Masters Program in Environmental Studies in Ireland

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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.

 

Ireland is an island to the north-west of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth. To its east is the larger island of Great Britain, from which it is separated by the Irish Sea.

Masters Program in Environmental Studies in Ireland

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Master of Engineering Science in Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

This programme prepares graduates to work in the broad field of environmental protection and management. Students in this programme will gain advanced theoretical and conceptual knowledge and understanding in the area of environmental engineering... [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Environmental Studies in Ireland. MEngSc Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering FT Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90) This programme prepares graduates to work in the broad field of environmental protection and management. Students in this programme will gain advanced theoretical and conceptual knowledge and understanding in the area of environmental engineering on topics such as engineering hydrology, environmental modelling, water and wastewater treatment, solid waste management, and environmental data analysis, among others. The programme is delivered by a School that is highly ranked among leading world universities - top 200 in the QS world subject rankings A culturally diverse group of internationally renowned academic staff deliver the programme. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes Part Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No This programme is designed for graduates from recognised 4-year (240 ECTS) honours level bachelor of engineering programmes (or equivalent) who wish to specialise in environmental engineering. (Graduates from “first cycle” (3-year, 180 ECTS) engineering programmes should see the related ME in Civil and Environmental Engineering.) Career Opportunities Graduates from the programme will find employment as engineers in the private sector (e.g., engineering consultancy, engineering design, project management, risk assessment,waste management), in the public sector (e.g., environmental protection, regulation, standards development, local government, river basin management), and in the non governmental sector (e.g., environmental advocacies, NGO’s), or may wish to pursue further qualifications (e.g., PhD, MBA) to become even more specialised. Employers of environmental engineers include commercial firms, engineering consultancies, government agencies, and non-governmental organisations, all well known in Ireland and many with global operations. Some of these include: • RPS Group • White Young Green • Nicholas O’Dwyer • Atkins • Greenstar • Arup • McKinsey and Company • Mazars • Environmental Protection Agency • Local Authorities • Engineers Without Borders • Engineers Against Poverty • Friends of the Earth Fees, Funding and Scholarships MEngSc Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering (T277) Full Time EU fee per year - € 7490 nonEU fee per year - € 23800 MEngSc Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering (T278) Part Time EU fee per year - € 3830 ***Fees are subject to change Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships. Entry Requirements Applicants need to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree (honours) in engineering (minimum 4-yr, 240 ECTS), preferably in civil engineering or environmental engineering, or equivalent with high academic grades, i.e. a minimum 2H1 Honours level or its equivalent (your transcript should include grades for each subject taken); names and contact details of two referees who can assess your intellectual ability, maturity and motivation. Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent. Testimonial Graduate Karl Corcoran, OCSC Consulting Engineers. I chose the MEngSc Water, Waste & Environmental Engineering because it was the only programme of this nature available in the Republic of Ireland. A mixture of lectures and workshops for several modules also allowed me to gain hands-on experience of some of the computer packages used in the fields of water, waste and environmental engineering. I am currently working with OCSC Consulting Engineers. The position I was hired for, and the main sectors that I am currently working in, were those covered in the MEngSc and having completed this masters certainly helped me to obtain employment in this field. I would highly recommend this programme. *Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised [-]

Masters in Development Practice

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Part time September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The two-year Masters in Development Practice encompasses an integrated theoretical and practical approach with multidisciplinary training in four “pillars”- health, natural, social, and management sciences. Eighteen core academic modules (link) provide rigorous training across the core pillars, complemented by masters level training in research design, methodology, and methods including training in leading edge quantitative... [+]

Masters in Development Practice Established in 2009 following recommendations from the International Commission on Education for Sustainable Development Practice, the Global Masters in Development Practice (MDP) is a world-leading and uniquely innovative interdisciplinary graduate degree programme that blends health, natural, social, and management sciences--combined with cross-sectoral field training and professional local and international work-based placements to better understand international development problems and best practices. The Dublin MDP is a member of this global network of Master’s in Development Practice, headquartered at Columbia University, New York, linking with over 30 universities and hundreds of partner organisations worldwide. The two-year Masters in Development Practice encompasses an integrated theoretical and practical approach with multidisciplinary training in four “pillars”- health, natural, social, and management sciences. Eighteen core academic modules (link) provide rigorous training across the core pillars, complemented by masters level training in research design, methodology, and methods including training in leading edge quantitative, qualitative, and digital tools and techniques. The programme includes four work-based placements (link) which provide hands-on practical experience for students, both in International Development NGOs and International Intergovernmental Organisations. This programme aims to create a new generation of development practitioners with the skills to implement and manage comprehensive approaches to sustainable and efficient development. The Dublin MDP is a joint degree led by the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Natural Science and University College Dublin (UCD) School of Politics and International Relations, and delivered by staff from all faculties across the universities, in collaboration with leading scientific researchers, and national and international organisations with specialist skills. Course Modules The Dublin MDP it combines a range of teaching and learning approaches both in the seminar room and in the field. Students engage in a minimum of eighteen class-room based modules and four work-based placements to gain hands-on practical experience during the programme. Specialist skills are formed across a range of areas including research design and methods, development economics, global health, gender, climate change and climate justice, governance and politics and language training. Students engage with leading experts, practitioners, and academics both in the classroom and in the field. Students also produce a dissertation drawing upon research conducted during fieldwork modules. These have attracted attention from policy-makers, such as the Minister of Education in Rwanda. Year 1 Modules: Tropical Agriculture (Natural Sciences Pillar) Climate Justice, Human rights, & Development (Social Sciences) Economic Policy & Analysis I (Social Sciences) Economic Policy & Analysis II (Social Sciences) Irish NGO Placement (Management) Fieldwork 1 (Management) Global Health (Health Sciences) Global Classroom (Cross-Disciplinary) Research Design & Methods (Cross-Disciplinary) Year 2 Modules: Climate Change & Development (Natural Sciences Pillar) Science, Technology & Development (Natural Sciences Pillar) Globalization & African Development (Social Sciences) Governance, Politics & Development (Social Sciences) Post-Conflict Situations (Social Sciences) Gender & Development (Social Sciences) The UN Architecture: The MDGs & Beyond (Social Sciences) Impact Measurement in Development Aid (Cross-Disciplinary) Fieldwork 2 (Management) MDP Dissertation Entry Requirements, Applications and Closing Date Entry to the program will be based on competitive selection. Applications for admission are accepted from holders of first or upper-second class honors degrees (grade point average 3.5 equivalent) awarded by recognised universities and institutions, and recognised degree awarding bodies (e.g. NCEA, CNAA); holders of other degrees from recognised universities or degree granting institutions who have experienced at least three years of appropriate employment; holders of recognised professional qualifications obtained through examinations who have spent at least four years in study and who, in addition, have been employed for at least two years in the work of their profession; Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English in a test administered by an institution independent of their own university (e.g. the British Council). [-]