postgraduates diploma programme The normal admission requirements for the Postgraduate diploma (PGD) programmes are: A bachelors degree in any of the cognate disciplines or third class or pass level division, in Quantity Surveying from ESUT or any other recognized University. Or, HND, not lower than pass level or equivalent qualification M.Sc Programme The normal admission requirements for the M. Sc programme are: Matriculation requirement of the university which is 5 0'level credit which must include English, Maths and Physics. An honours degree, not lower than second class lower division in Quantity Surveying for M. Sc from ESUT or any other recognized institution. A postgraduate diploma (PGD) in Quantity Surveying At least a HND (Upper Credit) minimum and a current registration of Quantity surveyors Registration board of Nigeria (QSRBN). In rare cases candidates that do not meet the required CGPA , but have relevant experience, as Project Managers, or other related positions may be accepted. PhD Programme The normal admission requirements for the PhD programme are: An honours degree, not lower than a first class division, or equivalent for ESUT or any other recognized University in construction or project management, Quantity Surveying or Cognate Discipline. Or, An honours degree, not lower than second class division, or equivalent qualification from ESUT or any other recognized University or other institution plus an M.Sc in Quantity Surveying, construction or project management or related field with not lower than 60% or 3.50 CGPA on a 5 point scale respectively, or equivalent on a 4.0 scale. An M. Phil in construction management or Quantity Surveying or equivalent with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a 5.0 Scale grading or equivalent on a 4.0 scale. In exceptional cases, experienced candidates with lower grade point but have highly revered professional qualifications may be accepted for the above programmes. These are however treated on a case-by-case and individual basis and may be required to audit some lower level courses. Admissions would be based on the availability of supervisions. Urban & Regional Planning Introduction Rapid population growth and the associated rapid rates of city growth coupled with technological changes have generated an increasing demand for planners on all aspects of human endeavours particularly in urban and rural areas of developing countries. The frightening rate of rural-urban migration and the concomitant physical, social, economic and cultural problems resulting from, or precipitated in urban areas calls for urgent need of planners with requisite academic, professional and technical skills and capacities to deal with such situations. On the other hand, the rural areas of Nigeria suffer from declining youth population, skilled manpower, finance, modernization of decaying agricultural production infrastructure and the much needed social amenities to cater for needs of over 70% of the country's population. These scenarios call for concerted efforts on part of government and universities to initiate new programmes as well as, redesign existing ones to meet the ever changing needs and challenges of sustainable national, physical and socio-economic development. The role of planners in this regard cannot be over-emphasized. Nigeria is in direct need of planners to help manage urban and rural spaces or areas. At the moment, competent academically and professionally trained planners are indeed only produced in very few Nigerian universities. The shortage of professional planners must be stemmed if chaos is to be mitigated in urban and rural spaces. This is why the department of Urban and Regional Planning Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) has seized the challenge given by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to reform its postgraduate programs to achieve demands for national development and international best practices. Graduate Diploma and Degrees The postgraduate programmes in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning are designed to meet the needs of both full-time and part-time students intending to become effectively involved in socio-economic and physical development planning profession in an ever dynamic environment such as Nigeria. Urban and Regional Planning is eclectic in scope and this is why the programmes are made sufficiently broad-based and flexible to bestride complementary environmental design and planning disciplines. This ensures that whilst meeting the general requirements of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and the Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC) on one hand and National Universities Commission (NUC) on the other, the programmes incorporate much of the social science-oriented urban and regional planning theory and