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Environmental Studies

Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

The goals of an environmental studies program include finding ways to increase energy efficiency, minimize pollution, increase environmental awareness and encourage alternative energy use. The main focus for students is to learn how to assess and solve environmental problems.

 

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Diploma of Marine Studies

TAFE Western Australia
Campus Full time 2 semesters February 2018 Australia Geraldton

The aim of this course is to allow you to build a career path in the Fisheries and Marine Science Industries. [+]

The aim of this course is to allow you to build a career path in the Fisheries and Marine Science Industries. It is a knowledge and practical based course covering broad themes of marine studies and seamanship skills.The course has been developed in consultation with industry and enables students to gain a broad based knowledge of the maritime industry.

You will gain skills and knowledge in operating a small vessel and seamanship, applying coastal navigation and meteorology, applying principles of marine biology and ecology to practical tasks, working on projects within the coastal and marine environment, developing fisheries management and using technology in the field of Aquaculture.... [-]


Urban Management Tools for Climate Change

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Part time 3 weeks June 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Urban Management Tools for Climate Change course is jointly developed with UN-HABITAT. This course offers management tools for urban policy makers, planners and environmentalists... [+]

Urban Management Tools for Climate Change

IHS is proud to announce that this course is jointly developed with UN-HABITAT.

 

Cities are increasingly expected to undertake concrete actions to mitigate climate change and adapt the city to rising water levels, drought and other natural disasters related to the heating of earth. What concrete activities should a city undertake and what works? This course offers management tools for urban policy makers, planners and environmentalists.

 

Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to prepare local climate change plans, which address the global challenges yet focus on concrete local actions. The course will offer specific practices to manage urban design and environmental infrastructure, in particular energy, transport, housing and water.... [-]


Freiburg - Environmental Studies & Sustainability

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters February 2018 Germany Freiburg

This English-taught program allows you to explore topics in Environmental Studies, Forest Ecology, and Sustainability while living in Freiburg, located near the beautiful Black Forest and Rhine River Valley. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017/2018. Overview The environmental movement took root in Freiburg long ago—and now it’s a way of life. Known for taking the lead in the development of eco-friendly technologies and architecture, Freiburg also attracts researchers and environmental organizations from around the world. Come study Freiburg’s many unique contributions to this important movement. This English-taught program allows you to explore topics in Environmental Studies, Forest Ecology, and Sustainability while living in Freiburg, located near the beautiful Black Forest and Rhine River Valley. Freiburg and the surrounding regions will be your classroom. Imagine traveling to the Rhine River to take samples and observe local ecology, or the forests of the Swiss Alps to further your discussions on forest management and tourism. Wherever possible, your courses take you outside the classroom to give you hands-on experience and to take advantage of all that your study abroad location has to offer. All courses except German language courses on the Environmental Studies Program are organized as three-week modules so you can focus on each topic you study, and so faculty can take you and your classmates on extended course- related excursions in and around Freiburg. Most courses are taught at IES Abroad by faculty affiliated with Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. Students may be able to take some modules in the Department of Forestry and Ecology Management at the University, depending on availability. Optional University modules and research assistantship opportunities are offered after the regular term, through February for the fall term, and... [-]

Graduate Pathway in Environmental Science

Marshall University
Campus or Online Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 USA Huntington

Leads to a master’s degree in Environmental Science at Marshall University [+]

Do you want to study for a degree in the United States but need to improve English language skills or test scores? A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university. Students are guaranteed progression to a graduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses. We provide full integration with domestic and international students on campus from highly trained university instructors and tutors while giving you academic support throughout the program.

The Graduate Pathway in Environmental Science offers you the chance to enhance your English and academic ability. It will prepare you to successfully pursue graduate studies at Marshall University.... [-]


Environmental Technician

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Thunder Bay

This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017/2018. Environmental Technician This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. You will explore environmental issues, as well as learn hands-on tools for assessing, protecting and restoring ecosystems. The curriculum for this program was developed in consultation with representatives from industry and agencies, and is based on current practices, our own experience in the field, as well as anticipated needs and technological advances. The need for technically competent personnel is expected to grow considerably in the coming years. The knowledge and skills learned in this program will give you the expertise to compete for environmental career opportunities locally, provincially, nationally and globally. [-]

Short Course in Humanitarian Operations: Environmental Health & Logistics

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time 2 weeks April 2018 United Kingdom Liverpool

