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MicroMasters Programme in Biobased Sciences for Sustainability (Wageningen University & Research)

edX MicroMasters Programs
Online Full time Part time 42  January 2017 USA Cambridge + 1 more

Learn how to help engineer a biobased future from the top experts in the field at the #1 ranked agricultural university in the world. [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. Average Length: 7 weeks per course Effort: 15-20 hours per week, per course Number Of Courses: 6 Courses in Program Subject: Business & Management, Social Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Science, Chemistry Institution: Wageningen University & Research Institution Offering Credit: Wageningen University & Research Language: English Video Transcripts: English Price (USD): $199 per course Learn how to help engineer a biobased future from the top experts in the field at the #1 ranked agricultural university in the world. The world is moving from using fossil resources to sustainable biobased resources. In this new world, it’s critical to determine if alternative biobased resources have the potential to become truly sustainable and economically viable. For companies in this industry, it’s important to know the challenges that lie ahead. This MicroMasters Program is intended for those currently working in the energy, chemical and biotech industries. It will focus on the use of chemical and biotechnological approaches for the production of energy-carriers, polymers, chemical building blocks and materials from renewable resources and waste streams. Completion of this MicroMasters Program in Biobased Sciences will enable you to discover new resources and help your company make the switch from fossil to renewable, biobased resources. Job Outlook Careers in industries such as: (bio)chemical industry, agrifood water companies, energy producers, logistics, and related governmental and non-governmental organizations Exciting career opportunities for traditionally and newly trained: (Bio)chemical engineers, process engineers, Supply chain manager, Product managers, entrepreneurs, consultants and business developers in a biobased business Research scientist, Microbiologist, Bioprocess specialist The US biobased products Industry Contributes $369 Billion and 4 Million Jobs to American economy EU employment in the Biobased sector accounts for 13.8 million jobs What You'll Learn: Understand the challenges of switching from a fossil fuel based economy to a biobased economy. Understand how to identify suitable raw materials and create valuable new products. Learn how to refine biomass without damaging its valuable components. Perform a functional analysis of potential methods that can be used for refining a resource. Learn how to efficiently convert biobased feedstocks into desired products. Evaluate technological, ethical, societal and economic consequences in the production of biobased products. Judge new innovations on their sustainability and business merits. Apply the circular economy principles to a process or product chain. MicroMasters Program Details How To Earn The MicroMasters Credential Successfully complete and earn a Verified Certificate in six courses. Take Your Credential To The Next Level Accelerate through the Master Biobased Sciences at Wageningen University. You can use your MicroMasters Credential to easily apply for the full on-campus research master programme at Wageningen University and Research (#1 Agricultural University in the World, NTU ranking 2016). The on-campus Master of Biobased Sciences is a 120 ECTS programme that usually takes 2 years to complete. If you have successfully completed the MicroMasters Program you may be able to finish it in just 1,5 years. If you apply, please keep in mind that the following admission criteria are still applicable: BSc degree in a relevant field GPA of > 70% Proven English fluency Courses Biobased Principles and Opportunities Learn why the biobased economy is so important for achieving sustainability and how it can increase company profit and consumer demand. Biobased Processes and Implementation Discover how to use microorganisms and catalysts to create biobased products, and then learn how to market and sell those products. Advanced Biorefinery Learn how to design an effective biorefinery to obtain valuable components from various biobased feedstocks. Advanced Biobased Conversion Design new (bio)catalytic conversion routes to use biobased feedstocks to their highest potential as building blocks. Circular Economy Learn how to design various structures of a biobased supply-chain and how to choose the best alternative based on quantitative analysis. Biobased Sciences for Sustainability Capstone Use the skills and knowledge gained in the Biobased Sciences for Sustainability MicroMasters to design a sustainable biobased process. What is a MicroMasters Program? Developed to advance a career and born from Master's programs of leading universities, MicroMasters programs are a series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy, and may accelerate a Master's degree. [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Teaching Of Mathematics And Physical Sciences

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. [+]

