MAEnvironmental Sciences - Global Change and Sustainability Curriculum
|Study location||Italy, Mestre|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,100 per year|
|Application fee||€20 one-time
This non-refundable fee allows you to apply for admission to a maximum of three programmes of study.
Bachelor's diploma (or higher)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree is required.
Admission to this master’s degree programme is subject to your possession of specific minimum curricular requirements. A Teaching Committee will evaluate your undergraduate transcript of records to determine if you possess the necessary background knowledge to be admitted. Please check this programme’s minimum curricular requirements to find out if you could be a suitable candidate.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
If your documents are not in English or Italian, please upload the original documentation or a verified copy of it AS WELL AS a professional translation in English or Italian. You can obtain professional translations either in your country or in Italy, and they can be issued by professional translators, a local court of law or court interpreters.
A minimum B2-level knowledge of English is mandatory for enrolment.
Please note: Ca’ Foscari University does not conduct any test to assess your knowledge of English as part of the application procedure.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
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This Environmental Sciences programme provides you with an elevated qualification and specialisation in the following fields:
- the application of investigative methodologies and the design of recovery operations and environmental rehabilitation;
- the evaluation of environmental resources;
- the regional management and planning of coastal marine systems;
- the evaluation and management of climate change issues and the dynamics of the Earth system as well as environmental interest technologies and cleaner products and processes.
This curriculum dedicated to Global Change and Sustainability focuses on preparing you to analyse major changes on a global scale, with particular reference to climate change. The programme combines bio-ecological, oceanographic, climatological, paleo-climatic, socio-economic aspects and statistical analysis and environmental modelling tools, providing an integrated interpretation of the reality of the global changes taking place during the current geological age.
Thanks to this approach, you acquire the tools you need to predict and evaluate future scenarios of change as well as plan actions designed to mitigate impact.
JOINT DEGREE AVAILABLE
You can apply for the Joint International Master in Sustainable Development on a different portal managed by a consortium of partner Universities during the 3rd/final year of your undergraduate studies.
Explore this programme’s study plan.
This programme includes the following components:
- course work
- curricular internship
- final thesis
You can apply to carry out the joint degree mentioned above, which would involve spending one of your two years of study at a partner university. Alternatively, you can request to spend one or two semesters abroad at other partner institutions through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.
Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.
As a graduate, you will be a highly qualified specialist capable of tackling the prevention, diagnosis and resolution of environmental issues thanks to the multi-disciplinary skill set with which this programme will have equipped you.
You will be ready to assume a position of responsibility in project and facilities management, and some possible career paths include:
- Environmental change expert
- Agriculture and forestry management expert