Environmental Sciences (MES) / MSc

Common part

Common Part

There are two selective career-oriented tracks available that can be combined with your specialization:
1. Sustainable Development Diplomacy (linked to the thesis track Environmental Policy in Specialization Climate, Society and Economics);
2. Research.
Ask your study adviser for information.

RO-1: Choose either RO-1A, RO-1B, RO-1C, RO-1D or RO-1E in consultation and agreement with your study adviser.
Please note that all options have specific entry requirements.
- If RO-1B is selected, choose Academic Consultancy Training and choose 3 credits worth of Modular Skills Training courses (MOS).
- RO-1C International Environmental Policy Consultancy can only be choosen if you are selected for the Sustainable Development Diplomacy track which is linked to the thesis track Environmental Policy in Specialization B.
- RO-1E Research Master Cluster can only be taken after you have completed your thesis.

RO-2: Choose this course unless your study adviser indicates differently.
RO-3: Choose this course unless your study adviser indicates differently.
RO-4: Choose 1 or more courses if your study adviser deems it necessary.
RO-5: Select these courses for a minor in Environmental Education or Environmental Communication and Innovation as replacement for the Internship of your Thesis Track:
- choose RO-5, 1 additional course from RO-5A if your study adviser deems it necessary, and 1 thesis or internship from RO-5B as replacement for the internship of your specialization.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
ZSS-06000General Safety0.00CSM11WD, 4WD
ZSS-06200Fieldwork Safety0.00CSM11WD, 4WD
ENP-35806Environmental Quality and Governance6.00CSM12AF, 5AF
ELS-31806Environmental Education and Learning for Sustainability6.00RO1DM16WD
YMC-60300Modular Skills Training3.00RO1BM1/21AF, 2AF, 3AF, 5AF, 6AF
YMC-60809Academic Consultancy Training9.00RO1BM1/21WD, 2WD, 3MO+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
ESA-60312European Workshop Environmental Sciences and Management12.00RO1AM1/21WD, 6WD
ENP-60312International Environmental Policy Consultancy12.00RO1CM1/22WD
YWU-60312Research Master Cluster: Proposal Writing12.00RO1EM21WD, 2WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
ELS-32806Teaching, Learning and Capacity Building for Sustainable Development6.00RO1DM26WD
ESA-20806Principles of Environmental Sciences6.00RO2M11AF, 4WD
YRM-20306Research Methodology in Environmental Science6.00RO3M11MO, 2MO
MAT-23306Multivariate Mathematics Applied6.00RO4M11AF
INF-22306Programming in Python6.00RO4M11AF, 2MO
MAT-14303Basic Statistics3.00RO4M11MO
INF-34306Data Science Concepts6.00RO4M12AF
MAT-20306Advanced Statistics6.00RO4M12AF, 5MO
LAW-22306International and EU Environmental Law6.00RO4M13WD
SOC-33806Environmental Analytical Techniques6.00RO4M13WD
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO4M13WD, 4WD
ELS-21806Empowerment for Sustainability6.00RO4M14WD
GRS-35306Data Science for Smart Environments6.00RO4M15AF
CPT-22306Communicating for Sustainability and Responsible Innovation6.00RO5AM12AF
CPT-24306Risk Communication6.00RO5AM14WD
ELS-31806Environmental Education and Learning for Sustainability6.00RO5M16WD
CPT-70824MSc Internship Knowledge, Technology and Innovation24.00RO5BM1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-71324MSc Internship Strategic Communication24.00RO5BM1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-80824MSc Thesis Knowledge, Technology and Innovation24.00RO5BM1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-81324MSc Thesis Strategic Communication24.00RO5BM1/21,2,3,4,5,6