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the principal technical challenges encountered in supporting emergency humanitarian operations. It aims to enable students to adopt a reasoned and evidence-based approach to anticipating and identifying the technical challenges and to develop and evaluate strategies for their management. [+]

Humanitarian Operations: Environmental Health & Logistics 3 good reasons to study 1. The humanitarian sector needs many skills, not just medical, and this course explores the variety of skills needed 2. This course is suitable for water and sanitation technical specialists, logisticians, security specialists, project co-ordinators, contractors, etc..., the list is endless - all of whom are widely needed in this sector 3. The course provides a valuable gateway to understanding the humanitarian sector. This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the principal technical challenges encountered in supporting emergency humanitarian operations. It aims to enable students to adopt a reasoned and evidence-based approach to anticipating and identifying the technical challenges and to develop and evaluate strategies for their management. Course Outline Logistics, infrastructure and communication: planning and managing the logistics chain of specification, ordering and procurement, transport, storage and distribution tools for financial management and control managing human resources for logistics and technical activities contracts for staff, property and procurement field communication equipment and their importance for security logistics support of immunization programmes provision and maintenance of accommodation and utilities Environmental Health, Water and Sanitation: common environmental and public health hazards environmental health planning and management in emergencies minimum standards for the delivery of relief in the environmental health sector planning and managing effective sanitation programmes planning, sourcing, treating and supplying water in emergencies hygiene-promotion key indicators for monitoring environmental health programs environmental risk factors for vector-borne diseases in emergency situations strategies for controlling vector-borne... [-]

Spring Semester Course in Water and Environmental Management

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 5 months January 2018 France Beauvais

Current water challenges require an interdisciplinary approach.Through practical field work, international perspectives and innovative educational methods, students will better understand the interactions between environmental factors and anthropogenic activities. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017/2018. Spring Semester in Water and Environmental Management Objectives Current water challenges require an interdisciplinary approach.Through practical field work, international perspectives and innovative educational methods, students will better understand the interactions between environmental factors and anthropogenic activities. Tuition Erasmus+ students (from an Erasmus+ partner university): tuition waived Exchange students (from a partner university/with a cooperation agreement): tuition waived Other students: € 3,500+ € 50 (non-refundable application fees) (field trip and campus fee are included to the program charges) Fees (2015-2016) Residence hall: €483/month for a single room €260 for a shared room Campus fees: €100€/year (Erasmus+ and exchange students) Room insurance: €39/year Health insurance (compulsory for non-European students): ≈ €215/year Catering: ≈ € 3,20/meal (breakfast is free) Local transportation bus: €8 (monthly pass) Equipment to bring: lab coat, laptop, plug adaptor, fieldwork equipment (plastic boots, outdoor shoes, warm clothes, raincoat) 5-day-field trip in April : €300 (exchange or non-exchange student). Admission requirements Life, Agriculture, Geosciences or Environmental sciences: juniors, seniors or Master degree students from an accredited institution. English: an advanced intermediate level is required: 785 TOEIC, 567 TOEFL paper (or 227 TOEFLcbt, 87 TOEFLibt), 6.5 IELTS [-]

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Engineering Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course deals with the broad aspects of environmental management relevant to practising professionals in engineering science, planning, architecture, law, surveying, health and building. Engineers, scientists, town planners and other professionals working in this field have a compelling duty to ensure that the adverse effects of development on the total environment are minimised. The subjects offered in this course follow an integrated approach to professional practice through a choice of compulsory subjects in professional engineering, environmental engineering management and an elective. [+]

Environmental engineering and management is high on the political agenda. It also has a high professional priority. Students develop a background and competence in environmental management. This course is ideal for practising professionals who are interested in environmental management issues but who do not have the time to commit to a master's course.

The course aims to develop an awareness and understanding of the human impact on the environment with respect to waste minimisation and water quality management, and the professional skills required to work as part of an integrated team responsible for environmental planning and management.

