Master's Program in Environmental Studies in Malaysia

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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.

 

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo.

Master Program in Environmental Studies in Malaysia

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MPhil in Built Environment specialisms

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4 

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 Masters in Environmental Studies in Malaysia. 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 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 2017 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. PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Class activities and instructions such as lectures, presentations and discussions are conducted on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). Classes are conducted during the weekends as we take into consideration the needs of students who are mostly professional working people. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE The SLUSE-M structure comprises three major components, namely: a) Joint SLUSE Module (15 credits) b) Joint Experiential Module (9 credits), and c) UNIMAS Core Modules (18 credits). JOINT FIELD COURSE (JFC) AS AN INTERNATIONAL FIELD WORK PROGRAMME The JFC is considered one of the highlights of the SLUSE programme where students are given the opportunity to apply their classroom interdisciplinary knowledge in research methodologies in the context of real-life problems/issues while allowing for intercultural exposure and academic discourse between international and Malaysian students. WHO SHOULD APPLY? The SLUSE-M Programme is designed for the following candidates: a) Graduates and professionals involved in resource and environmental management; b) Senior government personnel who are presently assigned tasks directly related to resource and environmental conservation with the desire to improve their skills and enhance their knowledge in resource and environmental management; and c) The general public with a relevant bachelor degree who wish to learn or update their knowledge in resource and environmental management. [-]