Duration (years): 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Education Sciences: Teaching Mathematics and Science Education (MEd, 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives To monitor the progress of modern research in their area and collaborate with colleagues to explore issues and problems facing the educational community. Identify and / or produce and test relevant teaching materials and to disperse the teachers of their specialty. To undertake action research and communicate their findings to the school site and in the wider community, eg lectures seminars or otherwise. To serve as reference people, as to the specific items to colleagues both at school level and in the education system level. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program have the following options: 9.1 To seek management position at school level (eg Manager, Assistant Manager) and / or the Ministry of Education and Culture (eg Inspector). 9.2 To work as trainers at the Pedagogical Institute. 9.3 Understand academic position at a higher education institution. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the program can pursue doctoral studies. [-]

European Masters Environmental And Energy Management

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The holder of the European Master Environmental Management and Energy integrates functions of responsibility in the private and parastatal organizations of all sizes. [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. The holder of the European Master Environmental Management and Energy integrates functions of responsibility in the private and parastatal organizations of all sizes. It will be a listener Mission / board or responsible Energy / Environment / Safety. It may hold positions or frame attached to the direction of a structure (often integrated into a QHSE department) either integrated framework in Environment and Sustainable Development Department at the headquarters of a large company, a local authority or a consultancy. Your Profile Be sensitive to issues related to the environment, be provided with a capacity to communicate and to "educate". Acquire the following skills: Master of legislation (environmental and energy) and audit tools to conduct an energy and environmental diagnostics Energy and environmental design strategies for sustainable enterprise; realization of the plans of energy and environmental control through a program Implementation of processes and procedures of energy management system and environmental management and conduct of the studies necessary to carry out this program Staff training and team leadership to mobilize domestic actors on the energy and environmental project of the company Internal and external communication with dissemination of the characteristic elements of the action plan Evaluation of actions and performance measurement Program Structure Energy and Environmental Management - Master I UC 4/5 - Companies, competition and Europe UC B4 - European Living Language UC D 41.1 - Basic tools UC D 41.2 - Environmental and Energy diagnosis UC D42 - Mission Project or Professional Energy and Environmental Management - Master II UC B5 - European Living Language UC D51 - Application of basic tools UC D52 - Action Plans: environmental and energy solution UCD 53 - Professional thesis Training A probationary period lasting 6 to 12 weeks is achievable, but not mandatory. Candidates not having the opportunity to do an internship can support their memory on theoretical work. In this case, the memory project is determined with reference your teacher. [-]

Inter-university Master's Degree in Computer Engineering and Mathematics

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online Part time October 2017 Spain Tarragona Barcelona + 1 more

The URV-UOC online Master's Degree in Computer Engineering and Mathematics (ECiM) offers interdisciplinary training in the areas of engineering and applied sciences. The ECiM programme includes cutting-edge topics such as computer modelling and simulation, numerical methods, parallel and distributed computing, knowledge representation, networks and graphs, and applied optimisation. The aim of the degree is to prepare students for... [+]

Inter-university Master's Degree in Computer Engineering and Mathematics The URV-UOC online Master's Degree in Computer Engineering and Mathematics (ECiM) offers interdisciplinary training in the areas of engineering and applied sciences. The ECiM programme includes cutting-edge topics such as computer modelling and simulation, numerical methods, parallel and distributed computing, knowledge representation, networks and graphs, and applied optimisation. The aim of the degree is to prepare students for R&D positions in industry, research centres and universities. It is intended for graduates with various scientific and technical qualifications (computer engineering, mathematics, telecommunications engineering, industrial engineering, statistics, physics, etc.). Students must complete a total of 60 ECTS credits, distributed as follows: 17 for compulsory subjects, 25 for optional subjects and 18 for the master's thesis. The ECiM is designed to be completed in one year (full-time students) or two years (part-time students). As the programme’s lecturers are active researchers in the fields they teach, they can help students to initiate research careers in computer engineering and mathematics. Career opportunities Research and development centres Companies working in the information and communication technologies Computing centres Universities Language of instruction Catalan, Spanish, English Student Profile This Master's Degree is aimed at candidates who previously obtained: Bachelor's degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and related fields. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electronics, Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and related fields. Participating universities Universitat Rovira i Virgili (coordinating university) Open University of Catalonia FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects First semester Numerical Methods in Engineering High Performance Computing Optional subjects Second semester Simulation Final Master's Project Optional subjects OPTIONAL SUBJECTS: In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated. Error Correcting Codes Chaotic Dynamical Systems Graphs and Applications Modeling Using Differential Equations Cryptology Multivariate Analysis of Data Particle and Finite Element Simulation Complex Networks Operative Research Combinatorial Optimization Data Structures and Algorithms Knowledge Representation Artificial Intelligence Distributed Computing Pattern Recognition Admission qualifications A university degree in mathematics, statistics, physics or a related field. A university degree in computer engineering, telecommunications, electronic engineering, industrial engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aeronautical engineering or a related field. Seletion Criteria Pre-enrolled students will be selected according to the following criteria: Suitability of the admission qualification, up to 40 points. Qualifications will be graded in accordance with the following scale: a. Graduates in the field of science: up to 40 points. b. Graduates in the field of engineering and architecture: up to 40 points. c. Other qualifications: 0 points. Evaluation of the students' academic record in the university degree that qualifies them for admission to the master's degree: up to 40 points. Other training (courses, seminars or other training activities, for which proof must be provided) or professional experience relevant to the content of the master's degree: up to 10 points. Previous experience in research and/or stays in research centres of at least 4 weeks (proof must be provided): up to 10 points. [-]

