Global change, the increasing demand for scarce resources and the degradation and pollution of landscape, soil and water means that we need skilled professionals now more than ever. Professionals who understand the earth as a complex system and are able to direct our world into a more sustainable future.
The study programme
The Environmental Management track in the Earth Sciences Master's programme is set up to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become the skilled professional that can manage landscapes and geo-ecosystems for the benefit of future generations. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to combine your Master's track with the Science for Sustainability minor, which extends your horizon on sustainability issues.
Graduates of this track are well equipped to develop a successful career as an applied earth scientist. Such specialists are in high demand to tackle the challenges of climate change. They are relied upon to translate scientific process knowledge into management strategies, in order to lessen the effects of climate change for society.
Is Environmental Management for you?
- I want to deepen my knowledge on managing geo-ecological systems in interdisciplinary teams.
- I want to solve complex issues dealing with Sustainable Development Goals.
- I want to deepen my knowledge on management of geo-ecological systems and apply this knowledge for the benefit of society.
- I want to work on issues dealing with management of geo-ecological systems in a professional environment.
Then the track Environmental Management is your best choice!
Admission during COVID-19
Due to the Corona pandemic, the UvA will allow you to start your Master’s programme before having fully completed your Bachelor’s degree. Check the Application and Admission pages for more information.