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Environmental Studies

You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

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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Galápagos Islands Direct Enrollment - GAIAS

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Ecuador Galapagos Islands

There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and biologically diverse island locations. It’s here that you will get hands-on experience studying topics such as Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Ecology, and Sociology. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017. Overview There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and biologically diverse island locations. It’s here that you will get hands-on experience studying topics such as Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Ecology, and Sociology. This direct enrollment program is organized through the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS), a remote campus of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) located on the island of San Cristóbal. Before you head to the Galápagos, the program will begin with a month in Quito, where you participate in an orientation, a course at USFQ Cumbayá campus, and course-related excursions. The remaining months are spent on San Cristóbal in the Galápagos Islands. Additional course-related excursions allow you to spend time in other locations, based on your course enrollment. Choose from courses in three tracks: Evolution, Ecology & Conservation Marine Ecology People, Politics & the Environment The Galápagos Islands and Quito will be your classroom. Witness the famous land iguanas and giant tortoises as you study the evolution of these unique species. Visit indigenous and traditional Andean communities to better understand the relationship between humans and their environment. Dive into the Pacific to get close to the marine life you learn about. We want you to feel at home in Quito and the Galápagos Islands, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into... [-]

Freiburg - Environmental Studies & Sustainability

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2017 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. [+]

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 through late July for the spring term.... [-]

English & German Winter Course

University of Kassel
Campus Full time Part time 3 weeks December 2017 Germany Kassel + 1 more

The International Winter University at Kassel is the counterpart to the International Summer University being held every year during winter season. Just as the International Summer University, the winter school offers specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017. International Winter University Kassel Winter Courses in the Heart of Europe The International Winter University at Kassel is the counterpart to the International Summer University being held every year during winter season. Just as the International Summer University, the winter school offers specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends. Environmental Engineering Key topics: Wind energy, low energy housing, photovoltaics, solar thermal technology, renewable energy from biogas and wastewater, hydro power German Culture Studies Key topics: The "age of Goethe" (Goethe-Zeit), the end of the 19th century (Nietzsche), the revolutionary art movement (Bauhaus and Expressionism) The academic program is combined with an intensive German language course offered at different levels. The class concept has been designed to teach German in the most effective way: It combines lectures of higly competent teachers with practical exercises in everyday German life – the best way to directly experience a new language. In addition the program includes several leisure time activities, such as workshops as well as excursions to Frankfurt and Berlin. Students will be accommodated at a host family throughout their stay. Due to the diverse and exciting structure of academic seminars and highly realistic cultural modules the program guarantees a broad and realistic impression of Germany and daily life in modern German society. Study Program Relating to the overall topic of “New Perspectives for a Globalized World: Environmental and Cultural Dimensions” the International Winter University Kassel 2018 offers the seminars... [-]

Spring Semester 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. [+]

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 [-]

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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017. 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... [-]

Environmental Technician

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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. [+]

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. [-]

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Engineering Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This exit-only program is designed to enable engineers and other technical specialists to take a leadership role in the field of environmental engineering and management. The 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 course combines a set of key subjects that contain information on the nature of environmental problems together with engineering techniques for their solution. This is supplemented by management and policy subjects to empower the engineer, or technical specialist, to lead multidisciplinary teams working in the field of environmental engineering and management.

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. Career options include positions in government agencies or private corporations, or as consultants.... [-]


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.... [-]


PGDip in Endangered Species Recovery

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time 6 months March 2018 Mauritius United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This unique programme, which will combine an academic qualification with intensive in situ fieldwork experience on Mauritius, will be administered as one of DICEs portfolio of postgraduate programmes in conservation science and management within the School of Anthropology and Conservation. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017. A new Postgraduate Diploma programme in Endangered Species Recovery is currently being developed by DICE that will capitalise on its long-standing links with the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (Durrell) and the Mauritius Wildlife Foundation (MWF). Students registered on this University of Kent diploma will be based entirely on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean where they will be immersed within a world-renowned species and habitat restoration programme, spear-headed by MWF in collaboration with Durrell. This exciting and novel approach to postgraduate training will enable students to learn cutting-edge conservation techniques and gain world-class hands-on experience in the field. Distinctive Features This unique programme, which will combine an academic qualification with intensive in situ fieldwork experience on Mauritius, will be administered as one of DICEs portfolio of postgraduate programmes in conservation science and management within the School of Anthropology and Conservation. Durrell is one of the foremost species conservation organisations in the world, having recovered many endangered species from critically low numbers through intensive, hands-on species management. Durrell therefore compliments DICE’s academic credentials with its evidence-based species recovery efforts on the ground. Both DICE and Durrell have a long-term partnership in conservation research and training with MWF, the organisation which has successfully led the recovery efforts for a large number of threatened endemic species. MWF’s work has already saved a minimum of five endemic species from extinction, as well as pioneering ecosystem recovery techniques for restoring whole-island ecosystems. Students on this new... [-]

