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Environmental Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
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.
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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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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.
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  • National and International Students: QR 2000

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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