Master of Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online Full time July 2017 Australia Newcastle

Are you an environmental practitioner who is concerned about the risks (human and ecological) associated with environmental pollution and wants to be involved in providing creative solutions to minimise those risks? The University of Newcastle’s Master of Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation can be the pathway to that position you’ve been dreaming of. [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. Are you an environmental practitioner who is concerned about the risks (human and ecological) associated with environmental pollution and wants to be involved in providing creative solutions to minimise those risks? The University of Newcastle’s Master of Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation can be the pathway to that position you’ve been dreaming of. Providing you with specialised training in risk assessment and environmental remediation designed for the growing needs of the remediation industry both nationally and globally, this hands on practicals and research-focused program will help prepare you for your dream job. Using a balanced approach that includes both hands on and case studies, you’ll examine the core concepts, principles and techniques underlying environmental risk assessment and remediation. You’ll learn how to assess a contaminated site including following guidelines for contaminated site assessment (e.g. NEPM-ASC) and jurisdictional legislation regulating management of contaminated land; carry out desktop research for preliminary site investigation(PSI), develop conceptual site models, produce a sampling plan for a detailed site investigation using data quality objectives (DQO’s) and evaluate contaminated site data to identify contaminant fate and pathways and assess the risk presented by the contaminant(s) detected on site and determine the need for further investigation or remediation. In addition, you will learn the chemodynamics of environmental contaminants and review the latest remediation technologies. You will be given a research project in the field of environmental remediation, which will give you the opportunity to apply a systematic and scientific approach to problem solving. On completion, you’ll be able to provide full site assessment reports that exceed client’s expectation, provide innovative solutions to remediation and/or risk assessment problems and bring remediation projects to a successful conclusion. Is it for you? Environmental practitioners can have different backgrounds and their previous experience and knowledge often help shape the future direction of their careers. You may have a bachelor’s degree in science or applied science (engineering) and now want to expand your skills and move into the growing field of environmental remediation. Or you may want to start a research career in the field of environmental chemistry, toxicology and technology. The University of Newcastle’s Master of Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation will provide you with specialized skills required by the growing needs of the remediation industry or the required skills to start a research pathway. Career Pathways The University of Newcastle’s Master of Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation will prepare you for managing contaminated site(s) projects and developing remediation action plans for both private and public organisations. With a core focus on environmental risk assessment and remediation, you will have specialised and instrumental skills that will be highly valued by mining, property development and industrial sectors. Your capacity to work internationally will be supported by University’s own reputation in the field. You can also start a research career in the highly needed area of environmental remediation that will be highly valued by environmental research organisations. Admission Requirements Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in an Environmental Science discipline (or cognate discipline) or a three Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a field other than Environmental Science (non-cognate discipline) with a minimum of 2 years relevant industry related experience are eligible to undertake a 160 unit program which can be completed in 2 years full time or 4 years part time. Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in an Environmental Science discipline (cognate discipline) with a minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience or a combination of a three year Bachelor degree in a field other than Environmental Science (non-cognate discipline) with a 1 year Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in an Environmental Science discipline (cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time. Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in a field other than Environmental Science (non-cognate discipline) with a minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience or a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a field other than Environmental Science (non-cognate discipline) but with at least 5 years relevant industry experience are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time. Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in an Environmental Science discipline (cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time. Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438 [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Pedagogical Supervision in Mathematics Education

