Masters in Sustainability in Africa

Best Master Programs in Sustainability in Africa 2017

Sustainability

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.

Sustainability seems to be a global movement, with many countries trying to move towards this important ideal of preserving resources for as long as possible. This has proven to be somewhat of a social challenge, which affects everything from individual lifestyles to transportation.

Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.

Masters Degree in Sustainability in Africa

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International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM)

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time September 2017 France Angers Laval Nantes Guingamp Vannes Papeete Reunion (Fr.) Saint-Denis + 7 more

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. [+]

Top Master Programs in Sustainability in Africa 2017. 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. 

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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. [+]

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... [-]

Masters in Sustainable Tourism Management

University Of Seychelles
Campus Full time September 2017 Seychelles Mahé

The first bilingual programme of the University of Seychelles in collaboration with the Institute for Research and Advanced Studies in Tourism (IREST) of the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. [+]

Top Master Programs in Sustainability in Africa 2017. NOTE: All applications must be submitted to the University of Seychelles. Overview The first bilingual programme of the University of Seychelles in collaboration with the Institute for Research and Advanced Studies in Tourism (IREST) of the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Programme Outline The Fundamental Concepts of Tourism Tourism Sectors Tools and Methods Operators and Territories The Major Challenges of Tourism Tools and Methods Tourism Policies Tourism Management Tools and Methods Work-Based Experience Dissertation Business English and French will be included in the programme. Entry Requirements Prospective Students must: have successfully completed 3 academic years on an undergraduate programme satisfy criterion for Requisition of Prior Experience sit an Entrance Test (including language) The Master will be interdisciplinary and will recruit students with different backgrounds (Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Management, Languages, Environment, Education). Target Audience Students with a BA, BSc, LLB, from the University of Seychelles or any recognised universities, from different areas of specialisation - geography, environment, languages, finance, sales and marketing, education, hospitality, tourism. Professionals who want a qualification enhancement from the tourism, environment, financial, education sectors. Students from the region: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Comoros – Vanilla Islands; Sri Lanka, Tanzania, East and South Africa, members of East 3 Route. Academic Direction: Double-degree offered by the Institute for Research and Advanced Studies in Tourism (IREST) of the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the University of Seychelles. [-]