Courses in Environmental Study

Courses are commonly taken by students pursuing personal development or additional education in their fields of choice. Courses can be found in varied formats ranging from short-term intensive programs to online courses lasting several months. Students frequently find themselves better prepared to take on more advanced job responsibilities after completing courses. What is a course in environmenta… Read more

Courses are commonly taken by students pursuing personal development or additional education in their fields of choice. Courses can be found in varied formats ranging from short-term intensive programs to online courses lasting several months. Students frequently find themselves better prepared to take on more advanced job responsibilities after completing courses.

What is a course in environmental study? An educational course in this field typically covers several aspects of the subject matter, including specialty topics such as environmental science, international environmental issues, conservation, ecological economics, agriculture and environmental justice, journalism and law. Classes may also cover marine policy, natural resource development, political ecology, environmental statistics and problem analysis, biodiversity and energy markets. The focus of each course could range from local topics to issues that affect multiple countries and economies.

Throughout their careers, students may find ways to apply many of the skills they learn while taking environmental study courses. They can learn to take multiple data points to develop strategic positions regarding complicated issues. Many also learn presentation skills and improve their critical reasoning abilities.

Courses vary in length depending on the intended subject matter, which can affect the cost of attendance. The manner in which content is delivered also impacts tuition and fees, which vary between universities. Online classes often have different fee structures than courses offered on campus.

An environmental study course can lead to different types of employment opportunities. Some graduates choose positions such as researcher, ecology specialist, marine biology associate, environmental project manager, geological analyst, conservation technician, environmental engineer or energy consultant. Students preferring careers in public service may work as environmental affairs coordinators, ecological compliance auditors, permitting administrators, inspectors or safety technicians.

Universities frequently offer traditional courses and those that can be conveniently accessed online by students located around the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt, Germany

Natural disasters are a major impediment to development in many countries, undermining sustainable development and leading to loss of lives and livelihoods. The course will he ... +

Natural disasters are a major impediment to development in many countries, undermining sustainable development and leading to loss of lives and livelihoods. The course will help to understand the spectrum of solutions offered by innovative climate and disaster risk insurance products as an essential element of a comprehensive risk management strategy. Participants will be introduced to the process of product development as well as tools and models relevant for climate and disaster risk analysis, insurance product design and pricing. -
Courses
Full-time
3 days
English
23 Sep 2020
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

This three-week January Term is perfect for students interested in Marine Ecology and Environmental Studies. You’ll study at the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and ... +

This three-week January Term is perfect for students interested in Marine Ecology and Environmental Studies. You’ll study at the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) on the island of San Cristóbal. This remote campus of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito was established to further efforts in conservation and sustainable development on the Galápagos Islands. -
Courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
School of Sustainability
Bologna, Italy

The course goal is to apply an understanding of the principles, strategies and analytic techniques of environmental design to real-world design problems at both the urban and ... +

The course goal is to apply an understanding of the principles, strategies and analytic techniques of environmental design to real-world design problems at both the urban and individual building scales. A key objective is to embed evidence-based environmental design thinking within the design process. Students have the opportunity to apply this approach to the critical evaluation of case study projects and of their own proposals. -
Courses
Full-time
8 weeks
English
Oct 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
UK Open College
UK Online, United Kingdom

The Environmental Studies specification enables students to gain an insight into the environment and the scientific processes that control and affect it.

The Environmental Studies specification enables students to gain an insight into the environment and the scientific processes that control and affect it. -
Courses
Part-time
700 hours
English
Online
 
Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
Elverum, Norway

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University) currently holds the UNESCO chair to promote education for sustainable living. As part of this effort, INN Univers ... +

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University) currently holds the UNESCO chair to promote education for sustainable living. As part of this effort, INN University offers an international program which highlights the Nordic perspectives on diversity and sustainable living within the field of education. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
 

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