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Online Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master Degree in Educational Sciences - Specialisation in Pedagogical Supervision in Mathematics Education is a Master for continuous training of kindergarten educators and teachers in the mathematics area. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master Degree in Educational Sciences - Specialisation in Pedagogical Supervision in Mathematics Education is a Master for continuous training of kindergarten educators and teachers in the mathematics area. The Master aims to: promote the acquisition and development of knowledge in the area of pedagogical supervision, with particular emphasis in the context of mathematics education; promote the development of teacher self-training skills, based on research in mathematics education; promote the preparation of teacher educators for primary and secondary school teachers; promote research and innovation in the field of supervision in mathematics education. Combining transversal and specific training areas, the Master progressively develops skills in the pedagogical supervision, the mathematics education and the educational research dimensions. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Pedagogical Supervision in Mathematics Education. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master's Degree In Marine Science And Technology

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time Open Enrolment Spain Barcelona

The growing importance of sustainable management is acquiring the marine and coastal ecosystems in state policies is demonstrated in numerous international agreements signed in recent years [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. The growing importance of sustainable management is acquiring the marine and coastal ecosystems in state policies, is demonstrated by the numerous international agreements signed in recent years. Many coastal municipalities, responsible for ensuring the health of its beaches and coasts, require increasingly, the presence of a specialized figure coastal management and resources, both biological and tourism. To this growing need for trained personnel must be added the lack of training plans training in the various state oceanographic disciplines, being very common specialization through postgraduate training. The program in Marine Science and Technology is focused on the practical applications that occur in coastal systems. In this regard, a review of the various oceanographic disciplines so you have an idea of ​​unbounded marine blocks. Once understood the interactions between different disciplines, applied study delves into the coastal environment through practical specializations. Duration, credit structure and degree Regarding the distribution of the time it is established that: - As a program remotely and not subject to classes, not a specific start date set, so that students can enroll at any time, provided there is places available. - By academic or educational reasons has a minimum duration of six months program. - The maximum time available for the program is two years. In this time period, the student must have submitted all relevant evaluations and the Final Project or Thesis. Scholarships The Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER) periodically allocates an economic game with extraordinary FUNIBER Scholarship in Education. To apply, simply submit your request to grant the required data portal home page, and the Evaluation Committee will consider the suitability of your application for the grant of financial assistance in the form of Fellowship Training FUNIBER. [-]

Master in Sustainable Development

Divulgazione Dinamica
Online Part time 600  September 2017 Spain Sevilla

The Master in Sustainable Development can specialize their training in an emerging area of ​​our production system, from a social approach. [+]

LANGUAGE: ITALIAN

Master in Sustainable DevelopmentThe Master in Sustainable Development can specialize their training in an emerging area of ​​our production system, from a social approach. CONTENTS: 1. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT- Concept of sustainable development. Historical evolution- Environment and sustainability- Social dimension of sustainability- The economic dimension of sustainability- Summits and agreements on global sustainability 2. EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT- European Strategy for sustainable development- Sustainable Development. Measures taken in the European Union 3. NEW ECONOMY- Economics- Economy and Environment- New economy- The new fields of employment 4. LABOUR MARKET- Policies for employment and training- The characteristics of the working world in our country at the end of the twentieth century, in relation to new technologies and sources of employment in favor of new 5. THE PROBLEM OF DEVELOPMENT- Introduction- Development and Underdevelopment 6. TECHNICAL INVESTIGATION OF SOCIAL- Tools and methodology that facilitate the analysis of realityin the investigation-action 7. BUILDING PROJECTS- Levels of planning: plan, program, project- Levels of projects- Phases of a project- Elements of a project- Quality of the projects. Guide to Action 8. GROUP MANAGEMENT- Context and conceptualization- Influence of the group on its members 9. SOCIAL ACTION- Concept and development of social- Legislation social intervention. Methodology- The professional work. Sectors and specific needs 10. SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT- Introduction to sustainable tourism- Economic Viability- Sustainable management of socio-cultural factors 11. CULTURAL HERITAGE AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT- The local endogenous development and sustainable- Cultural heritage as an incentive for the development- Regional strategies for local development 12. TRAINING FOR HUMAN RESOURCES- Importance of training in enterprises; Functions of the training;Characteristics of training; design tasks;Continuing Education 13. CONFLICT PREVENTION- Concept and types of conflict- Strategy of prevention of conflicts... [-]


