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MSc in Environmental Sciences (2nd cycle degree)

Training goals 

Environmental Science graduates are professionals who diagnose environmental problems and then propose solutions to solve and minimise them.

In the last year of the degree course students can choose from four specialist pathways:

  • Agricultural Technology
  • Civil Technology
  • Forestry Technology
  • Industrial Technology

Career opportunities 

The professional activities that Environmental Science graduates are trained to perform can be grouped as follows:

  • Environmental impact assessment: this involves carrying out environmental impact studies; environmental diagnoses and reports; biodiversity and landscaping studies, and so forth.
  • Environmental consulting: the implementation of environmental management systems; advice on environmental regulations and legislation; environmental quality assurance, and so forth.
  • Waste management, dumping and emissions: urban, industrial and agricultural waste management plans; hazardous waste treatment; water purification and treatment; purification of gas emissions, and so forth.
  • Local development projects: implementation of renewable energies; environmental education, and so forth.
  • Regional planning: integrated regional planning; restoring degraded land and areas; regional environmental diagnoses, and so forth.
  • Management of natural resources: management, planning and preservation of natural resources; environmental agriculture, and so forth.

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