Best 94 Masters Programs in Sustainability Studies 2019
In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.
Those interested in pursuing an advanced degree in sustainability will learn about relevant topics, including the science and politics of climate change, development, poverty, and the social responsibility of larger corporations. Most programs are at least two years in length.
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is designed for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to develop and lead advan
*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.
The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is designed for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to develop and lead advanced and sustainable water management initiatives. Participants of the program will learn how to apply physical, chemical and biological unit operations and processes to water resources, and will become conversant with regulatory and environmental frameworks.
Water is a strategic resource, and access to clean and secure water is essential for human wellbeing. Demand for better water systems has resulted in the pressing need for people with the technical skills to develop practical solutions in areas that include water treatment, monitoring tools, information technologies, efficient water use and reuse, and novel biotechnologies....
To respond to the demands and diversity of the potential and threat of disasters in Indonesia, Syiah Kuala University has been given a mandate by the Government to organi
Aceh earthquake and tsunami, on December 26, 2004, was the biggest disaster - in its scale and impact - in this century. After the incident, it seemed like various other disasters took place all over the world. The high level of vulnerability requires us to become a resilient nation against disasters. Every country needs to mobilize its resources in anticipating future events, reducing casualties and potential losses, and effectively restoring post-disaster conditions for the sustainability of national development. One crucial resource is the capacity of disaster science and technology.
Utilizing the capacity of science and technology in disaster risk reduction is also a mandate of the global framework of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDR) 2015-2030 and Law 24/2007 on Disaster Management. The role of science and technology needs ranging from understanding the dynamics of the threat, victim reduction, capacity building, to the formulation of policy. In this context, the role of universities becomes very central. Moreover, in disaster-prone areas, the university is the spearhead of the development and application of science and technology while at the same time giving birth to capable human resources to deal with various potential threats....
Georgetown University - SFS - School of Foreign Service
Master of Global Human Development (MGHD) prepares students—through coursework, co-curricular activity, and a summer field assignment—to understand the challenges of deve
The Master of Global Human Development is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based graduate program that is designed to prepare the next generation of development professionals to work with public sector agencies, private businesses, and non-profit organizations involved in the sector. Through coursework, extra-curricular activity and a practical fieldwork experience students understand the challenges of development and develop the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to become leaders in their field and make a difference in our global community.
About the Program
One billion people today still live in extreme poverty. Reducing world poverty and promoting growth and development in poor countries are among the major challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Bringing about this change has never been more urgent or more prominent in public discourse on international relations, or in the priorities of graduate students considering their future careers....
Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainabl
Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainable development and quality of life.
A smart city is a city that is based on the needs of its citizens and that uses advanced technologies to promote competitiveness, sustainable development and a better quality of life.
Due to the fact that the process of urbanization is going to intensify, the cities will have to face challenges of sustainable development at different levels: environmental, social and economic, especially in less developed countries where the urbanization level is much greater. It is essential to introduce integrative policy forms for a better quality of life of both urban and rural populations, and for a greater social inclusion....
Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice.
You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.
You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.
Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development....
Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship. The glob
Ever considered a career in sustainability and management? This Master's programme will teach you everything you need to know about Sustainable Entrepreneurship.
The global economy is undergoing a transformation towards a sustainable society in which the interests of people, planet, and profits together are the driving force, rather than neoclassical industrial economic systems. This transformation needs academic professionals who can demonstrate that sustainable entrepreneurship is key. Our programme trains these professionals.
Are you interested in:
developing a new perspective?
circular business models?
learning from real entrepreneurs?
developing your leadership and management skills and academic knowledge about sustainability?
The administrative science specialisation provides students with sound academic skills for anticipating, analysing and responding to the complex, dynamic challenges facin
Dealing with change in complex societies
The programme enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to lead and analyse complex change processes. It responds to the need for new kinds of leadership skills, which are in demand at local, national, international and global levels.
By interacting with staff members from various disciplines – business, governance, politics and international relations – as well as with different societal stakeholders, students will learn to foster new forms of engagement across sectors of the economy and society. The programme prepares the graduates to work in the private, public or third sector in tasks that involve analysing, planning and steering complex change processes....
The Master of Disaster Management provides humanitarian professionals with solid interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that meet the needs of modern emergency management
Become a professional disaster risk management specialist
The Master of Disaster Management provides humanitarian professionals with solid interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that meet the needs of modern emergency management and disaster response.
Experience from recent major disasters, changes in the humanitarian field, the changing nature of a conflict, and climate change impact all have made it clear that a holistic approach to disasters and crisis management is needed to substantially reduce losses and deal with new challenges the current system seems ill-equipped to respond to.
