Master of Science

Environmental Studies | M.Sc.(EVS)

This is a post graduate two years full time programme, which is designed in a way to fully equip students for blooming carriers in various areas of environment.

Programme spreads over four semesters with three semesters dedicated for skill development in the fields of biodiversity management, environmental impact assessment, environmental management, life cycle assessment, environmental audits, climate change and mitigation, pollution management and industrial safety. Fourth semester is reserved for students completely for completing 3 months research project or industrial internship, to bridge the gap in learning and practicing what one learns.
This is a choice based credit programme structured to allow students to take up subjects of their linking. Programme has been designed not only to make students, job ready but also to create an entrepreneurship skills and competency amongst them through the process of innovation.

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Key Information

  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Programme Code
    ST3127
  • Course Type
    Masters
  • Mode of study
    Full time
  • Campus
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Institute

Programme Objectives

  • Gaining Cutting-edge Knowledge, fundamental principles of Environmental Science

  • Developing acumen towards Scientific methods, Problem Analysis and critical thinking

  • Understand intricacies of Design and/or development of solutions

  • Learn to conduct investigations of complex Problems

  • Gain knowledge on technology tools

  • Understand linkage between the Graduate and society and their responsibility

  • Create Environment, sustainability and Legitimacy

  • Develop Moral values and responsibilities in students

  • Inculcate Individual efforts, team work and management skills.

  • Improve student communication skills in various fields of scientific communication

  • Build skill sets for competitive exams Entrepreneurship, Project management and finance

  • Build students aptitude and attitude towards Life-long learning

Pedagogy

Knowledge based learning taught within classrooms with the help of various student centric learning methods like think pair share, Jigsaw, double bubble sharing. While the other half focuses on actual field based learning methods through case studies and field immersion programs. While practical components have been designed in case study manner to train students in real life scenarios which are assessed using continuous assessment.

Scope

Application of programme are wide spread in various fields. Some of the major fields where this degree is applicable are

  • Climate Change Research
  • Environmental Compliance in Companies
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Environmental Clearance
  • Environmental Legal Advisors
  • Environmental Officers
  • Climate Change Ambassadors
  • UNESCO, ENVIS
  • Ministry of Environment and Forest and Climate Change
  • Pollution Control Boards
  • Ward Environmental Officers
 

Due to its dynamic field and industry exposure course has wide scope for freelance consultancy opportunities along with earn and learn

Specializations Offered

  • Environmental Science

Curriculum

 
 
Semester I Semester II
Core Course (CC) Core Course (CC)
Ecology & Environment Research Methodology and Data Analysis
Biodiversity Conservation and Governance Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology
Environmental Pollution and Degradation Industrial Safety, Health and Environment
Pollution Control Technology  
Environmental Monitoring – Air, Water and Soil Quality  
Elective Course (EC) Elective Course (EC)
  Advanced Environmental Technologies
  Applications of Computer in Environment
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)
Field Immersion Community Outreach/ Research// Consultancy projects

Graduate Attributes

  • Academic excellence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking:
  • Creativity and originality
  • Engagement with the Society
  • Environmental Sensitivity
  • Leadership and team spirit
  • Professional Efficiency
  • Strong presentation & communication skills