This course is of relevance to practising professionals in architecture, building, engineering science, health, law, planning and surveying.... [-]


Ecosystem Management Technician

Fleming College
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

Be a part of the solution - as an Ecosystem Management Technician, you contribute to the health of ecosystems, minimizing the negative impact we have on the environment. Through careful consideration of the needs of society and the environment, you'll help governments, conservation groups, and wildlife organizations do environmentally sustainable planning for the future. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017/2018. Fleming's Ecosystem Management Technician program highlights a holistic approach to the management of human activity within ecosystems. We will prepare you for an exciting career that can take you where YOU want to go, either in your home community, in a wilderness environment, or across the globe. You will study ecosystem composition, structure and function in wilderness, rural, and urban landscapes, and acquire a broad range of technical skills, as well as the flexibility to adapt to changing job requirements. Throughout this program, you will: learn the principles of experimental design and research, and how to apply them to a project of your own participate in the monitoring and assessment of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, conduct resource inventories and environmental sampling, and develop plans for the management of public and private landscapes conduct field research in partnership with a variety of organizations and analyze data generated by this work learn to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to analyze ecosystems at a variety of scales. Why Choose Fleming Ecosystem Management is on the leading edge of resource conservation in the 21st century - the future is now. The School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences at the Frost Campus encourages small class sizes and provides state-of-the-art technology. Dedicated, award-winning faculty provide a challenging and dynamic learning environment in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes region. While you learn about ecosystem science and the current techniques of sustainable resources management, you will also develop... [-]

Course - Ridge to Reef Exploration

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2018 USA Cambridge Mexico Mexico City Honduras Tegucigalpa Costa Rica San José Belize Belmopan + 8 more

70% of the earth is ocean; here’s your chance to explore it in ways few people get to experience. Discover plants, animals and entire ecosystems living underwater. Learn water skills -- sailing, boating, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and more. Investigate coral reef restoration and sea turtle rehabilitation. Experience the thrills of caving and zip lining. Oceans can be hazardous – you’ll learn first aid, navigation and safe diving. [+]

Ridge to Reef Exploration JANUARY 22 – APRIL 27, 2018 US, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica 70% of the earth is ocean; here’s your chance to explore it in ways few people get to experience. Discover plants, animals and entire ecosystems living underwater. Learn water skills -- sailing, boating, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and more. Investigate coral reef restoration and sea turtle rehabilitation. Experience the thrills of caving and zip lining. Oceans can be hazardous – you’ll learn first aid, navigation and safe diving. Discover the unspoiled Earth in Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica. You’ll work with the world-famous Scripps Institute of Oceanography. And you will challenge yourself physically and mentally, while connecting with a part of our world we could not live without. Skills Highlights Scuba certification EFR certification Oceanography Coral reef restoration Sailing Spelunking Sea kayaking Powerboat navigation Chocolate making Digital storytelling Fishing Zip lining PROGRAM EMPHASIS Marine science + ocean adventure DATES Jan 22 - Apr 27, 2018 DURATION 12 weeks COUNTRIES/LOCATIONS US, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica ACCOMMODATIONS Sailboats, dorms, hostels, homestays, campsites DEPARTURE CITY San Diego, CA RETURN CITY San Diego, CA AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $26,000 (all-inclusive) [-]

Lean and the Work Environment Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 4 days Denmark Copenhagen

The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementation or the participant’s research projects. Basic lean literature will be distributed to participants before the course. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017/2018. The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementation or the participant’s research projects. Basic lean literature will be distributed to participants before the course. The participants will also be asked to prepare a brief introduction of their research project or lean implementation activities. The course can be approved as a Phd-course with 3,5 ETCS at Aalborg University. This course has also been accepted as a theoretical course (10 hours) demanded in the medical specialist education in the training programs of occupational health services at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The acceptance is valid for the specialist training programs at the Faculty of Medicine of all Finnish universities. Course objectives To understand the concept of sustainable production processes To understand the lean concept and the advantages and disadvantages of lean To understand how lean can be used in the development of sustainable production processes To able to relate lean and sustainable production processes to one's own research projects Target group Researchers and PhD-students working with lean, sustainable production, organizational development, operations management, innovation, human resource management, working environment Academic practitioners working with lean and the working environment The course can be approved as a Phd-course with 3,5 ETCS. Course outline Problem based learning. Mix of lectures and students discussion of the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in their research... [-]

Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia

Siberian State Aerospace University SibSAU
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia Krasnoyarsk

International ecological summer school “Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia” of Siberian State Aerospace University offers a great opportunity for foreign and Russian students [+]

Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia

International ecological summer school “Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia” of Siberian State Aerospace University offers a great opportunity for foreign and Russian students to get acquainted with the heart of Siberia, Krasnoyarsky Kray, and to observe its beauty.Participants will get a chance to be taken on a voyage through unique natural and artificial ecosystems of Central Siberia, to witness fauna and flora behavior in natural medium and to see with their own eyes the differentiation between the 5 Climate Regions!Besides academic classes, participants will acquire knowledge in the open air. They will gain an opportunity to dive into depths, to climb some peaks, to visit the Republic of Khakassia – an extensive territory with numerous lakes and rivers, countless steppes and sainted places – and to experience the power of Yenisey, one of the largest rivers in the world.Period: 22 July - 06 August, 2012... [-]


