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.
The Middle East boasts a uniquely diverse population filled with a myriad of political, cultural and religious identities. In this setting, students have the opportunity to learn first hand about historic cultures and empires based in the region.
Master Program in Environmental Studies in Middle East
The HBKU Sustainable Environment master’s program provide students with extensive knowledge in topics related to sustainable environment issues, including the effect of human development on the environment; the causes, impact and control of pollution; and the demands of a growing global population on natural resources. Students conduct original, guided environmental research that concentrates on issues surrounding the support of sustainable development. [+]
The HBKU Sustainable Energy master’s program provide students with extensive knowledge in topics related to sustainable energy and the impact urbanization, transportation and manufacturing have on energy sustainability. The programs also looks at the implications and drivers of sustainable policymaking on society, the economy and the environment. [+]
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... [+]
The two-year Master in Environment: Dynamics of Territories and Societies prepares students for careers in environmental and planning fields. The natural environment is an important resource with different degrees of complexities. The considerable rise in challenges related to managing natural resources and resolving national and societal needs without compromising the protection of the environment requires specialists in geoscience to efficiently assess environmental and spatial issues from every possible angle. Geo-scientists and Geo-engineers address major international issues that define the 21st century including globalization, agricultural development and economic inequality. You will examine spatial relationships, where things and elements are located and also learn about the processes and technologies that regulate these observed patterns. [+]
To produce engineers from a variety of disciplines, with sufficient scientific, engineering and management breadth in the field of Health, Safety & Environment (HSE). [+]
M.Eng in HSE Engineering
To produce engineers from a variety of disciplines, with sufficient scientific, engineering and management breadth in the field of Health, Safety & Environment (HSE), to achieve the goal of Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) through Design, by managing risk as they design and implement optimal and cost-effective engineering and operational solutions, within the constraints of regulatory mandate and best practice, to improve productivity and profitability.
M.Eng. in HSE Program Courses Include
Industrial Hygiene EngineeringSystem Safety Engineering and Risk Management Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering Hazard Control in Production Systems Fire Protection Engineering HSE Program Management Environmental Regulatory Compliance Hazardous Waste Management Analysis and Design of Air Pollution Control Systems Analysis and Design of Water Pollution Control Systems Industrial Security and Disaster Preparedness Industrial Noise Assessment and Control Construction Safety Management Environmental Regulatory Compliance Research Methods in HSE ... [-]