Earth Sciences: Environmental Management
Application deadlines: 1 February
International tuition: €15,400
Domestic tuition: €2,083
The Environmental Management track in the Earth Sciences Master's programme is set up to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become this professional. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to combine their Master's track with the Science for Sustainability minor, which extends their horizon on sustainability issues.
This program can be done
1. Prior education Students are eligible to apply if they have a Bachelor's degree in Earth Sciences, or in Future Planet Studies combined with a major in Earth Sciences, or an (international) equivalent. Admission with a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or Computer Science is also possible under certain conditions. All students go through an admissions procedure in which gaps in the students' knowledge and skills are identified. If necessary, students must be willing to study extracurricular course material, depending on your background, before starting the track. 2. Grade point average You have an overall grade point average (GPA) equivalent to at least: 3.0 (American system) 2.1 (a second class upper/division one degree in the British system) C (ECTS-system) Admission, however, will not be granted based on a sufficient grade point average alone. 3. English language proficiency Your ability to write and speak in English must be at an academic level. To prove your level of English please provide us with your scores of one of the following tests: the TOEFL Test, the test of the International English Language Testing Service (Academic IELTS) a Cambridge Examination Score.
Graduates of this track are well equipped to develop a successful career as an applied earth scientist. Such specialists are in high demand to tackle the challenges of climate change. They are relied upon to translate scientific process knowledge into management strategies, in order to lessen the effects of climate change for society.