Masters in Environmental Studies in Asia

Top Masters Degrees in Environmental Studies in Asia 2018

Environmental Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

The goal of an environmental studies program is to prepare students to solve environmental issues. This may include working in the government to create new laws and policies, working in the legal system to fight for environmental causes or working in the field to protect natural resources.

 

 

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

Masters Program in Environmental Studies in Asia

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MPhil in Environmental Science, Policy and Management

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Hong Kong

ESPM is an interdisciplinary research and education program covering a wide spectrum of environmental interests. The research programs focus on the dynamics and interconnection of scientific, technological, environmental socio-economic and policy challenges facing the world. [+]

We are living in a world facing serious interrelated environmental problems, including climate change, pervasive pollution, reduction in biodiversity, and looming supply constraints for a number of key natural resources. Individually, and especially in combination, these issues pose serious challenges to sustainable development.

The Division of Environment and Sustainability has been created to meet such challenges. Our faculty members have diverse backgrounds in science, engineering, business and social sciences to provide integrated and cutting-edge education and research on global environmental issues and emerging solutions.

Our postgraduate programs offer students a great opportunity to gain a broader understanding of environmental science and related policies to help increase their understanding of the issues involved in tackling the environment and their ability to generate meaningful solutions.... [-]


M.Des. in Earth Education and Communication

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time July 2018 India Bangalore

This course is constructed and delivered with a focus on experiential learning with chosen sites serving as labs. The students develop a contextual framework by extracting and extrapolating from real-time engagement in a specific place with a specific context. In these sites, an exploration is about a hands-on engagement with people and their lives, local flora and fauna and the land itself. [+]

M.Des. in Earth Education and Communication

Environmental education traditionally swings between extremes of gloom and doom at the state of the earth to a joyous celebration of the wonder that is nature. The earth education course at Srishti is consciously centered in the magical majesty of the natural world in order to help students get inspired by a natural connection to everything, both living and nonliving. This course is constructed and delivered with a focus on experiential learning with chosen sites serving as labs. The students develop a contextual framework by extracting and extrapolating from real-time engagement in a specific place with a specific context. In these sites, an exploration is about a hands-on engagement with people and their lives, local flora and fauna and the land itself. Art inspired by animals in action (Ananya Singh. Zoo Project), Photo Courtesy: Anupama Arun Current academic-speak focuses on separating economics and ethics while debating environmental issues. In addition, there is a tendency to either look at a site in a people-centric manner or else in a nature-centric manner. This course is an attempt to explore how these polarised, "silo-ized" views can be made to gradually come together and overlap, dissolving discipline based perceptions and preconceived ideas. The goal of this course is to inspire artists, designers from diverse disciplines, educators, filmmakers, architects, agriculturists, business graduates and makers who seek to build their practices in an ecological frame. It is for people who desire to inspire intrinsic action through their communication methods,... [-]


Master in Environment: Dynamics of Territories and Societies

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time September 2018 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The two-year Master in Environment: Dynamics of Territories and Societies prepares students for careers in environmental and planning fields. The program offers a specialized and multidisciplinary education on the management of environments complemented by practical and applied courses. Students will also learn how to process and interpret data based on location and spatial factors and devise solutions using GIS approaches and tools. [+]

Overview

The program offers a specialized and multidisciplinary education on the management of environments complemented by practical and applied courses. Students will also learn how to process and interpret data based on location and spatial factors and devise solutions using GIS approaches and tools. At every point of the course, your communication skills and research will be encouraged through projects, workshops, and dialogue with faculty and experts. The combination of intensive learning and practical application of technologies like GIS along with spatial analysis and data visualization will sharpen skills, boost performance and ensure students are well positioned for a rewarding career.... [-]


Master in Pomor - Polar and Marine Research

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Unlike any other programs, the course offers insights into polar and marine ecosystems and climate change. During their practice modules, the students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the leading German and Russian research vessels. Upon completion the students receive a double degree: Master degree of St. Petersburg University and Master of Sciences of the University of Hamburg. [+]

Overview

Unlike any other programs, the course offers insights into polar and marine ecosystems and climate change. During their practice modules, the students stand a chance to engage with expeditions on board of the leading German and Russian research vessels. Upon completion the students receive a double degree: Master degree of St. Petersburg University and Master of Sciences of the University of Hamburg. “Polar and marine research” is an only educational program in natural sciences at SPbU, accredited by ASIIN e.V.