methodology that normally lie beyond the scope of a town planning programme(s). To ensure their relevance and sustainability, experienced and competent planning experts, particularly urban and regional planners, both on full-time and part-time employment are made to man these programmes. These programmes are designed with a view to giving due weight to theory and practice through lectures, seminars, computer applications, studio demonstrations and field investigations. It is recognized that while enough premium should be placed on the practical aspects of the learning process, a rigorous theoretical foundation is very desirable for both studio and fieldwork. Philosophy the philosophy of the Postgraduate Urban and Regional Planning Programmes in ESUT, is built on intellectual leadership and the preparedness to confront spatial and environmental challenges. Hence each programme focuses on details providing practical training geared towards the effective planning and development of Nigeria cities, towns, villages and their surrounding regions in order to achieve national objectives in planning and development. Goals and Objectives The goal of the programmes is to produce planners registerable with NITP/TOPREC who are both academicians and core professionals. Against this background, the graduate degree programmes are designed with the goal of increasing the ability of students/participants to prepare regional, urban, town and village development plans by studying current practices and providing techniques for: Analysing and understanding how regions, cities, towns, and villages work and are likely to develop; Assessing the resources and constraints to effective planning and development; and Strengthening institutional capacities for the implementation of regional, urban, town and village development plans. Against this background, the following objectives predominate: To develop students' understanding of URP through the study of theories, methods and techniques for planning, designing and managing land use activities and environment; To assist the students to acquire constructive understanding of the social, economic, technological and legislative framework of society with the physical, social and economic processes in operation and, the potential capacities of the frameworks to make more coherent and relevant collaborative policy formulation and implementation; To provide students with varied practical experience of realistic planning problems; To encourage students to develop interest in planning skills and research methods; To contribute to the manpower requirements of the nation by educating and training of prospective planners and also offering of refresher courses to already registered planners through in-house/programme seminars, workshops and colloquium; and finally. To provide training and re-training programmes that will elevate sub-professionals to professional cadre of the discipline. PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION, ADMISSION AND REGULATIONS 1.Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in URP Admission Requirements Graduates of ESUT, or graduates from other universities acceptable to the Postgraduate School and Senate of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), who hold a minimum of Pass Degree in Urban and Regional Planning with relevant 5 years post qualification experience are eligible to apply for the one (1) academic year programme which comprises two semester course work and final year dissertation or project. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in Urban and Regional Planning with Upper Credit, or Lower Credit Pass with a minimum of five year practical experience(s), are also eligible to apply for admission for the one (1) year duration (as defined above) programme. Graduates of ESUT, or graduates from other Universities acceptable to Senate who hold a minimum of a Third Class Degree in Architecture, Building, Land Surveying; Civil Engineering, Geography, Estate Management, Economics, Sociology, Law and other related fields, as well as, Holders of HND or its equivalent in the relevant disciplines as mentioned above but with a minimum of lower credit pass with relevant post qualification experience of 5yrs are also eligible to apply for admission for the one (1) year programme. Duration of Study The minimum period of study is one (1) academic year. Students are however required to attain necessary prescribed number of hours per week during the period of the study. 2.Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) Programme Admission Requirements Graduates of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) or graduates from other recognized approved universities/institutions who hold or obtain a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) in Urban and Regional Planning or Third Class Degree with 5 years relevant post qualification experience in the same field are eligible to apply for admission, for two (2) academic years duration. Holders of Enugu State University of Science and Technology Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Urban and Regional Planning who score a FCGPA of not less than 2.5 are eligible to apply for admission for a two (2) year duration study programme. Graduates of Enugu State University of Science and Technology or graduates from other recognized Universities who hold a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Architecture, Surveying, Law, Economics Sociology, Civil Engineering or from any other cognate discipline are also eligible to apply for admission for the two year professional masters programme. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in Urban and Regional Planning with a minimum of Upper Credit pass, with relevant five years post graduation practical experience(s) may be eligible to apply for admission for the two (2) year duration programme (as defined above). Duration of Study The minimum period of study is two (2) years of twenty-four (24) calendar months for full-time students and forty-eight (48) months for part-time study. Students are required to obtain the prescribed number of hours per week/semester course work in each academic year. 3.Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree Programme Admission Requirements Graduates of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) or graduates from other recognized approved universities/institutions who hold or have obtained a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) in Urban and Regional Planning are eligible to apply for admission, for the two (2) year programme. Holders of Enugu State University of Science and Technology Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Urban and Regional Planning who score a FCGPA of not less than 3.0 may be eligible to apply for admission. Graduates of Enugu State University of Science and Technology or graduates from other recognized Universities who hold a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with a cumulative grade point average of not less 3.0 in Architecture, Surveying, Law, Economics, Sociology, Civil Engineering or any other cognate subject may also be eligible to apply for admission for the two year programme. Graduate of Professional Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) from ESUT or other recognized universities with a CGPA of less than 3.0 or cumulative grade score less than 60%. Holders of Master of Science (MSc.) degrees in cognate disciplines of Architecture, Surveying, Law, Economics, Sociology, Civil Engineering or any other related fields from ESUT or other recognized universities desirous of becoming registered with NITP/TOPREC may be eligible for admission for the M.Sc (URP) programme. In addition to the above qualification(s), candidates shall be required to satisfy all other conditions stipulated by the Department and the Postgraduate School of the University. Duration of Study The minimum period of study is two (2) years comprising twenty-four (24) calendar months for full-time students and forty-eight (48) months for part-time study. Students are required to obtain the prescribed number of hours per week/semester course work in each academic year. 4.Master of Philosophy (M.PHIL)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.d) Programmes Admission Requirements Admission into a particular area of study depends on availability of a suitable supervisor for an M.Phill/Ph.D thesis in that area. Candidates who are interested in pursuing an M.Phil/Ph.D programme are therefore advised to make prior enquires from the Head of Department before sending in an application. Candidate must satisfy the following requirements: Candidate with a first class degree in Urban and Regional Planning. Graduate of professional Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning with a cumulative score of not less than 60%. Candidate with M.Sc. degree who failed to score up to 60% cumulative average in Urban and Regional Planning. Candidate with M.Sc. degree who scores up to 60% cumulative average in any of the cognate disciplines of Architecture, Surveying, Law, Economics, Sociology, Civil Engineering or any other related subject from ESUT or any approved university are also eligible to apply for admission for the one year course work study. In addition to the above-stated qualifications, a candidate shall be required to satisfy all other conditions stipulated by the Department and the PG school of the University. Duration of Study The minimum period of study for the M.Phil programme is one (1) academic year. Students are however required to attain necessary prescribed number of hours per week during the period of study. [-]

