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Natural Environment and Resources Management

M.Sc.
18 months
Duration
8933 EUR/year
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About

The Natural Environment and Resources Management programme of study from University of Malta has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to work on the sustainability challenges of our time. 

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Overview

Students in the  Natural Environment and Resources Management  programme of study from University of Malta  will learn to work towards finding solutions for societal problems related to natural resource exploitation and environmental change. The postgraduate programme consists of four components: core, methods, specialisation and a dissertation.

The coursework aims to provide the candidates with a) a comprehensive knowledge base reflecting current thinking in Earth Systems, b) a solid methodological foundation, and c) an opportunity for in-depth focus in a thematic area relevant to environment and resource management in which the candidate has specific interest. There may be opportunities to travel to other countries to conduct primary research.

During the application process, students will be asked to rank the thematic areas in the list of specializations offered. At the end of the first semester, students will be asked to formally submit a research proposal for consideration by the Board of Studies.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

Potential employers include environmental, planning and resource management agencies and organizations, private-sector industry and services (such as aviation and marine meteorological services) and environmental appraisal consultancies, the University of Malta, other educational institutions, as well as European and international governmental and non-governmental agencies. Examples of the latter include the European Environment Agency, Centre International de Hautes études Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM), World Conservation Union (IUCN), Conservation International, the World Wildlife Fund, the World Bank, as well as various UN agencies including FAO, UNESCO, UNEP, UNDP and UNIDO.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for Natural Environment and Resource Management
  • Academic Reading, Writing and Speaking in English for Postgraduates
  • Earth Systems Science
  • Spatial Technologies for Environment Resources Management
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Tools and Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Introduction Week
Monday 12 October to Friday 16 October
  • Opening Ceremony
Friday 16 October

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Third Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

To be registered as regular students in the Course, applicants shall be in possession of:

  • a first cycle degree in Science with Earth Systems as a main area of study obtained with Second Class Honours or better or
  • a first cycle degree in Science obtained with Second Class Honours or better in an area that is deemed relevant by the Board.
Applicants with a first cycle degree in Science with Earth Systems as a main area of study obtained with Third Class Honours may be admitted if they show evidence of significant experience in work relevant to the area of study of the Course, obtained after their first cycle degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8933 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400 +
  • Bench Fees: TBC

Funding

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