Master of Education – Programme Specialist – Math

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Learn how to plan and implement effective mathematic curriculum by earning a Master in Education Math Program Specialist degree from Liberty University Online. [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. Learn how to plan and implement effective mathematic curriculum by earning a Master in Education Math Program Specialist degree from Liberty University Online. This program prepares students to address critical issues in mathematics education by developing analytical perspectives for research, engaging in reflective teaching and deepening mathematical knowledge. Students will learn to conduct basic research to determine and optimize how people of all ages learn mathematics. Courses provide specialized preparation for students seeking credentials for a K– 12 school position or those with a desire to further their education and pursue either an Ed.S. or Ed.D. This program is approved through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is a state-approved program for advanced licensure (reciprocity with other states) or endorsements. Potential Career Fields: Math Specialist Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Master of applied science

Charles Sturt University
Online Part time Australia

CSU's Applied Science program is an articulated sequence of postgraduate courses providing students with the flexibility to select subjects from the vast range available to tailor course [+]

Master of Applied Science

Study Mode:

Distance education

CSU's Applied Science program is an articulated sequence of postgraduate courses providing students with the flexibility to select subjects from the vast range available to tailor course content that matches their individual needs and aspirations in the fields of Science and Agriculture.

This is an articulated sequence of postgraduate degrees which incorporates a Graduate Certificate in Applied Science, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Science and a Master of Applied Science. These courses provide students with the flexibility to select subjects from the vast range available to tailor a course that matches their individual needs and aspirations. Under the guidance of the Course Coordinator, the courses offer graduates the opportunity to develop their own content in their chosen field of study.... [-]


Master In Embedded Systems Design For Sustainability

Gaia Education
Online Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Forres + 1 more