Integrated Cultural Experience: The Arctic

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 5 days August 2017 Norway Moss

This course is built around a five-day, four-night group trip to Norway’s fascinating Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Our primary aim is to stimulate and deepen interest in the Arctic, a region of increasingly vital importance to our world, as well as in the far north of Norway. [+]

*SPECIAL COURSE WITH TRAVEL COMPONENT Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. This course is built around a five-day, four-night group trip to Norway’s fascinating Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Our primary aim is to stimulate and deepen interest in the Arctic, a region of increasingly vital importance to our world, as well as in the far north of Norway. During our time we will experience firsthand the climate of the High North, sample life in Longyearbyen, one of the world’s most northernmost towns, and expand our understanding of Svalbard’s history and status. Along the way will also learn more about its beautiful but fragile ecosystem and about the interlinking global processes of climate change. This is truly a rare opportunity that will unfold a unique place. Course requirements will include travel to and from Svalbard and participation in all planned activities, including scheduled sessions at the University Center of Svalbard (UNIS), a day-long boat excursion to the abandoned coal-mining settlement of Pyramiden, and any other common activities. Successful completion of all requirements will give one hour of course credit. Students can enroll either as a separate, one-credit course, or they can take it in tandem with my course in Arctic affairs. The latter is highly recommended, insofar as the... [-]

Seminar in the Sciences

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Norway Moss

This seminar will focus on selected bioethical, economic, environmental and/or political topics as they relate to the sciences, while emphasizing global perspectives and social responsibility. Students will examine the origins, evolution and current trends through multiple modes of information including text, video, podcasts, and other resources. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017. Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. This seminar will focus on selected bioethical, economic, environmental and/or political topics as they relate to the sciences, while emphasizing global perspectives and social responsibility. Students will examine the origins, evolution and current trends through multiple modes of information including text, video, podcasts, and other resources. [-]

Course in Global Environmental Studies

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 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... [-]

Human Factors in Arctic Work Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 3 days Finland Helsinki

This course will discuss the special risks of work in the Arctic environment. The participants will learn about the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017. This course will discuss the special risks of work in the Arctic environment. The participants will learn about the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations. Course objectives To provide participants with knowledge of the special risks of the work in the Arctic environment and the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations. Target group OHS and HR personnel in Arctic companies Course outline Lectures and team work Main topics Effects of cold on humans Protection against the cold Performance in the cold Shift work Offshore work Mining work Work in the heights Background Both the work and the climate is changing in the Arctic regions. Workers have to adapt to new occupations and migratory workers have to adapt to a new environment and a new climate as well. In spite of global warming, cold stress will remain a special risk in Arctic work, together with long distances and huge seasonal variation in light. There are however common and industrial branch specific solutions for maintaining well-being, health and safety in the Arctic. [-]

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. [+]

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 projects or practical lean implementation. Basic lean... [-]

Course - Work & Live in the Wild

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks June 2018 India Mumbai Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh Philippines Manila + 6 more

Whether you’re interested in a career or a life-changing experience, This program is about connecting you to the earth. You will learn about earth-sustaining concepts, like permaculture design and building with natural materials. You will explore environmental sciences, by monitoring sea turtles and propagating coral reefs. And you will acquire important (and fun!) expeditionary skills, like scuba diving, rock climbing, caving, among others. All while acquiring personal skills like leadership, collaboration, resilience and critical thinking. [+]

Best Course Studies in Environmental Studies 2017. Work & Live in the Wild Course Einstein said “Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” Whether you’re interested in a career or a life-changing experience, This program is about connecting you to the earth. You will learn about earth-sustaining concepts, like permaculture design and building with natural materials. You will explore environmental sciences, by monitoring sea turtles and propagating coral reefs. And you will acquire important (and fun!) expeditionary skills, like scuba diving, rock climbing, caving, among others. All while acquiring personal skills like leadership, collaboration, resilience and critical thinking. Challenging? Yes. Unforgettable? Life-changing? Yes, and yes! Skills Highlights: Scuba PADI certification WFR certification Rock climbing Mountain biking Hiking skills Marine conservation Coral reef restoration Permaculture design Buiding with bamboo Leadership skills Resilience Partners (partial list): Sierra Madre Divers Hanifl Center for Environmental Study Grasshopper Adventures NOLS PROGRAM EMPHASIS Outdoor skills, Ecology, conservation & research skills DATES Sept 5 - Nov 29, 2017 DURATION 12 weeks COUNTRIES/LOCATIONS India, Thailand, Cambodia, Phillippines ACCOMMODATIONS Hostels, tents, dorms, lodges, campsites, homestays DEPARTURE CITY New York, NY RETURN CITY Phnom Penh, Cambodia AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $24,000 [-]