Rockfield College of

Sciences and Technology

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Environment and Natural Resources - MENR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR) program will provides direction and guidance on how organisations play a role in environmental and natural resources management. The program will reviews the scientific principles of environmental issues and management practices, and examined emerging topics related to air and water pollution, water use and management, aquatic ecosystems, energy and climate change, biodiversity, toxic substances in the environment, solid waste management, regulatory strategies for risk assessment and environmental management

 

The Program is specially design to make students become skillful professionals as evironmental experts and  sustainability specialists. Provide the skills and enriched understanding of the workings of organisations with sustainability issues involving environmental and natural resources management and the motivating factors, processes and tools available, strategies, operations management, quality assurance and other external relations. Familiarize students with the prevailing management models that have been applied traditionally

 

Program Specializations - Majors:

Master of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR) program offers students the opportunity to deepen understanding and skills in three core specializations areas: Agrofood Systems, Biodiversity, and Ecological Engineering:

Agrofood Systems - This major will explore core issues of sustainable food production and the related challenges of climate change, landscape development and resource consumption

 

Biodiversity - This major examine and explore the interactions and significance connections between terrestial and acquatic ecosystems

 

Ecological Engineering - This major entails research and develop sustainable energy, sustainable mobility systems and the impacts of technologies as key elements of sustainable society

 

MENR Program offers exciting careers including the opportunity of exploring the global environment, meeting people of diverse culture and orientations, and learning new skills on  environmental sustainability and natural resources management

 

 

Professional Career Paths

Master of Environment and Natural Resources degree will prepare graduates for exciting and challenging careers in leadership positions such as:

 

 

 Public Policy Making 

 Environmental Impact Assessment

 Ecosystems Advisor

 Energy Audit

 Environment Services Administrator

 NR Consultant - NGO

 Environmental Experts

 Health and Safety Advisory

  ENR Research / Education

 

 

Graduation Requirements

Master of Environment and Natural Resources degree requires the successful completion of 13 graduate-level courses, minimum 85 ECTS-Credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System). The total cumulative credits will include recommended core courses, elective courses, dissertation and applicable transfer credits. Student performance will be measure against acceptable overall academic achievements throughout the study

 

 

 Courses:  Master of Environment and Natural Resources

ENR 510

Foundation of Environmental Management

ENR 515

Environmental Economics

ENR 520

Environmental Ethics and Laws

ENR 525

Natural Resource Management in Urban Areas

ENR 530

Natural Resource Management in Emerging Economies

ENR 535

Acquaculture Systems

ENR 540

Waste Water Management

ENR 610

Advanced Pollution Prevention

MGT 615

Advanced Quantitative Analysis

ENR 630

Research Methods 1

ENR 640

Research Methods 2

MES 699

Master Project / Dissertation

 

Elective Courses - Select 3 courses

MES 520

Sustainable Development

MES 525

Life Cycle Assessment / Ecodesign

MGT 535

Corporate Social Responsibility

MBA 540

Entrepreneurship Design and Development

MBA 620

Financial Management and Accounting

MBA 610

Human Resource Management

MBA 651

Supply Chain Management

 

 

. Additional Information

  Program Admission:

Bachelor Degree or Equivalent from recognised institutions

  Enrolment / Intake:

Open Enrolment  (Year-round admission application)  

  Transfer Credits:

Transfer of Prior Credits (per evaluation of prior studies and Courses)

  Program Duration:

12 - 20 Months  (Flexible Duration, depends on individual commitment

  Study Methods:

Distance Learning - Online Study  (see Study Methods)

  Assessment Methods:

Mixture of Exams and Assignments per course

 

 

 

 

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