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Master programme Environmental Management and Engineering (EME-PAU) (DDP) (E)

Contents and focus of the degree programme:

The master’s programme in “Environmental Management and Engineering” is characterised by its interdisciplinary and international approach. Students are taught knowledge and methods from technology and natural sciences and also from social sciences, law and economic sciences. The course focuses on responsible and sustainable dealing with our environment and its resources. One focus is on nature-related process knowledge (forest, soil, water, etc.), which is of the same importance both for management and engineering. Graduates will be prepared for a career (mostly in leadership and administrative positions) in the fields of environmental management and development cooperation. They can apply the acquired skills in a profitable way in national and international organisations, e.g. the European Commission, in (free-lance) planning and consulting firms but also in teaching and research. The medium of instruction is English.

Higher education institution:
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Group of fields of study:
Engineering Sciences
Degree programme:
Environmental Management and Engineering (EME-PAU) (DDP) (E)
Type:
Master programme
Academic degree:
Master of Science, MSc
Duration:
4 Semester / 120 ECTS*

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
English
Costs:
Student Union fee: EUR 19,20
tuition fee - ask at your institution Detailed information
Stay abroad:
Recommended
Type of higher education institution:
University
Location:
Wien
Curriculum:
published in the:
MBl. 2007/08, Stk. 34 (Nr. 344), i.d.F. MBl. 2008/09, Stk. 45 (Nr. 368)

Definition of the field of studies

Environmental Management is a special form of management which concentrates on the guarantee of sustainable production and behaviour of organisations. The discipline Environmental Management and Engineering in Austria consists of the subject areas Forest and Soil Sciences, Land and Water Management, Mountain Risk Engineering and Environmental and (Bio)Resources Management.

Exams

Students can study part of the programme in Austria or at the Pakistan-Austrian University (PAU) in Lahore. Courses from the modules of “Introduction and Case Studies“, “Environmental Engineering“, “Sustainable Development“, “Risk Management“ and “International Business and Sustainability“ are compulsory. The preparation of the master’s thesis, which must be written in English, and the preparation of the defence of the thesis take place in the framework of a special master’s seminar.

Entrance examinations

When applying for this programme students must prove advanced knowledge of English.

Supplementary examinations

None