International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM)

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time September 2017 France Angers Laval Nantes Guingamp Vannes Papeete Reunion (Fr.) Saint-Denis + 7 more

This International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM) has the objective of training future managers with a variety of skills in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, sustainable development and project management. [+]

This International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM) has the objective of training future managers with a variety of skills in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, sustainable development and project management. The program is taught in English. UCO offers only the second year of this Master degree. It is designed for students who have graduated with a Bachelor of Arts or Science in any of the life and natural sciences AND who have completed their first year of a Master degree in a related field (biology, ecology, geography, environment, chemistry, geology, urban planning...). However, students from varied academic backgrounds such as engineering, law and management focused on environmental issues are encouraged to apply to the program. OVERVIEW During this year in environmental management you will use quantitative methods and analytical tools to manage natural and urban environments. You will learn the fundamentals of ecological theory and project management including scope definition, work planning, resource and risk management, along with human relations skills. As a graduate of this program, you’ll have an international perspective on sustainable development and environmental monitoring throughout study cases, fieldtrips, data collection and laboratory work. An internship at the end of your second year will allow you to use the skills needed to conduct independent field research projects in natural or urban environments (direct observation and data collection, research design, field methodology…). The internship can be conducted in Europe or abroad. 

 You’ll be a student at the biology department at UCO at the Faculty of science in the Loire River Valley in France where they conduct thesis-level research related to conservation and ecological management in a real-world setting. 
Industry and agencies seek scientists with project management skills, and graduates of this program will be in high demand. This program trains future managers in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, business and project management. Job roles for graduates include planning and implementation of resource management for public agencies, helping corporations develop and implement sustainable practices, analyzing how well a private agricultural firm’s policies meet sustainability standards, and overseeing new urban construction projects to minimize environmental impact. Upon completion of their curriculum students should be able to: evaluate the structure and function of ecological systems and how they are affected by biotic and abiotic forces design and conduct field research projects and analyze project data integrate principles of project management and tools of scientific analysis into effective environmental management propose sustainable environmental management policies by integrating biological, social and management components apply global understanding and environmental management and sustainability skills to the workplace Some typical careers in the field include: Policy Analyst Restoration Ecologist Land Manager Sustainability Assessor Environmental Educator Environmental Regulator Program Manager Urban Planner Curriculum FALL SEMESTER Sustainable Development Ecology and Biodiversity Environmental Pollution Biomonitoring Ligerian Ecology Urban Ecology Ehtics SPRING SEMESTER Internship The main objective of the internship (minimum 2 months) is to provide students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained through the program to real-world scenarios. UCO can help finding an internship, but encourages students to find their work placement on their own and train themselves in preparing an application. The Internship will take place in the last semester of the program in France or abroad and will be subjected to the approval of the course coordinator. The internship can be undertaken in collaboration with central or regional governments, companies, consultancies or research institutes and should have a subject that correlates with the student’s interest in a specific area of study of the program. The faculty of science at UCO will remain the main academic contact and will coordinate and guide the student throughout his internship. Admission requirements graduated with a Bachelor of Arts or Science in any of the life and natural sciences must have completed their first year of a Master degree in a related field (biology, ecology, geography, environment, chemistry, geology, urban planning...) students from a varied academic background such as engineering, law and management focused on environmental issues are encouraged to apply to the program International students must meet some the following admission requirements: L level AB mention TOEFL score of 79 or higher on the Internet-based test or its equivalent in other forms TOEIC score of 600 or higher IELTS score of 6.0 or higher GRE score of 1000 or higher Or GMAT score of 500 or higher Non-French students should also meet the following admission requirement: DELF test score of B1 or higher Non-French speaking students are highly encouraged to enrol in the French language program CIDEF at UCO for at least one month in the summer prior the start of term in September. You can find more information under our CIDEF website: http://www.uco.fr/l-universite/facultes- instituts/centre-international-d-etudes-francaises-614.kjsp?RH=SITE1_RP4-FR [-]

