About the Programme
Students focus on the synergy between humans and the natural environment by using various techniques and tools to characterise geographic and environmental patterns, helping to protect places of historic, scientific and cultural significance.
This Environment - Dynamics of Territories and Societies programme of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi offers a specialised and multidisciplinary education on the management of environments, complemented by practical and applied courses. The curriculum has been formulated to create a next generation who is passionate about national and global environmental initiatives, policies and technologies that align with the future growth and prosperity of Abu Dhabi.
Students will learn how to process and interpret data based on location and spatial factors and devise solutions using Geographic Information System (GIS) approaches and tools. During their first year, students will study a range of specialised modules including ecology, biodiversity, dynamics of human-nature relationships, geohistory, geoprocessing, and environmental and natural heritage law, just to name a few. In the second year, students will focus on natural and technological risk management, development and management of environmental heritage, advanced GIS tools, and the planning of complex ecosystems, amongst others.
There are abundant rewarding career opportunities on a regional and global scale for graduates of the Environment: Dynamics of Territories and Societies Master programme. Career prospects vary from positions in government agencies related to urban management, natural resources management, planification and monitoring policies, NGOs, community development and urban affairs, semi-public organisations, private and/or cooperative companies and research departments in the environment, town and country planning and food processing sectors.
- Ecology and Biodiversity
- Environmental Anthropology
- Environmental Issues
- Paleo Environment
- Map Design: Mapping using Satellite Images
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesSustainable Development Environmental Economics & Policy Environmental Sciences View 5 other Masters in Sustainable Development in United Arab Emirates
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A copy of the bachelor degree earned in a discipline appropriate for the programme
- A copy of the high school diploma
- A detailed curriculum vitae
- A personal statement (not exceeding one page)
- For non-native English speakers a minimum EmSAT - English score of 1400 or TOEFL score of 550, 213 CBT, 79-80 iBT or an IELTS score of 6.0, valid for at least two years
- Official academic transcripts, official test scores
International24239 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 48478 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
National24239 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 48478 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
- AED 177,900
Living costs for Abu Dhabi
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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