Masters Program in Environmental Studies in France

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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 France

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MSc in International Sustainability Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

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Best Masters in Environmental Studies in France. Studies at Berlin and Paris campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Sylvie Geisendorf Objectives of the programme Your career will make a difference! Join an international student body in the MSc in International Sustainability Management programme. Study in Berlin and Paris at ESCP Europe to benefit from the scientific expertise of its SustBusy research centre and acquire specific knowledge on sustainable and responsible management: Sustainability culture, sustainable supply chains and CSR reporting as well as General Management content in a strong international dimension. Career opportunities As a sustainability professional, you will be able to work in green sectors such as energy, technology or food, in strategy or marketing departments, for consultancies or NGOs. We will also enable you to found your own startup and become a social entrepreneur. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases covering the areas of: Environmental and Sustainability Management Ecosystems, Climate Change and Economic Theory Frameworks for a sustainability transition Society, the developing world and the financial dimension Sustainable governance and management in an international context Project Management and Consulting Research Methods, Complex Systems and Organisational Change Language Courses and Career Development This master programme is the right choice if you want to… Gain a broad knowledge of sustainability qualifying you for a management position in this field Work in an international context Push global rethinking on sustainable management and business models Meet teachers, company representatives and peers who share your passion Enhance your profile with personal skills for systematic career development in sustainability Add value to your CV by leveraging the highly ranked ESCP Europe Business School Time spent on campuses 2 terms in Berlin • 2 terms in Paris Language requirement English Duration 2 year (Start in September) How to apply Online application ESCP Europe written tests: Numerical and verbal logic + English test Personal interview if eligible [-]

Master Environmental Science and Policy (Dual Degree with Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie-Paris-VI)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

To meet the environmental challenges of the next decades, the Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Policy relies on an interdisciplinary approach, inspired by the idea that practitioners trained in the economics of the environment and climatology... [+]

Master Environmental Science and Policy (Dual Degree with Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie-Paris-VI) General objectives To meet the environmental challenges of the next decades, the Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Policy relies on an interdisciplinary approach, inspired by the idea that practitioners trained in the economics of the environment and climatology, environmental modelling and environmental law will be better equipped to understand the complexity of the political, economic, scientific and democratic challenges of the environment, combine theoretical and practical knowledge and contribute to coordination between the different players in the field of the environment. Main orientations and specific features Throughout the study program, the Faculty, drawn from the most prestigious institutions (Université Pierre-et- Marie-Curie-Paris-VI, E‰cole normale supérieure, Ecole polytechnique and CEA), introduce students to cutting-edge techniques in the study of biodiversity, climate change and the “earth system” (ecology, climatology, biogeochemistry, modelling). Students acquire the theoretical knowledge they require to evaluate the state of the planet, identify and quantify the main parameters, prioritize the processes and assess the uncertainty of current knowledge. Whatever the career they choose, graduates will be capable of communicating with scientists and experts, using models and understanding their limitations. In parallel, an interdisciplinary social sciences team (political scientists, economists, legal experts and sociologists) will introduce students to sustainable development institutions and stakeholders and the economic, legal and financial tools of environmental regulation. Lastly, courses on the history and sociology of science, techniques and the environment and also of environmental philosophy give students the general knowledge they need to consider the use and development of contemporary technology. Students within the program spend their first year at PSIA, with two compulsory modules at Paris 6 in the 1st semester, and then move onto their second year of the degree at Paris 6 with a scientific specialisation semester followed by an embedded internship semester. Career opportunities Graduates of the Environmental Science and Policy Master will find openings in, amongst others,: public agencies, regional and local government or international organizations, in positions involving formulation, management and assessment of public policies in the field of the environment and sustainable development; companies involved in economic sectors that need to integrate the environmental dimension (industry, transportation, housing, energy, the food industry, etc.), in management, definition of strategy, consulting and environmental audit, applied research and project management; innovative companies belonging to the green economy. Admission Procedure Admission to the Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Policy follows the rules of the Dual Degree admission procedure as described online. Pre-Requisites Applicants must hold a BA in Sciences or a degree in engineering. Other scientific backgrounds will also be considered. Language requirements are liste on the Admissions webpage. This is a dual degree with Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie-Paris-VI. [-]

Master in Environmental Policy

Sciences Po
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The master in Environmental Policy at PSIA is a multidisciplinary degree training a new generation of policy makers, project managers, analysts, auditors of environmental issues at the global level. [+]