The Master in Integrated Systems Design for Sustainability, GEDSiS, 2-year is an official course of the Open University of Catalonia, of interest to all those who want to create sustainable communities or organizations. This is the first and only course on the market that addresses sustainable design from a holistic perspective that includes the four main dimensions of sustainability: social, economic, ecological and world view of sustainability. [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. The Master in Integrated Systems Design for Sustainability, GEDSiS, 2-year is an official course of the Open University of Catalonia, of interest to all those who want to create sustainable communities or organizations. This is the first and only course on the market that addresses sustainable design from a holistic perspective that includes the four main dimensions of sustainability: social, economic, ecological and world view of sustainability. Most people in the world live and work in towns and cities with transportation systems, building systems, forms of land use, power systems, economic and financial systems, governance, etc., all "designed "with a specific intention at a given time. But the design continues. Towns, cities, communities and human organizations are constantly being redesigned to suit the conditions of a changing environment. The problems of climate change, biodiversity loss, depletion of natural resources, increasing inequality and poverty, the growing demand for greater social participation, etc. They force us to rethink our way of being in the world, the way how we design our communities and organizations that are truly sustainable. Art and science of designing human settlements and sustainable entrepreneurship is a multidimensional, comprehensive and holistic company, covering all human experience. For a good design everything is relevant, it is therefore necessary to combine the best of traditional wisdom based on the place, with appropriate modern technologies and innovation, always within the limits of natural cycles that sustain life on Earth. The Master in Design of Integrated Systems for Sustainability has been 'designed' to train generalists, able to understand and integrate numerous simultaneously and different disciplines, and interested in developing an active role in transforming their communities and organizations. People with Permaculture Design Certificate or EDE validate the subject of Basic Principles, which will save them more than 150 € in tuition. Who should attend Urban planning professionals, rural and bio- Professionals in architecture, construction and engineering Community leaders (in rural or urban communities) and organizational (in all kinds of entrepreneurial projects large and small scale) Planners, designers and researchers sustainable human habitats Businessmen and economists interested in social and environmental responsibility, and ethical and sustainable development Educators who want to learn new skills and perspectives Teachers and students with an interest in sustainable design Social workers and educators Aid workers and responsible NGOs related to development and cooperation Career prospects Private Sector Coordinator or advisor sustainable design teams to create new eco-districts, eco-developments, eco-condominiums, eco-enterprises, etc. Public Sector: manager or consultant in environment and urban planning departments of any public administration. NGO Sector: manager or consultant cooperation projects involving the (re) partial or total design of local communities full program First year. Graduate Design for Sustainability 1st Specialization: Ecosystems and social dynamics The social dimension of sustainable design Create community and embrace diversity The Art of Compassionate Communication Facilitation Skills: Decision-making and conflict resolution personal empowerment and leadership skills Celebrating Life: Art and Creativity Local, bioregional and global reach The ecological dimension of sustainable design A systems approach to eco-design Appropriate Technology: Water Permaculture, Sustainable Agriculture and Natural areas Appropriate Technology: Energy Construction and ecological restoration 2nd Specialization: Sustainable Economy and systems thinking The economic dimension of sustainable design Bringing the global economy towards sustainability Making money our servant and not our master right livelihood Revitalize local economies legal and financial issues Vision of the world A vision of the emerging world and holistic The awakening of consciousness Reconnecting with nature Health and Healing Socially Engaged Spirituality Second year. Deepening the design 3rd Specialization: Designing with nature permaculture design human settlements The design process Methods of analysis and design natural patterns 2 Organizations as ecosystems, complexity and biomimicry The bases of biomimicry Life and the complexity of open systems Levels of natural organization, cognitive systems and collective intelligence Application in organizations 4th Specialization: Design adapted to the context Design of urban ecosystems Urban systems and ecosystems Elements for sustainable urban development Materials, water and energy ecosystem planning rural and indigenous communities, inspiration and adaptation The connection to the land Than linear to cyclic Pagamentos balance and traditional technologies biological and cultural diversity the key to resilience Final work of master Objectives and competences The overall objective of the program is to train design professionals, in all its manifestations (educators, architects, engineers, environmental managers, etc.) for the development of their professions within the framework of a culture for the development of habitats, communities and sustainable organizations. To do this, students can achieve the following general competencies: Ability to implement processes of transition to a comprehensive sustainable culture both on a small scale (small businesses, associations and local communities), and at the level of large bioregional communities and organizations. Ability to (re) designing communities and organizations from a holistic, systemic and integrated approach, making use of recent developments in complexity theory and dynamical systems. Ability to lead or advise a multidisciplinary team, consisting of experts in the various fields of design sustainable communities and organizations. Ability to understand the great challenges we face in an increasingly complex and information-based society, and to adequately respond to such challenges in our personal lives. [-]

Master Cue - Assembly And Maintenance Management Of Wind Farms

Campus Universitario Europeo
Online Full time Part time September 2017 Spain Málaga + 1 more

Professional Master Program in Management CUE Installation and Maintenance of wind farms to effect coordination will mount commissioning and operation management and ... [+]

Professional Master CUE - Management Installation and Maintenance of wind farms Professional Master Program in Management CUE Installation and Maintenance of wind farms, serve to effect coordination assembly and commissioning and operation management maintenance of wind and wind turbines with the quality and safety require- das and complying with current legislation. The Master will train our students to: Develop assembly projects wind power facilities. Manage the commissioning and operation of wind energy facilities. Preventing occupational hazards and emergency action on wind farms. Assemble and maintain wind turbines. Manage the maintenance of wind turbines.

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Masters In Environmental Impact Assessment

Vértice Business School
Online Part time Open Enrolment Spain Madrid Málaga + 1 more

