Environmental Science

Qatar University

24 months
495 EUR/credit
495 EUR/credit
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The M. Sc. in Environmental Science Program at Qatar University is a rigorous yet flexible (full-time & part-time) program. It addresses the need for a workforce that can solve a broad range of burgeoning environmental issues. It is considered to be a very promising opportunity for reaching Excellence in Environmental Science in a University giving high priority to scientific research.


This M. Sc. program in Environmental Science at Qatar University is taught by world class scientists/experts in the field. It prepares students for research in environmental science, for doctoral study, and for technical positions in universities, industry or governmental agencies.

Learning outcomes

This program is based on an interdisciplinary approach. Students learn to develop analytical tools and models, as well as technologies, socio-political arrangements to prevent and control environmental and sustainability issues. 

The curriculum emphasizes advanced principles of environmental science in areas such as conservation, pollution, marine ecology, global change, environmental law and economics, and sustainable development. Being multidisciplinary in nature, this program will serve a wide variety of post-graduate students who may have diverse backgrounds and goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Microbiological Processes in Environmental Systems
  • Regulation, the Environment and Qatar Public Policy
  • Earth Systems
  • Graduate Seminar in Environmental Science
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Databases
  • Internship/Technical Report
  • Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis
  • Graduate Research and Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants to the Master in Environmental Science program who meet the following minimum criteria will be considered for admission to Qatar University:

  • Completed a Bachelor degree in Science, engineering, or related field with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of 4.00 or equivalent from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of Higher Education or comparable in that country. Students with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 or equivalent can apply only for the project (professional) option.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National and International Students: QR 2000


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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Environmental Science
Qatar University