Best Masters in Environmental Studies in France. Master in Environmental Policy The master in Environmental Policy at PSIA is a multidisciplinary degree training a new generation of policy makers, project managers, analysts, auditors of environmental issues at the global level. The degree provides an introduction to the state of knowledge in environmental sciences and techniques allowing students to understand the main constraints in policy- making and strategic decision-making processes both in the public and private sectors. Scientific Advisor Laurence Tubiana is the Scientific Advisor of the PSIA Master in International Environmental Policy. She is France's Special Representative for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, and also the founder of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) in Paris. Laurence Tubiana is member of several scientific boards of main research institutions such as the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), the India Council for Sustainable Development and the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development. From 1997 to 2002, she served as senior advisor to the Prime Minister, Lionel Jospin, on environmental issues and conducted a number of international negotiations on this subject. Environment is today's foremost global issue, which touches all segments of the world population, and all dimensions of global affairs. PSIA approaches environmental policies and politics from all angles, in order to train the most competent leaders in the field. Ghassan Salamé, Dean of PSIA Main orientations and specific features The curriculum introduces the main concepts at stake in environmental sciences and sustainable development through high profile introductory classes in earth sciences, biodiversity and climate change. Students intellectually master public and private strategies on environmental and sustainable development issues in the global arena and acquire analytical skills with a capacity to serve as a mediator between scientists and private operators, managers or public officials. The curriculum focuses on practical and technical skills in policy and project design, risk analysis, project management, auditing, policy design, management and evaluation in the fields of environment, health, nutrition, etc… Students are trained in the most recent methods in the study of biodiversity, climate change, and the 'Earth system' (ecology, climatology, modelling, etc.) on the one hand, as well as an introduction to the legal, economic and social aspects of sustainable development on the other hand. After a first year based on the acquisition of knowledge, the second year is aimed at professionalising their training: six months of internship in the environmental field or in sustainable development, and another six months during which students will either reinforce their practical knowledge (management, financial and accounting skills, strategy) or prepare for a PhD. Career opportunities The program enables our graduates to work for international and national agencies, national ministries, and local administrations for positions involving formulation, management and assessment of public policies and projects concerning environment and sustainable development. In the private sector, prospective employers are NGOs, consulting groups, banks investing in sustainable development, companies involved in economic sectors that need to integrate an environmental perspective (industry, transportation, housing, energy, the food industry, etc.) recruit our graduates whether they belong to the "green" business or the classical economy. Graduate can also aim at working in the innovation sector for applied research projects as project designer and managers. Other careers include journalism and communication on environmental issues for media, internal and external communication services for companies, and consulting in communication for both private and public institutions on the environmental and social aspects of sustainable development (social responsibility). [-]

International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM)

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

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 [-]

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. [+]

Best Masters in Environmental Studies in France. 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. [-]

Specialized Master Government Policies And Actions For Sustainable Development (papdd)

École Des Ponts ENPC
Campus Full time 43  September 2017 France Paris

The two ministries in charge of agriculture and ecology asked AgroParisTech and École des Ponts ParisTech training to meet their needs of executives able to intervene in the political and public action on issues sustainable development. [+]

Specialized Master in Public Policies and actions for sustainable development (PAPDD)

The two ministries in charge of agriculture and ecology asked AgroParisTech and École des Ponts ParisTech training to meet their needs of executives able to intervene in the political and public action on issues sustainable development.

Objectives

The training aims to answer the following main objectives:

Treated from the standpoint of public policy issues more complex in areas where knowledge and methodologies are not stabilized and assess the reliability of the bases on which to base action; Develop understanding and taking into account the cross, where the understanding of complex systems (living, territory, climate, for example) plays a major role; Articulate (European local, national, and even international) scales of action, a more intimate knowledge, a real familiarity with each of these scales and practice on concrete topics of the passage from one to the other; Develop a culture of evaluation as a condition of a shift towards greater sustainability of public intervention; Knowledge meet the information and communication requirements of all stakeholders of an action. ... [-]

Master - Green Cap

INP Toulouse - Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 France Toulouse

This Master focuses on the area of the conversion of renewable resources by chemical or biochemical reactions or by physical processes; the courses deal with the knowledge of vegetable raw [+]

Master - Green Cap  This Master focuses on the area of the conversion of renewable resources by chemical or biochemical reactions or by physical processes; the courses deal with the knowledge of vegetable raw materials, the set up of the chemical reaction and its catalysis, the operation of the biological reaction (enzymatic or fermentation) and the separation processes that result. The approach integrates practices in green chemistry and clean processes involving innovating technologies, which take into account environmental impacts. •    Semester 1 (M1):

 Scientific bases, cultural integration, linguistic and methodology (transition semester n+i in chemistry):  modular training in physical chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry, engineering sciences + beginning of the tutorial project.... [-]


Master in design (MDes), "Mutations of the Built Environment"

L’École de design Nantes Atlantique
Campus Full time October 2017 France Nantes

This MDes addresses the ongoing lifestyle evolutions in the domestic, work and public environment, with a strong focus on sustainable development. Program taught in English For more information, click here: bit.ly/MutationsBuiltEnvironment [+]

This full-time 2-year Master's program is taught in English .The MDes "Mutations of the Built Environment" addresses the ongoing lifestyle evolutions in the domestic, work and public environment, with a strong focus on sustainable development.A focus on the Mutations of the Built Environment:As environnemental issues have grown into a major concern in our societies, evolutions in life style and uses have triggered drastic transformations as to how we conceive home, life space, work space, recreational facilities and public space. Interacting in these new types of enhanced spaces involves the use of all senses, and the role of technology in such a multi-sensory context must seriously be reflected upon. Design must invent and implement new life scenarios taking all these parameters into account so as to offer end-users more well-being while helping them adapt to new uses more easily.Areas of application:- workspace (offices, corporate buildings),- home space (interior design),- public space design,- design for all,- event/exhibition stand design...Prerequisites for enrollment:Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in design (spatial, graphic, communication, interaction, mutimedia, product or industrial design) or interior architecture). You may apply before having actually obtained the herforementioned degree.A level of CEFR B2 in English is recommended.... [-]