Online MSc in Sustainability Studies

Best Online Masters of Science in Sustainability Studies 2018

Sustainability Studies

Master of Science degrees are scholastic programs that provide an in-depth education to students in their chosen discipline or focus. Receiving an MSc may help students to hone their research skills as well as their critical thinking, leadership, and communication skills.

Pursuing a degree in sustainability is an incredibly rewarding endeavor, although there are many tough issues and debates that arise out of this topic. The understanding of sustainability’s importance to the health of the globe and the community is a relatively new discussion among scientists and leaders.

Distance learning is a method of delivering education to students who are not physically present on campus. Various studies have shown that distance learning programmes can be as efficient and effective as conventional classroom programmes sometimes even better!

Online Master of Science in Sustainability Studies

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Master of Science in Architectural Studies (major in Sustainable Design)

American Center for Education
Online Full time Part time 12  August 2018 Singapore

The program is what’s known in the industry as a hybrid distance education program. It is designed for participants who are working or for whatever reason, cannot pick up and leave to attend a master’s program full time. We use a variety of tools to ensure that the program is equal to or better than what you would experience if you were on campus full time. [+]

Top Online MScs in Sustainability Studies. The three-semester UF Master of Science in Architectural Studies (major in Sustainable Design) program leads to a post-graduate professional degree in the specialized field of sustainable design. Open to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any field, it is an excellent opportunity for enhancing a student’s educational background, professional qualifications or teaching credentials through individualized, in-depth and interdisciplinary research in specific areas under the guidance of faculty specialists. The program is what’s known in the industry as a hybrid distance education program. It is designed for participants who are working or for whatever reason, cannot pick up and leave to attend a master’s program full time. We use a variety of tools to ensure that the program is equal to or better than what you would experience if you were on campus full time. Each course has lectures, readings assignments and online assessments which are delivered asynchronously-meaning that you can study according to your schedule and review the material as often as necessary. Additional, we have a weekly video conference to discuss the course materials with the group-essentially it’s a graduate seminar format. We have several “fly-in” sessions to give everyone face-to-face time in concentrated workshop formats. There are two trips Gainesville and one to Singapore/the Netherlands-the airfare and food of which are in addition to the tuition (we provide accommodations and local transportation on these trips). Entry Requirements Academic Requirements: - A four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or... [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ubiquity University
Online Full time Part time 8 - 12  September 2018 USA Mill Valley + 1 more

This program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the field of social innovation and offer a base education in how to create and develop new social ventures. [+]

3 core courses 3 elective courses 2 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach 2 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation Requirements: an undergraduate degree or an MBA Length: 10 courses Price: US$6,000 This program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the field of social innovation and offer a base education in how to create and develop new social ventures. It combines pioneering thinking in the field with learning from real-world case studies, and offers foundational skills in how to transform an idea into a viable social enterprise. This program also invites you to understand your triggers for action in both the global and local contexts, and offers valuable mental models and tools for designing ways to engage in issues of interest. The MSc can be an additional speciality on top of an existing MBA qualification, or can be taken as a program in its own right as a next step beyond an undergraduate degree. Certain competencies may be required to be demonstrated in advance, accessible through the Ubiquity platform. Upon completing this program, you will be better able to articulate and assess the viability of an idea and make choices from among a variety of approaches to social innovation. This program is relevant to students seeking to be entrepreneurial either in your own startup, as an intrapreneur within an organization, or as a leader of a social cause initiative that can benefit from more entrepreneurial thinking and doing. As... [-]

MSc in Sustainable Development (Distance Learning)

SOAS University of London
Online Full time Part time 2 - 5  February 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to specialise in one area in greater depth. [+]

Top Online MScs in Sustainability Studies. Overview Start of programme: February / May Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning The rationale for this innovative programme of study lies in the global environmental and development challenges that have been articulated in the Sustainable Development Goals. It is clear that solutions to the challenge of sustainable development require holistic, integrated and co-ordinated actions across a very wide range of sectors, and will increasingly require a multidisciplinary approach. This programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to specialise in one area in greater depth. Structure For the MSc in Sustainable Development students will take: 3 core modules 4 elective modules* 2 research modules * including one free choice from across all programmes (subject to approval on the Programme Convenor) Specialisms If you are taking an MSc or a Postgraduate Diploma you choose elective modules within a particular specialism. This creates the opportunity for a clear focus in your studies, whereby you can develop understanding and skills relevant to specific professional interests. The name of the specialism will appear on the certificate awarded. Core Modules Understanding Sustainable Development [compulsory] Climate Change and Development Environmental Science and Management Ethics for Environment and Development Elective modules Specialisms Development Management Economics and Institutions for Development Managing Knowledge and Communication for Development NGO Management Project Planning & Management Management in Rural Development (this module will run until 2018) Environmental Economics Economic Principles [advised] Economics... [-]

Graduate Diploma / MSc in Management for Sustainable Development

Dublin City University | DCU Connected - Excellence in Online Education
Online Part time January 2018 Ireland Dublin

This programme will enable learners to carry out research on a range of focused topics, involving data collection, critical analysis, and interpretation and to present them in a report format. Management for Sustainable Development’s main philosophy is that for business to be sustainable in the long-term, a manager must effectively manage the whole of the business’ resources, including environmental, economic and social resources, from a sustainable, global perspective. [+]

This Postgraduate Programme recently participated successfully in the accreditation process conducted with DCU Business School by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world's oldest and most prestigious global accrediting body for business schools. AACSB accreditation is widely recognised as the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools. Introduction Participating online, learners will cultivate professional skills from a sustainable management perspective. They will develop an understanding of the theoretical, practical and legal aspects of modern environmental practices. During their studies learners will examine the key management functions required in business, including strategic management, project management, entrepreneurship and risk assessment. This programme will enable learners to carry out research on a range of focused topics, involving data collection, critical analysis, and interpretation and to present them in a report format. Management for Sustainable Development’s main philosophy is that for business to be sustainable in the long-term, a manager must effectively manage the whole of the business’ resources, including environmental, economic and social resources, from a sustainable, global perspective. This programme will be of particular relevance to those working or aspiring to work as an environmental/sustainable development manager in a business, industry or service, and is particularly suited to those who wish to develop and implement best practice and sustainable strategies. Programme Degree Information: The overarching aim of the programme is to provide a Master’s programme for graduates who wish to develop their professional skills from... [-]