Specialized Master-quality Security Environment & CSR

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2017 Senegal Dakar

Companies today face new challenges in view of the increased competitive pressure both in Africa and worldwide. This implies that managers know both master the "routine management" of the company with a higher level of quality while reducing costs and know initiate and manage projects "management - development" aimed at increasing discriminant value of their activity in the medium and long terms. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Environmental Studies in Africa 2017. Companies today face new challenges in view of the increased competitive pressure both in Africa and worldwide. This implies that managers know both master the "routine management" of the company with a higher level of quality while reducing costs and know initiate and manage projects "management - development" aimed at increasing discriminant value of their activity in the medium and long terms. To successfully achieve both objectives simultaneously, managers must of course know the basic tools and methods of management: accounting - finance, strategy, marketing, human resource management, business law and labor law, etc. They must also master the Quality Management and Sustainable Development, which integrates the various specialties of management in a coherent system. This is especially knowing implement methods that ensure the quality of management by making compatible social, environmental and economic objectives This program aims whose implementation obeys the BMD system and the methodological guide program design ISO 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. It lasts four semesters divided into specialties and offering the student a rich and varied horizon on the development of skills in the company and in its national and international environment. To obtain the Master in Quality Sustainability, beyond the validation of the student teaching units should have a memory, and support the pass. What background for the Master Managers who firstly are equipped with proven academic skills suitable for doctoral studies 3rd cycle through research in the specialty units of other Managers with professional skills proven quality Sustainable Development with a course leading to a qualification and a high level of employability. THIS PROGRAM OFFERED - Purchasing: Increased access to resources, reinforcement of relations with suppliers, pride of collaboration - Commercial activities: Improved access to capital, profitability, management control, pride of your customers - Operations: Reduce the social and environmental impact activities, neighborly relationship with local associations, better understanding of your business activities - Marketing: Market development, new and existing, reinforcing the image of trademarks, product competitive advantage, better understanding of new customer expectations by proximity strengthened market information - Assets: Safety of assets, valuation of your business and profit of the shareholders present and / or future - Institutions: Influence and recognition, better social investment and citizens, development of new networks and communication channels , reputation - Management: Top managements of risks, setting legal compliance (duty) and more (CSR is voluntary), strategic development and organizational learning (the faster you are, the less lag you will catch up), innovation - Resources Human: Resourcing, management of hygiene and security, human capital development, staff security: Loyalty - shareholders: Fidelity as the intangible value of your company will increase pride. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION In Master 1 Semester 1 (M1S1) must hold a Bachelors degree as Sustainable Development, Management or equivalent degree in the Master 1 Semester 2 (M1S2) must hold a Bachelors degree as Development sustainable and have validated the semester 1 Master in the specialty or an equivalent degree in the field. In Master 2 Semester 3 (M2S3) Hold a Bachelors degree in Sustainability and quality have validated semesters 1 and 2 of the Master in the specialty or an equivalent degree in the field. In Master 2 Semester 4 (M2S4) Hold a Bachelors degree in Quality and Sustainable Development, and have validated semesters 1 2 or 3 of the Master in the specialty or an equivalent degree in the field. LANGUAGES • English • Japanese • Chinese • Fulani and Mandinka business This training path aims to meet the growing need for quality management (quality standards, safety and respect for the environment), observed in all public and private organizations . It aims to: Train managers in quality and Sustainable Development, auditors, consultants and experts in the fields of safety, quality ... in organizations, which take into account the human potential organizations. Make them learn innovative methods to enable them to fit the constraints of limited budgets of organizations with improving the integral quality of operation, products and services to customers and to the user. Through the specialty train graduates to the African and international dimensions of business and able to support the company's growth and to master the challenges of new digital and green economies. To produce graduates of management functions to sustain their business but also allow for studies of searches in the third cycle. - Responsible QSE Integrated Quality - Quality Manager - Quality Consultant or QSE - Quality Project Managers - Managers CSR Programme [-]

Master Ecology And Sustainable Development

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time September 2017 France Angers

This master (bac + 5) trains executives with multi-skills in ecology of natural resources, urban ecology and environmental management in a sustainable development perspective. [+]

TRAINING OBJECTIVES Acquire knowledge and depth skills in different areas of the environment Learning to manage environmental issues through two routes to choose from: Ecology course of natural resources and sustainable development (ERNDD) facing the management of natural and anthropogenic Urban ecology course and sustainable development (EUDD) facing the management of urban ecosystems Ability to validate the IT and Internet Certificate Level 2: environmental activities and sustainable development (c2i2 MEAD). + THE TRAINING Success rate close to 100% Human scale workforce Personalized monitoring of the student Professionalizing of studies: Internship 4 months in the first year and 6 months in 2nd year Professional contract Possibility of 2nd year [training schedule adapted to alternately linked to time in Company] Tutored project in 2nd year The possibility of a semester and / or internship abroad Suitable equipment and infrastructure A vibrant student life Study tours on the themes of eco-construction and applied ecology. TRADES AND SECTORS Official representative or responsible for environmental studies Eco-Environmental Advisor / Planning Head of Sustainable Development Project Manager natural spaces Environmental Engineer Responsible for communication and mediation Development Officer and animation of the territory Independant consultant Responsible for regulatory monitoring studies Independent consultant to construction companies Domain: Science, Technology and Health Mention: Ecology, Environment Specialty: Ecology and Sustainable Development ADMISSION Hold a license (to enter M1) or M1 (to enter M2) in the following areas: biology, ecology, environment, geography, urban planning, architecture, civil engineering or energy engineering Possibility to take the training in continuing education: VAE and VAF Admission by application and interview TUITION FEES From € 3,700 / year (based on revenue) Eligible training to higher education scholarships. [-]