The students are equipped with the best of a diverse range of opportunities for polar and marine research, locally, nationally and globally. They can pursue academic research in the top Russian and world’s research organizations in climate studies, oceanology, hydrology, biology, geology, paleography, geomorphology and polar geography. ... [-]


Master Programme of International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD)

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2018 Taiwan Taoyuan

Environmental and energy issues are important parts of many challenging global problems. Being part of the NCU Green Initiatives, International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD) Program is an interdepartmental program involving four departments and institutes in the College of Engineering and the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research. [+]

Environmental and energy issues are important parts of many challenging global problems. Being part of the NCU Green Initiatives, International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD) Program is an interdepartmental program involving four departments and institutes in the College of Engineering and the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research. The College of Engineering has own ample resources for teaching and research capability in energy, infrastructure, and environmental fields, and with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technology supported by the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research, we seek for more practical and effective solutions to energy and environmental problems nowadays and to make the globe a better and sustainable living environment for all human beings.... [-]


Master in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute
Campus Full time June 2018 Thailand Bangkok

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how [+]

Master in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how environment pollutants affect health. Knowledgeable, capable, and technically skilled personnel, that have both a practical and theoretical understanding of environmental health, are needed to undertake research and academic work so that they can apply their knowledge and skill to identify and prevent health and environmental problems. Skill graduates are also needed to identify or synthesize chemical or biological substances to cure or prevent diseases and to use their knowledge and expertise to add value to the natural resources.The program aims to prepare students for careers in public health, drug discovery and development and related fields that deal with the application of modern biology to practical contemporary problems. The program is research oriented and focuses on method development and more detailed technical issues. Graduates will be trained to be both thinkers and practitioners.... [-]


Master in Ecological Biotechnology

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Moscow

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and ecobiotechnology in their professional activity. [+]

Master in Ecological Biotechnology

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and ecobiotechnology in their professional activity.

The program provides profound knowledge of foreign languages and pays great attention to development of students’ communication skills.

The program curriculum includes courses that improve skills of understanding, communication, writing and reading scientific literature in a foreign language.

Learning outcomes

Students will acquire knowledge of the main biotechnological methods, modern technologies for nature protection; will be able to evaluate biological and industrial safety, to do research work, to evaluate the results and to write scientific articles; to teach students (courses: Nature protection, Fundamentals of ecological biotechnology, Modern problems of Ecology and etc. ... [-]


Master of Environmental Management/ Master of Environmental Science Sustainable Land Use and Natural Resource Management (SLUSE-M) Programme by Coursework

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Campus Full time 18  January 2018 Malaysia Sarawak

The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) Programme is designed for working professionals and fresh graduates for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia and other developing countries in this region. The programme is modelled on and implemented in parallel to a similar programme initiated by a Danish consortium of universities. [+]

Master of Environmental Management/ Master of Environmental Science Sustainable Land Use and Natural Resource Management (SLUSE-M) Programme by Coursework

The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) Programme is designed for working professionals and fresh graduates for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia and other developing countries in this region. The programme is modelled on and implemented in parallel to a similar programme initiated by a Danish consortium of universities.

COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK

The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) programme was developed on a concept similar to that of the on-going SLUSE-Denmark (SLUSE-D) in which UNIMAS is a collaborator. ... [-]


Master in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time June 2018 Thailand Pathumthani

Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM) at AIT began in 1964 with the need for sanitary engineering to address the problems of providing [+]

Master in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM)

Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM) at AIT began in 1964 with the need for sanitary engineering to address the problems of providing adequate water supplies and sanitation facilities. The overall program looks for solutions to environmental problems including wastewater treatment and disposal systems; air pollution engineering and management; solid and hazardous wastes; waste minimization and life cycle assessment; environmental impact assessment and management; and environmental toxicology. The three major focal areas are Environmental Technology and Management (ETM); Environmental Toxicology, Technology and Management (EETM); and Water and Wastewater Engineering (WWE).The EEM has produced over 1,100 master and 90 PhD graduates from 40 countries in Asia and beyond. ETM emphasizes a systems approach to managing the environment, including the interrelated roles of industry and government agencies. Some of the subjects covered in the specialization of air pollution, solid wastes, industrial pollution control, hazardous wastes control and minimization, environmental impact assessment and waste audits. ETTM is a multidisciplinary inter-university program (Chulabhorn Research Institute, Mahidol University and AIT) with assistance from a team of international experts. This program is a combination of toxicology and other related health sciences, biotechnology and environmental engineering. WWE responds to the need to produce engineers who have specialized in the planning, design, operation and management of water supply, wastewater treatment, and disposal systems. Specializations include water supply and sewerage system engineering, water quality management, water and wastewater treatment systems, environmental sanitation systems, groundwater contamination, waste recycling and resource recovery, natural and ecological... [-]


Master in Environmental Science

Universitas Padjadjaran
Campus Full time 2 - 3  June 2018 Indonesia Bandung

The DD Environmental Sciences Master Program is a multidisciplinary program in Postgraduate School, Universitas Padjadjaran. This program was first established in 2011. Only the best students are selected to join this program. [+]

Master in Environmental Management (Double degree with Twente Universiteit and Mie University) GENERAL

The DD Environmental Sciences Master Program was established via Memorandum of Agreement between Universitas Padjadjaran-Twente Universiteit (the Netherlands) and Universitas Padjadjaran-MIE University (Japan).