A coherent and holistic approach to disaster risk management is not without challenges. The decision has to be based on a politically, economically, socially, culturally, and environmentally sustainable foundation and rooted in sound development policies. Risk reduction needs to underpin and guide decisions in Preparedness, Response and Recovery planning, and programmes. Professionals with an adequate knowledge base and the right skills are invaluable if these challenges are to be met....
Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business le
MA in Responsible Management
Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century.
The Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) aims to give students a broad overview of responsible management within the business context, specifically focusing on theoretical debates within the discipline, business ethics, sustainability and strategic management. The courses aim to equip participants with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to be responsible managers. The key learning outcomes/goals of the program, in conjunction with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), are:...
The MBA program Building Sustainability – Management Methods for Energy Efficiency will teach students skills, methods and concepts to consider different approaches, to u
The concept of the German “Energiewende” – literally, energy transition – has gained international attention. It includes a variety of measures that aim at making Europe’s largest economy free of fossil fuels and nuclear energy. In order to attain this, all areas of energy production and consumption will have to go through a transition process. Besides mobility and industry, buildings are therefore one of the key factors for a successful Energiewende.
Most of all, this implies re-directing from a mainly fossil-fueled energy supply towards renewable energies and a much more energy-efficient use of energy in buildings and urban areas. This is one of the largest and most urgent challenges of current urban development and other social disciplines....
Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in modern society. During studies, real environmental problems
Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in modern society. During studies, real environmental problems of the companies are solved in cooperation with the practitioners, as well as practical applied tasks for improvement of efficiency of the environmental protection are performed.
An effective combination of mandatory and elective study modules provides students with a possibility of individual study plans, enabling acquisition of competences in the areas of sustainable industrial development, environmental protection, policy and economics.
The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career....
In a world of intense change, organizations face multiple challenges, among which environmental challenges play an important role: climate change, scarcity of resources, energy transition, loss of biodiversity, health issues ... They need managers and managers aware of these challenges, both creative and solution providers, but also able to develop a forward-looking vision in the longer term, to accompany these changes.
The IGE Master, while relying on its scientific DNA and its engineering culture, is renewed today to meet these needs and train these new managers. It offers young graduates and experienced executives from different backgrounds to translate their convictions into new skills for companies, taking part in a one-year adventure, between testimonies and meetings, experiments and various collaborations: a unique opportunity to the students explore the possibilities to draw the world of tomorrow, and reintroduce this spirit of enterprise and inventiveness into our societies....
The Master Programme in Design + Change is an advanced-level two-year programme within Design, the main field of study.
The Master Programme in Design + Change is an advanced-level two-year programme within Design, the main field of study.
Design involves creativity, criticality, and transformation. The design calls into question the state of things and makes an impact. Design challenges preconceptions, prejudices, norms, and stereotypes and provokes emotions, thoughts, sensibilities, and actions. Design can enhance our lives and our relationships with the world. It can make us attentive and empathic to the ecological and socio-cultural systems in which we live. In a world of many challenges, design can be an agent for sustainable change.
In shaping our futures, designers will face unprecedented challenges compared to what conventional designers faced during the twentieth century. In fact, the role of the designer will and should change. Instead of only designing for mass production, which was important during the first phase of industrialization, designers of futures must handle multiple roles and increasingly complex issues. As agents for change, designers will play key roles in shaping futures of sustainability....
Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of
Sustainable Communication (SusCom) is a Media and Communication master’s programme designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the significant role of media and communication for global sustainability.
In a time where anthropogenic climate change is threatening the life conditions on which we all depend, and where inequality, wars, and armed conflicts remain global problems, the need for global sustainability becomes urgent.
SusCom is a master’s programme where you will study the relationship between media and communication and the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainability. The programme is offered in close cooperation with the research environment Sustainable Communication at Jönköping University, which has published extensively in the areas of environmental communication, global journalism, transmedia storytelling, and communication for development....
Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (NARMEE) is a new joint degree program following the double degree program in Natural Resources and Environment (N
Joint Degree Program between CULS and BOKU
Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering (NARMEE) is a new joint degree program following the double degree program in Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) which has been successfully taught in cooperation with BOKU Vienna. The program is drawn up to enable students to obtain the best level of knowledge and skills by taking specific subjects at CULS or BOKU and combining them. Students can freely choose optional and fully optional subjects from the offerings of both universities.
For students and their future engagement, there are additional important practical subjects focused on the protection and remediation of soils, wastewater treatment, GIS, or management of protected areas. The program contains practicum, excursions, and semestral projects....