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  1. Master's degree in natural heritage protection (no legal status)

    Students will be able to: (general competences) develop the in-depth fundamental knowledge necessary for the eventual continuation of doctoral studies in the fields of management of renewable sources, nature conservation and natural heritage, develop their capacity for interdisciplinary and group work and integrate theoretical findings with natural heritage protection practice, develop the ability to integrate various types of knowledge, which they are able to use at different levels and in different socio-economic situations in their work in protected areas, develop autonomy, a critical spirit, professionalism and an ethical attitude towards professional work and research and towards nature and natural heritage, (subject-specific competences) develop knowledge and skills in the fields of nature conservation and the protection of natural heritage that enable employment in senior positions in these sectors as well as in education and research, introduce the ecosystem principle and interdisciplinarity into the technological bases of food production, production of raw materials, the protection of natural heritage and spatial management, and in this way connect the natural environment, agro-ecosystems, socio-economic and philosophical aspects of the sustainable use of nature and space and specially protected areas and valuable landscapes, demonstrate understanding of inanimate and botanical and zoological aspects of living natural heritage, demonstrate familiarity with the basics of cultural heritage protection, de ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  2. Master's Degree in "Management of Water Resources in the Mediterranean". Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management. Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Technology. Technological Educational Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.

    The aim of this MSc (Master's Program) is the management and policies of Water Resources in the Mediterranean under conditions of water scarcity. The main aim of the Master Program is to provide education and knowledge on subjects such as: Conservation of Water Resources, Quality Control of Water, Water Policy and Legislation, Sustainable Power Features of urban and semi-urban areas in conditions of water scarcity, etc. ...

    Awarding bodyTechnological Educational Institute of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Master's Degree in "Geography and Applied Geo-Informatics". Department of Geography. Faculty of Social Sciences. University of the Aegean.

    Upon acquiring the Master's Degree, the holder acquires the necessary scientific and technological knowledge, competences, and skills on Geography and Applied Geoinformatics. Specifically, in direction A: "Applied Geoinformatics in Anthropogeography and Spatial Design", postgraduate students acquire the following competences: - think of space and under anthropogeographical terms, and develop deep knowledge and understanding regarding basic and advanced anthropogeographic concepts and design concepts for space;- apply methods of geoinformatics to investigate anthropogeographic subjects / phenomena and procedures; - register anthropogeographic phenomena in maps, analyse them and draw conclusions; - communicate the results of their research using combinations of the methods (e.g. written, orally, through graphics and maps), depending on the anthropogeographic subject, the purpose and the audience addressed; - correlate and combine concepts and theories with the empirical act, by putting emphasis on geoinformatics applications; - acquire experience by using methods and procedures of geoinformatics, useful in the labour market and for future employment; - become capable, critical, and creative users of the anthropogeographical research methods, in order to become informed, responsible, and active citizens, and contribute to the development of an environmentally and financially sustainable socially just world. In direction B: "Applied Geoinformatics in the Management of the Natural Environment and Risks", postgradua ...

    Awarding bodyUniversity of the Aegean

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  8. Master's Degree in "Geoenvironmental Resources and Risks". Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering. School of Applied Sciences. Technological Educational Institute of Crete.

    The purpose of the Postgraduate Studies Programme is to educate and create graduates of high calibre with regard to the study of geoenvironmental natural resources and natural disasters, with a quality interdisciplinary background and specialization in the geoenvironmental sciences, while supplying students with the necessary knowledge and experience and allowing them to become active both academically and professionally in the international environment. ...

    Awarding bodyTechnological Educational Institute of Crete

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  9. Master's Degree in "Environmental Management & Sustainability". Streams: a) Environmental Management, b) Sustainable Tourism Management. School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies. International Hellenic University.

    Knowledge: • Acquisition of knowledge and development of skills for the formulation and application of integrated solutions on issues related to sustainable development within a strongly globalised environment, both with regard to the financial activity and the environmental issues. • Development of special technological and administrative products in two separate specialisation directions: a) Environmental Management, and b) Sustainable Management of Tourism Units. These directions allow the graduates of the postgraduate programme of receiving specialised interdisciplinary training on specific and popular fields of employment with a key character, within the context of the so-called "green" development. • Opportunity to acquire the knowledge required for the formulation of business and organisation strategy with regard to compliance with environmental law and generally the minimisation of the impacts of their operation on the environment, by exceeding the statutory limits through volunteer actions. • Support of self-awareness and confidence, through knowledge and practice on the cognitive subjects related to Sustainable Development. Skills:• Search for, analyse, and synthesise data and information, using the necessary technologies. • Plan and manage projects. • Generate new research ideas. • Promote free, creative, and conductive thought. • Decision-making. Competences:• Practical application of the knowledge. • Adjustment to new situat ...

    Awarding bodyInternational Hellenic University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  10. mesterszintű erdőpedagógiai szakmérnök

    Elsajátítandó kompetenciák, tudáselemek, megszerezhető ismeretek:   * erdészeti szemléletű pedagógiai ismeretek bővítése, alkalmazása;   * erdőpedagógia és környezeti nevelés módszereinek harmonikus alkalmazása;   * egész életen át tartó tanulást megalapozó kompetencia-fejlesztés, erdészeti szemlélettel;   * tudás-szegmensek összekapcsolása (erdőpedagógiai tudás-szegmensek);   * erdő - vad - természet és pedagógia szegmensek szintetizált ismerete;   * erdészeti alapismeretek elmélyítése a gyermekekben, felnőttekben;   * erdei iskolák szerepének erősítése az óvodákkal és iskolákkal együttműködve;   * konkrét erdészeti és pedagógiai szakmai kapcsolatok építése a közös gondolkodás és közös kommunikáció érdekében;   * pedagógiai szakmai alapismeretek (kiemelten az erdészeti vonatkozások);   * erdészeti szakmai alapismeretek;   * erdőpedagógiai alapismeretek;   * erdőpedagógiai szakismeretek;   * környezeti nevelési szakismeretek (erdő-környezet vonatkozások);   * erdei iskola projekttervezés és -vezetés;   * erdészeti szakkommunikáció;   * fenntarthatóság és klímaváltozás ismeretköre (erdő és klímavédelem). Személyes adottságok és készségek:   * erdőpedagógiai szakmai készségek és készségfejlesztésre való alkalmasság;   * teammunka, kooperációs projektmunka tervezése és vezetése (erdőpedagógiai oldalról);   * erdő-természet-környezet racionális védelmének laikusok és szakemberek közötti kommunikációja;   * kapcsolatépítés, tanácsadás és menedzsment az erdőpedagógia és környezeti nevelés területén;   * vitakészség é ...

    Awarding bodySoproni Egyetem

    Category: Qualifications Location: Hungary

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