AIM / TARGET GROUPS / DURATION

The DD Environmental Sciences Master Program was established via Memorandum of Agreement between Universitas Padjadjaran-Twente Universiteit (the Netherlands) and Universitas Padjadjaran-MIE University (Japan). Course duration is 24 months-36 months (2-3 years), on a fulltime basis.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE AND CAREER PERSPECTIVE

Bureaucrats, researchers, environmental experts, lecturers... [-]


Master in Environmental Science and Engineering

University of Science and Technology Beijing
Campus Full time September 2018 China Beijing

The course aims to cultivate the students’ capabilities of mastering the essential theories of environments and achieve a thorough comprehension on the latest discoveries and developing trend, so that they could obtain the ability of innovation. [+]

Environmental Science and Engineering (Master)

The course aims to cultivate the students’ capabilities of mastering the essential theories of environments and achieve a thorough comprehension on the latest discoveries and developing trend, so that they could obtain the ability of innovation. The courses cover Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Planning and Management, Wastewater Engineering etc.

Duration, Tuition Fee, Insurance Fee

2.5-3 years, 37600rmb/year, 600rmb/year

Program Information

Students are required to complete the curriculum between 2-3 years, and doctoral programs are 3-5 years, fulfill the designate credits, complete the thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the Master's degree/Doctoral degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.... [-]


Master - Ecology and Environment Protection

Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

Ecology and environment protection is a profile that prepares highly qualified specialists that possess necessary competences for ecology-oriented decision-making. [+]

Master - Ecology and Environment Protection

Ecology and environment protection is a profile that prepares highly qualified specialists that possess necessary competences for ecology-oriented decision-making in the sphere of natural resource use and other sectors of national economy, management of greening process in manufacturing, determination of optimal ways for development and efficient management of natural resources.

Purpose: Preparation of qualified environmental professionals for the benefit of ecologically safe development of economy, solution of practical and theoretical ecological problems in research and practice sphere and teacher’s activity.

Relevance of education. Master degree holders of this profile can take positions in federal and regional nature protection and management of natural resources agencies (Ministry of natural resources and other agencies), in manufacturing, consulting, expert departments, offices, bureau, centers, companies, research institutes dealing with environment protection, in project organizations and other structures that carry out ecological activity, researches and conduct ecological policy at a regional level. ... [-]


Master in Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Kaliningrad

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of Higher Education (HP) is 4 years. The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the FSES of HE is 240 ECTS points. [+]

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of Higher Education (HP) is 4 years.

The study load of the master's programme specified by the FSES of HE is 120 ECTS points.

The programme is meant:

to train highly qualified specialists in the field of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security who can prevent or minimize the damage to the environment caused by various types of human activities. Mastering of the programme enables students: to conduct independent research in the field of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security, which requires fundamental interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in the implementation of modern experimental methods; to implement expert analysis in the specific areas of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security; to conduct research in the field of Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Expertise and Environmental Security. [-]

Master Programme - Environmental Monitoring

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Arkhangelsk

The purpose of the master's program - the fundamental training of highly qualified professionals with deep knowledge of modern ecology and [+]

Master's Program - Environmental Monitoring Place of study: Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine (IENiB), Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after MV Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia Education: Master

Qualification of the graduate: Master of engineering and technology The purpose of the master's program - the fundamental training of highly qualified professionals with deep knowledge of modern ecology and environmental monitoring, owning professional research and practical methods of environmental monitoring and capacity for independent research career.

Objects of professional activity:

natural-territorial and territorial-production complexes, territorial socio-economic system of global, regional and local levels; government planning, control, monitoring, assessment of environmental components of all forms of economic activity; demographic processes, programs for sustainable development at all levels, education, education and health. ... [-]

Master in Environmental Sciences and Management

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time August 2018 Macau China Anhui

The increasing pressure on natural resources and rising environmental degradation is driving a demand for well-trained professionals in environmental sciences and management both by the private and public [+]

The increasing pressure on natural resources and rising environmental degradation is driving a demand for well-trained professionals in environmental sciences and management both by the private and public sectors. The programme balances research-based modules (e.g. Environmental Technologies; Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health) with management-related modules (e.g. Environmental Management; Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship) to train professionals that master the specific concepts and methods of environmental sciences and that are also able to implement environmental solutions in organisations and industries. A highly qualified body of international researchers from diverse scientific areas supports the programme, allowing students to be integrated in research projects and receive hands-on training in advanced methods and techniques in environmental sciences. This provides a dynamic and engaging learning environment where students can develop skills and acquire knowledge useful for a career in a number of environment-related areas. Ultimately, the programme aims to increase the supply of professionals that can contribute with solutions to the demanding environmental challenges that the world is facing.... [-]