MPhil in Built Environment specialisms

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4  August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Built Environment specialisms is aimed at students with a good honours degree or significant work experience and professional qualifications, who wish to undertake a research-based masters degree. As an MPhil student you will critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic and demonstrate an understanding of research methods in the built environment subject area. You will present and successfully... [+]

Best Master Degrees in Environmental Studies in Africa 2017. Built Environment specialisms - MPhil The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Built Environment specialisms is aimed at students with a good honours degree or significant work experience and professional qualifications, who wish to undertake a research-based masters degree. As an MPhil student you will critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic and demonstrate an understanding of research methods in the built environment subject area. You will present and successfully defend a thesis by oral examination to be awarded the degree. If you wish to develop research and analytical skills, this course is appropriate to you. If you are a professional wishing to gain postgraduate qualifications, but do not want to undertake a taught masters programme, this is an alternative. Careers & professional development If you register for the MPhil you may be approved for transfer to a PhD after an initial period of registration and demonstration through a progress report of the development of your research into a PhD. Recent students graduating from a research masters degree have followed careers in academia and industry. Subject overview The Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (IaSE) research group is dedicated to supporting the construction, infrastructure, property and facilities management industries through research. We work in collaboration with the industry to progress research and development in the built environment. Our strengths lie in the integration of various aspects of built environment research, close collaboration with industry and academic skill based on a long tradition of education for industry. This ensures that our research is well-grounded and relevant to the needs of industry. Research topics Research topics covered include: - building structures and materials - construction and project management - design and architectural studies - disability and the built environment - facilities management - housing management and maintenance - inclusive design - pedagogic research - corporate real estate - regeneration - sustainable construction and development - transport studies - value, demand and supply chain management - waste and recycling [-]

Master of the Built Environment in the Field of Housing (MBE Housing)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing. [+]

MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing. Benefits of the programme The MBE Housing develops practical, managerial, analytical, and spatial skills as well as social and cultural sensitivities to meet housing challenges in the unevenly developing world. Curriculum Outline/Modules taught Housing Theory Concepts and Policy (20 points) Housing Finance and Law (20 points) Social and Technical Sustainability in Housing (20 points) Management of Existing Housing Stock or Housing Seminar on Upgrading of Informal Settlements (20 points) Research Methods (10 points) Research Report (90 points) Closing dates 31 August (non-South African students) 31 October (South African citizens and permanent residents) The closing date for short courses is one week before start of the course. [-]

