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  1. Master's Degree in "Conservation Biology and Environmental Policy". Department of Environment. Faculty of Environment. University of the Aegean.

    Theoretical and practical knowledge of the structure, dynamics, and operation of the Socio-Ecologic Systems. Focus on the fundamental biospheric processes of the earth environment (Earth - System) in the paired dimension of Human - Natural interactions. Emphasis on the study of basic and applied aspects of the Ecology and Political science, of the natural and anthropogenic parameters of the natural (land and marine) environment, of the financial, social, and administrative knowhow for the management of living and natural resources and the promotion of modern methods for the administration and management of bodies related to the economy and natural space in terms of sustainability. The purpose is to acquire skills for the analysis of complicated systems, such as human ecosystems, including their familiarization with tools that allow the analysis of a situation and the taking of decisions using multiple systems, such as Decision Support Systems, simulation models, multicriteria methods, etc. In addition, the competence of understanding and dealing with complex environmental problems and impacts of the planet change, both with regard to its natural dimensions - climate change, change of land uses, loss of biodiversity, - and with regard to the social ones - globalisation of the economy, markets, international and European relations, environmental governance - as well as of the potential, opportunities and obstacles coming from the planet change for the natural environment and human activities. ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  2. Master's Degree in "Ecological Engineering and Climatic Change". Department of Environment. Faculty of Environment. University of the Aegean.

    KNOWLEDGE: The graduates of the PSP acquire specialised knowledge in the cognitive field of Ecological Engineering and Climate Change, with emphasis on the analysis and management of systems for the management of natural resources, solid and liquid wastes, gaseous emissions, as well as energy systems and the resulting climate change. The cognitive field covers the basic principles of ecology, of environmental engineering, of human behaviour and social dynamics concerning issues related to the function and interconnection with the ecosystems and the environment, and the graduates are capable of understanding and assimilating the basic principles and theories in an integrated context. SKILLS: The graduates acquire the necessary skills to apply the basic principles of theories and methodologies for the recoding and imprinting, the analysis, management, management, operation, design, and improvement of environmental systems in a dynamic interconnection with the operation of the ecosystems, the functions of society, and of the industrial activity. This effort is based both on the theoretical and on the experimental investigation of problems, on the effort to reduce environmental impacts, on treating them, and on the search for different, better, methodologies, and practices for management and design. The results must be deductively documented, offering solutions and formulating valid judgment in agreement with the social, financial, cultural and value dimensions. The undertaking of the Dissertation allows the ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  3. Master's Degree in "Environmental Sciences". Department of Environment. Faculty of Environment. University of the Aegean.

    The learners at a level of knowledge: (a) Have increased specialised knowledge about environmental science, which includes sufficient data from cutting edge scientific developments and constitutes the basis for original thinking, research and professional activity, (b) demonstrate critical understanding of the principles, theories, methodologies and practices of environmental science, as well as of its interconnection with other cognitive fields, and (c) have increased critical understanding of the evolutionary dynamics and of the cutting edge subjects of environmental science. At skill level, the learners: (a) easily apply the theories and methodologies of environmental science in their research, study and work with a critical and creative manner, (b) apply with originality the knowledge acquire to research, analysis, and development of innovative solutions in composite, interdisciplinary and innovative issues, (c) are capable of evaluating, interpreting, and promoting modern scientific research and studies in their field of study, (d) articulate with a deductive and scientifically documented manner, solutions for modern and new issues and formulate valid judgement taking into consideration the various relevant social, financial, cultural and moral aspects, and (e) document their views using specialised information and arguments, to specialised audience or laymen, with clarity, sufficiency, and accuracy. At competence level: (a) they continue developing with autonomy their knowledge and competences at a ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  4. Master’s Degree in "Environmental Education". Department of Pre-school Education and Educational Design. Faculty of Humanities. University of the Aegean.

    KNOWLEDGE- The graduates of the PSP have specialised knowledge of theoretical and practical orientation, that relate to the environment and sustainable development in the context of modern learning theories, as well as of pedagogical and educational views. - They have a systematic perception of the environment, through the lens of its natural, financial, social, and cultural dimension, while at the same time approaching the basic segments of the educational sciences, in an effort to combine formal, non-formal, informal and lifelong learning with the environment and sustainable development. - They have advanced and specialised knowledge about the subject of the research in the field of education for the environment and sustainable development, both at a level of theoretical framework and at an application level, with the purpose of recording the existing state of play, the generation of new ideas, the development of innovative educational methods and techniques, the improvement and design of programmes for the education and training of educators and other professional groups of the population, and for the support of pedagogics, Education about the Environment, and Sustainable Development. SKILLS- The graduates of the PSP can apply with ease and evaluate educational and communication programmes about the environment and sustainable development, within the context of the formal, non-formal, and informal education, and based on the promotion of intergenerational communication and interaction, which reflects and re ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  5. Master’s Degree in "Integrated Coastal Ζone Management". Department of Marine Sciences. Faculty of Environment. University of the Aegean.

    The graduates of the department: - Understand the basic principles and concepts of Oceanography. - Know the physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes of the coastal zone. - Understand the basic principles and concepts of fishing biology and managing the reserves of the marine biological resources. - Have basic knowledge about the structure and operation of coastal ecosystems.- Understand the interaction between the man and the coastal environment and the sea resources. - Know the biodiversity of the Mediterranean, the Ecosystems of Community interest and Priority in the coastal environment, along with the endangered species. - Identify the various forms of pollution, its sources, and routes of dispersal. - Know methods for identifying, taking precautions and treating with coastal geological hazards. - Have knowledge about environmental economics and environmental law with regard to the marine and coastal zone. - Combine the protection of biodiversity with sustainable development (e.g. diving tourism, fishing tourism) in the coastal environment with emphasis to island areas. - Apply integrated techniques for the approach and understanding of the processes of the coastal marine environment and the interactions between the land and sea area, with emphasis on the impacts of climate change. - Combine an integrated perception of marine and coastal environmental processes with an understanding of their socioeconomic impacts. - Apply methods and techniques for the ecological monitoring and analysis of ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  6. Doctorate in "Environmental Science". Department of Environment. Faculty of Environment. University of the Aegean.