The Master in Environmental Impact Assessment Vertex Business School responds to the need to train professionals in environmental prevention, through analysis, planning and evaluation as a technical instrument to determine the most sustainable alternatives in the projects proposed by man against his environment. [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. The Master in Environmental Impact Assessment Vertex Business School responds to the need to train professionals in environmental prevention, medianteel analysis, planning and evaluation as a technical instrument to determine the most sustainable alternatives in the projects proposed by man against his environment . The huge professional interest in this training program lies primarily in the growing importance of the environmental variable in the development of any engineering project, as well as increased awareness of governments, companies and individuals in the responsible use of energy resources with the objective braking, as far as possible, land degradation and climate change, but more compatible with the necessary development of society. The students in the Master in Environmental Impact Assessment Vertex Business School, extend their networks with professionals from other companies and countries, acquiring a personal differentiation, which facilitates the employability and improving their career. GOALS AND xponer the conceptual framework of the Environmental Impact Assessment and the importance it as a tool for environmental management. To enable the student to determine which projects are compatible with the environment through the identification, assessment and prevention of potential environmental impacts and where appropriate, take steps to reduce their impact corrective actions. Instruct the student in the process of drawing up environmental impact studies according to project characteristics. To provide students with the knowledge necessary to implement a system of environmental monitoring and control of projects. Our methodological resources: Teacher instructional videos on different subjects Manuals with the content of each subject Thematic discussion forums Activities and Case Studies Online assessment tests Master final project. Addressed to Professionals or university graduates who need to supplement their current lineup, to develop activities related to the control of environmental impacts on projects of all kinds, both in government and private sector activities. Although the Master is open to any student with a university degree, is particularly aimed at students graduated from: Or bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences Forestry, Forestry and Roads, Channels and Ports Agricultural engineering Biology and Science Law People without a university degree, by their personal interests or experience in the environmental area, may want a quality education in this field. Career prospects Responsible for Environmental Projects Technical evaluation of environmental impact Technical environmental management Consultant / at room Environmental Manager Teaching Environmental auditor Technical / specialist in environmental monitoring plans [-]

Degree In Astronomy And Astrophysics Master

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time April 2017 Spain Valencia

The main objective of this Master is to train students so that they can conduct their own research in any field of Astronomy and Astrophysics. It also provides knowledge on current topics of contemporary astronomy, both in relation to the constituents of the universe, as the latest observational techniques used in space exploration. [+]

Master in Astronomy and Astrophysics The main objective of this Master is to train students so that they can conduct their own research in any field of Astronomy and Astrophysics. It also provides knowledge on current topics of contemporary astronomy, both in relation to the constituents of the universe, as the latest observational techniques used in space exploration. Cover therefore theoretical and technical related with the most advanced technologies in astronomical observation, the use of detectors and the analysis of data obtained aspects. Career prospects Researcher: full, rigorous and current training in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Analysis and processing of time series images and spectra. Terrestrial, space and virtual observatories. Observational methods in different energy ranges Professor, popularizer: science techniques. Science journalism. Use of new technologies TFM The Master's Thesis (TFM), consist of an original study that will focus on a topic related to the theoretical contents of the Master or is linked to the observational practice done. The aim of the Master's Thesis is deepening and / or expertise in any of the issues related to the various modules completed in the Master in Astronomy and Astrophysics. To do this, students must make a short work of introduction to research or literature review on the subject. The specific objectives of the course Master's Thesis are: Deepen and specialize in any of the issues related to the various modules completed in the Master in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Apply the knowledge and skills learned during the master in an investigation to be carried out independently, always with the help of the director of the Master's Thesis. Perform a complete and extensive literature search of the research topic, based on books and articles. Writing a scientific style memory with all necessary to expose a problem in astronomy and astrophysics components. publicly defend the work done in a concise and clear and know how to respond to questions from the court. Practices The goal of observational practices Master in Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Valencian International University (VIU) is to enable students to perform a complete astronomical observation, from the preparation of the observations, acquisition, reduction and subsequent analysis and interpretation data. The observational practices are conducted remotely (online) in small groups and consist of a minimum of three full nights of observation. Admission Requirements  Have direct access to this title Licensed or graduate students in Physics, Mathematics or Engineering (higher or technical) or the European Higher Education Area or any other space, after checking the equivalent level of training for access. However, entry is allowed also through entrance test to graduates in Chemistry, Biology and Geology. These qualifications have a scientific basis is of great interest in specific branches of the current Astrophysics (as in the case of astrobiology, the analysis of chemical abundances in stellar or planetary atmospheres and interstellar medium, the study of rocky bodies in solar, or seismology in stars and planets internal structure of the system.) students from these qualifications must pass a test designed for the purpose by the University, for the accreditation of mastery of skills relating to this Master. This test will be designed and corrected by the Commission of Title University considering the agenda and the peculiarities of the title. The University published on the website of the Master the test corresponding to the access agenda. Students in Chemistry, Biology and Geology who do not pass the entrance test will have no option to enroll the Master. selecting students In the event that demand for applicants who fit the profile of the recommended income exceeds the supply of places, applications will be in accordance with the criteria set out below: Assessment of the transcript of the official accredited training (have a weight on the final grade of 70%). Assessment of professional experience related to the area of ​​the Master (will have a weighting of the final grade of 30%). The selection procedure will be conducted by a Selection Committee which shall consist of: the director of the Master, or his delegate. the coordinator of the Master, or his delegate. Academic Management responsible. responsible of the Research and Quality. Finally, the following access priority is established if the number of seats demanded exceeds the number of places available: Bachelor or Degree in Physics Bachelor or Degree in Mathematics Engineering (higher or technical) or equivalent qualifications Grade Bachelor or Degree in Chemistry. Bachelor or Degree in Biology Bachelor or Degree in Geology If it was necessary to seek further information, the Selection Committee may conduct an interview to applicants via videoconference in order to assess the adequacy of their training and experience. In the interview, the committee may request broader and more specific on those aspects of the dossier and academic training, further references, aptitudes, interests and motivation, it considers relevant for admission. [-]

