The coursework aims to provide a comprehensive knowledge base reflecting current thinking in Earth Systems, a solid methodological foundation, and an opportunity for in-depth focus in a thematic area relevant to environment and resource management in which the candidate has specific interest.
During the application process, you will be asked to rank the elective thematic areas in order of preference, and are encouraged to contact the Course Coordinator, Dr Charles Galdies here, in order to discuss your selection of a specialisation area and potential research topic BEFORE applying online.
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.
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- 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
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- 18 months
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DisciplinesEnvironmental Management Natural Resource Management Environmental Sciences
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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.
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International8933 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
Local/EU/EEA/ Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:
- Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400 +
Living costs for Msida
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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