Environmental Management can be defined as a set of plans, approaches and practices that enable different projects, activities, and industries to reduce their environmental footprint while maintaining or even increasing their production efficiency. Environmental Management is becoming the most challenging issue environmental organizations are facing nowadays; new concepts will be developed to tackle these issues and achieve excellence in environmental management.
With a Master of Science: Excellence in Environmental Management program, you will have the opportunity to gain and enhance knowledge, skills, and competencies related to the different environmental management approaches. These different outcomes are achieved through a well-designed accredited environmental management curriculum that meets the local and international needs. This MSc program covers various environmental management related topics such as sustainability, environmental research, environmental laws and regulation, environmental economics, and waste management.
Learners will have the chance to be trained and get their hands on the latest in environmental practices in different organizations in the UAE and GCC. By the end of the program, you will be able to understand, suggest, and recommend different strategies to deal with local, regional and global environmental issues including but not limited to climatic change, water scarcity, hazardous waste problems, and resource conservation. Furthermore, you will also be able to link international environmental agreements with local environmental practices. For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this program, please see study plan.
Accreditation: This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation.
Admission Requirements: The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution with a minimum AGPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 Scale or its equivalent. Applicants from non-management backgrounds will need to first enroll and complete the non-credit foundation course Management Appreciation Program (MAP). For full admission requirements and transfer from other institutions, please see Admission Requirements.
Tuition Fees: AED 2000 per Credit Hour (36 Credit Hours)
For tuition fees and other academic program related fees, please see Tuition & Fees.