Master's Degree In Regional Planning And Environmental Management

UNIBA Centro Universitario Internacional de Barcelona
Online Full time Part time 10  April 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

This puts you in master knowledge and skills that will allow you to study spatial planning and environmental management and deepen in all fields that explore the relationship between society and territory. [+]

Top Online Masters in Natural Sciences. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES This puts you in master knowledge and skills that will allow you to study spatial planning and environmental management and deepen in all fields that explore the relationship between society and territory. Starting from own integrative approach to geography, these studies enable you to participate in projects related to land use planning and environmental management, applied to different environments and geographical scales: urban and rural; coastal areas, inland or mountain areas. One of the strengths of the program are field trips, with which you can elaborate on the ground in the areas of the master. Also, the training acquired will help you master the different strategies and guidelines for local and regional development and utilization of land resources available, from an ethical, responsible and sustainable perspective. With this curriculum: You will develop key to professionally devote to territorial planning skills, the analysis of rural and urban space and environmental management. Know correctly interpret social structures and dynamics and territorial. You will make effective use of the instruments of analysis, planning and land management. You're ready / a to design plans and actions for local and regional development and use of land resources available. You will learn to write reports and opinions on territorial, sectoral and strategic plans, master plans, management plans for natural areas and land use plans. You will acquire the guidelines to make decisions in accordance with the principles of sustainability, social and territorial responsibility and equity. At the end and overcome your studies get the Master in Territorial Planning and Environmental Management, an official certificate that gives you the University of Barcelona. This qualification is recognized and adapted to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and it'll increase your career options and / or extend your studies to access a doctorate. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS To access this master's degree, and in accordance with the provisions in Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007 of 29 October, must be in possession of one of these qualifications: Spanish official university degree. Title issued by an institution of higher education that empowers the EHEA in the country of dispatch, in accessing official master's teachings. University degree outside the EHEA. In that case, I must homologate a Spanish official university degree or seek prior verification (without approval) by the University of Barcelona, ​​to confirm that the courses taken are per equivalent to that of the official Spanish university qualification studies and empower you in the country issuing the degree, access to official master studies. Acceptance into an official master does not, in any case, prior approval of title or recognition for purposes other than pursue a master's teaching. GRANTS In order to provide you access to your studies, UNIBA offers you various types of scholarships: Academic merit scholarships Own scholarships: awarded to students with good professional record by the admissions committee. Scholarships and grants the Ministry of Education or other state government agencies. At all times our educational advisors will inform you of the validity of each and can guide you on the needs and steps to follow when applying for any of these scholarships. PROFESSIONAL OUTINGS Obtaining a Masters in Regional Planning and Environmental Management empowers you to work in the following areas: Architectural firms. Cartography. Toponymy. Geolocation. Urbanism. Companies and institutions, both public and private, engaged in the planning and land management. Consulting and companies specializing in environmental management Quality management. Government. Schools, performing teaching duties. [-]