Course - Environmental History and Nature in Brazil

UniEVANGÉLICA
Campus 3 weeks March 2018 Brazil Goiás

At the end of the module, the students should be able to: Understand the role of nature and society issues in shaping Brazilian History.
 Have acquired basic knowledge about the different [+]

Course - Environmental Story and Nature in Brazil 

OBJECTIVES:

At the end of the module, the students should be able to:


Understand the role of nature and society issues in shaping Brazilian History.
 Have acquired basic knowledge about the different Brazilian ecosystems.  Understand the basic characteristics about Brazilian Savannas and Rainforest, and recognize the differences between them.
 Understand how different natural and demographic factors may shape the History of forest devastation.
 Understand the concept of sustainable development and the different ways through which it may be accomplished.
 Understand the processes that may drive development policies to cause environmental conflicts and how these conflicts may be dealt with both from preventive and restorative perspectives. Understand the interactions between Health and Environment in tropical settings. Understand the specific Health issues affecting riverside populations living near the riverside in the Amazon. ... [-]

Course in Global Environmental Studies

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2018 Ghana Cape Coast

This course gives a social science introduction to the most important fields within global environmental studies in general and West Africa in particular. It digs into the causes and dynamics of environmental challenges and dynamics, and different perspectives on management of natural resources. [+]

Course in Global Environmental Studies Study location: Cape Coast, Ghana This course gives a social science introduction to the most important fields within global environmental studies in general and West Africa in particular. It digs into the causes and dynamics of environmental challenges and dynamics, and different perspectives on management of natural resources. It is a full semester course, 30 ECTS, and is offered in cooperation with Oslo and Akershus University College. Learning Outcome The course presents various ways that major environmental issues are seen as global challenges and are discussed in global fora. Furthermore, the students learn about specific cases of such issues in Ghana and other West-African countries. In these cases, the course provides insights to concerns by various actors at local and national levels. The students gain a basis for critical analysis and reflection upon the causes, dynamics and proposed solutions to environmental conflicts. The course places a significant focus on field experience, including three field trips during which the students will be able to engage directly with some of the major environmental concerns facing Ghana. At the end of the course the student has obtained the following learning outcomes: Knowledge: The student has attained knowledge about: Key concepts in environmental studies, such as ‘sustainable development’; Ways that various types of ‘power’ is applied in environmental conflicts; The role of institutions, organisations and other stakeholders in managing and regulating human impact on the environment; The manner in which social and economic dynamics of development interact with the... [-]

Professional Higher Education in Environmental Specialist

EuroAcademy
Campus Full time Part time 3 years August 2018 Estonia Tallinn + 1 more

In the course of professional higher education, you will acquire specialized courses—Legislation and International Cooperation in Environmental Protection and Ecological Security,etc. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017/2018. Professional Higher Education in Environmental Specialist Environmental protection is a domain of activities where a number of traditional specialities are intertwined. Currently, contribution to environmental protection presupposes not only a sound knowledge of natural sciences but also legal norms, global and regional economic and social processes. In the course of professional higher education, alongside classical natural sciences such as General Biology and Geography, Physics and Chemistry, Hydrology and Climatology, you will acquire specialized courses—Legislation and International Cooperation in Environmental Protection and Ecological Security, Theory of Geographical Infosystems, etc. Theoretical and practical classes as well as curricular field traineeships in various regions of Estonia will enable you to acquire knowledge and skills necessary for your further career and for pursuing graduate studies. Studies at Euroacademy will provide you with a versatile higher academic education in the sphere of environmental protection, education that meets the demands of the day and has potential for growth. Our graduates are successfully employed as specialists in environmental protection at state-run enterprises and institutions, local self-government bodies, Estonian and international enterprises of very different profiles. Languages of instruction: English, Estonian, Russian View programme http://euroakadeemia.ee/media/upload/20150825_kk_rak_en-en.pdf PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION Terms of admission completed secondary education an interview with the Admission Board. In the language of instruction, the language level B2 is needed, if the previous education has not been acquired in the language of instruction. Tuition fee: €2940 per year with full study load (30 ECTS per semester). [-]