    The learner: (a) acquires increased specialized knowledge on a specific field of environmental science, which contains sufficient data from the latest scientific developments and comprises the basis for original thinking, research and professional activity. (b) demonstrates critical understanding of the principles, theories, methodologies and practices of the particular field of involvement and of their interlinking to other cognitive domains, and (c) has heightened critical awareness of evolutionary dynamics and of the latest issues of their specific cognitive domain. With regard to skills, the learner is capable of: (a) easily applying the theories and methodologies of his/her field to other research work or studies and to the development of innovative solutions in composite, interdisciplinary or innovative issues; (b) evaluate, interpret, and promote modern scientific research and studies relevant to the subject of his/her doctorate; (c) document his/her positions using specialized information and arguments, related to the subject of his/her doctorate, towards a specialized or non-specialized audience with clarity, adequacy and accuracy. The learner acquires the following competences: (a) having developed with autonomy his/her knowledge and competences at a high level, he/she may apply with professionalism the specialized knowledge and skills acquired from the conduct of his/her doctorate and effectively deal with new, interdisciplinary, or unforeseen issues; (b) solve problems and take strategic decis ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  7. Doctorate in "Marine Sciences". Department of Marine Sciences. Faculty of Environment. University of the Aegean.

    They have an integrated perception of the function of the Ocean and the Coastal Zone, both as ecosystems and as climatic factors. - They have extensive specialized knowledge on the field of Marine Sciences, which includes the most modern scientific developments, comprising the basis for original thinking and research activity. - They show critical understanding of the principles, theories, methodologies and practices for a specific field of Marine Sciences, along with its interconnection with other cognitive domains. - They are capable of formulating research hypothesis of particular scientific interest in their cognitive domain, design methods for checking the hypotheses (through laboratory experiments or field observations), deductively consider the correctness of hypotheses and apply a critical analysis in relation to the existing scientific knowledge.- They easily operate scientific instruments and methodologies from their field of specialization, both in the laboratory and in the field. - They analyse the scientific outcomes using statistical and calculative tools. - They operate and programme computers in order to solve scientific problems. - They apply with originality any specialized knowledge obtained through their doctorate to research, to analysis and to the development of innovative solutions for complex, interdisciplinary or pioneering issues. - They are capable of evaluating and developing modern scientific research and studies relevant to Marine Sciences. - They transmit knowledge to specialised ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  8. Doctorate in "Geography". Department of Geography. Faculty of Social Sciences. University of the Aegean.

    Upon acquiring the Doctorate, the holder acquires the necessary scientific and technological knowledge, competences, and skills for basic and applied research in Geography. The doctors of the Department are capable of contributing to the advancement of scientific knowledge and research in Geography, either through the creation of new knowledge, or through the exercise of autonomous critical thinking, or, finally, through the combination of the above, and actively participate in the international scientific community. ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  9. Bachelor's Degree in Forestry and Management of Natural Environment of Technological Education. Department of Forestry and Management of Natural Environment. Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly.

    Following the completion of their studies, the learners (a) will have acquired and assimilated the theoretical and practical information related to the operation of the natural ecosystems and shall be capable of analytically explaining the principles concerning the Management of Forests and of the Natural Environment (KNOWLEDGE), (b) shall be able to analyse, estimate and delve into, expand and increase such knowledge and be aware of the evolutionary dynamic of the cognitive fields of Forestry (SKILLS), c) shall be able to design, organize, and apply the knowledge and skills acquired on practical issues concerning the implementation of the principles of Forestry and Management of the Natural Environment, both in the Private and in the Public Sector (COMPETENCES). The learner, following the completion of the educational procedure shall be aware of, understand, and shall be capable of implementing techniques for the construction of forestry technical projects, make use of Information Technology and Geographical Information Systems, apply the principles of ecology, management, and protection of the natural environment, and organize the production, management and utilization of forest resources. ...

    Awarding bodyTechnological Educational Institute of Thessaly

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  10. Bachelor Degree in Forestry and Natural Environment Management. Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management. Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Technology. Technological Educational Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.

    Upon completion of their studies, graduates of the Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management acquire the necessary scientific and technological knowledge, abilities and skills to operate as Foresters and Natural Environment Managers, particularly in the following areas: preparation of or participation in the elaboration of any kind of forestry and environmental studies related to management, opening and protection of terrestrial natural ecosystems (forests, woodlands, bare and grazing land, etc.), as well as management and protection of the natural environment (management studies of habitats, nature reserves, specific environmental studies, etc.).Management, protection, organization and functioning of forest ecosystems, protected areas, urban, suburban green, forest nurseries, reforestation programs, basins, shelters, game farms and controlled hunting areas, mountain pastures, ecotourism installations and facilities etc.Planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of any technical infrastructure in the forestry area. Design and execution of Forest Techniques projects.Study of Hydrology and Geomorphology of mountain areas. Study of Hydrological and Hydraulic parameters of mountain natural open ducts.Study of torrential phenomena and management of river basins and deposit cones. Study, design and construction of mountain torrent and hydro-technical works. Snow and Snow Accommodation Management.Development and implementation of methods for improving wood growth and production, harvesti ...

    Awarding bodyTechnological Educational Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece

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