MA/MSc in Environmental Anthropology

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Interdisciplinary study into how societies are influenced by the environment & how they manage natural resources and hazards. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Environmental Studies in Africa 2017. Interdisciplinary study into how societies are influenced by the environment & how they manage natural resources and hazards. The Masters programme in Environmental Anthropology aims to offer you the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge of how different societies are influenced by the environment and manage natural resources and hazards, in relation to issues in human ecology, biodiversity management, sustainable development, environmental change and the practical applications of such knowledge. The aims include ensuring that as a graduate you will have a range of both practical and evaluative skills, and experience of conducting empirical or other applied research, to allow you to pursue work as a researcher or to inform whatever position you take up in the future. It is expected that such work might be undertaken in conjunction with a range of organisations including national or international environmental bodies, governmental departments, and non-governmental organisations. Our Anthropology research degree allows you to specialise in Environmental Anthropology. Doctoral degrees usually require three to four years of preparation, fieldwork and writing. Research students often forge independent linkages with overseas institutions, while many work with the numerous research fellows and staff in several research centres in the department, particularly the new Centre for Biocultural Diversity, and with our various partners, such as the Institute for Ecology in Bandung, Indonesia, the Centre for International Forestry Research in Indonesia, the Global Diversity Foundation. Course Structure The programme is taken over one year full-time, two years part-time. In each academic year there are three terms. Teaching for coursework takes place in the first and second terms. During the third term and the summer period students prepare their dissertation on a topic that reflects their own individual interests and experience. (Please note: All module offerings are subject to change and availability is not guaranteed) Features of the programme We follow an experiential and interactive learning method. We continue to experiment with ways of lecturing, running seminars and workshops, writing exams, designing assignments, supervising students, and evaluating essays and theses, to ensure that students learn by doing and so internalise substantive knowledge as well as the methods used by environmental anthropologists. A typical student will take assessed modules in Environmental Anthropology, Ethnobiological Knowledge Systems, Contemporary Ethnography, Social Anthropology and Research Methods. These modules involve a combination of lectures, seminar discussions and practical laboratories. Additionally students may opt to audit modules taught in DICE (the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology) on conservation biology, nature and tourism and the international wildlife trade. There are also informal workshop series in Practical Methods in Conservation Social Science (jointly held with DICE), cultural domain analysis, research design, and computer applications. There are also field trips to various gardens, zoos and museums in the Kent area, such as the Powell-Cotton Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, the Eden Project, the Brogdale National Fruit collection and the Aviary at Leeds Castle. Often taking time throughout the whole course to prepare for and carry out, the dissertation project is the culmination of the programme. Students often apply for funding from outside bodies and receive support from the department for overseas studies. They prepare proposals, practice methods, arrange for permits and letters of consent, and often take language classes to prepare for roughly 8 weeks of research between April and July 1st. They then write a 15,000 word dissertation that goes beyond a simple research report to argue a theoretical point and discuss research findings in much wider contexts. Increasingly, students are going on to publish edited versions of these projects, and are making substantive contributions to the research, development or conservation projects they work with. [-]

MPhil in Fisheries Science

University of Ghana
Campus Full time September 2017 Ghana Accra

YEAR 1 (24 credits minimum and 36 credits maximum for Year 1). Course Codes. OCFS 603 Coastal Zone Management 2. OCFS 605 Statistics and Computing 2 [+]

M.PHIL FISHERIES SCIENCE

YEAR 1 (24 credits minimum and 36 credits maximum for Year 1)

Course Codes

OCFS 603 Coastal Zone Management 2 OCFS 605 Statistics and Computing 2 OCFS 610 Seminar I 3 FISH 611 Ecology of Fishes 3 FISH 612 Aquaculture 3 FISH 613 Fisheries Resource Dynamics and Assessment 3 FISH 617 Fisheries Techniques 2 FISH 618 Fish Physiology

ELECTIVES

(A minimum of 5 credits to be selected in consultation with the supervising lecturer and may depend on the student’s research area)

Course Codes

OCFS 601 Aquatic Environmental Studies 2 OCNO 611 Biological Oceanography 3 OCNO 613 Chemical Oceanography 3 OCNO 615 Physical Oceanography 3 OCNO 617 Oceanographic Techniques 2 OCNO 619 Marine Geoscience 3 OCNO 622 Law of the Sea 1 OCNO 624 Ecology of Estuaries 2 OCNO 626 Ecology and Conservation of Higher Marine Vertebrates 2 OCNO 632 Marine Botany 2 FISH 614 Conservation and Preservation of Fisheries ... [-]

MPhil / PhD in Environmental Science

University of Ghana
Campus Full time September 2017 Ghana Accra

The aim of the M.Phil Programme in Environmental Science is to provide graduate education in the causes, effects and control of environmental problems, particularly in Ghana, for graduates in the basic sciences and closely related disciplines. The role of the environmental scientist is seen as of responsibility for monitorial, investigational and advisory [+]

M.PHIL ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

The aim of the M.Phil Programme in Environmental Science is to provide graduate education in the causes, effects and control of environmental problems, particularly in Ghana, for graduates in the basic sciences and closely related disciplines. The role of the environmental scientist is seen as of responsibility for monitorial, investigational and advisory functions in the management of the environment. The programme comprises of two semesters of taught courses followed by one year’s research from the area of specialization. The syllabus is divided into two sections. Candidates are required to choose a minimum of two out of the courses in Section B, which are electives.... [-]