Masters Programs in Sustainable Development in ShanghaiPresentation Transcript
WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Allows people to meet their basic needs and enjoy a good quality of life without compromising the quality of life of future genera=ons Finding the balance /compromize between Economic and social development Preserving natural resources and ecosytsems
WHY STUDY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT? •Facing diverse and growing challenges such as global warming, resource deple6on, severe pollu6on, water scarcity, loss of biodiversity, hunger, extreme poverty, energy crisis, regional conﬂict, inequality… •Need to rethink our development methods and adopt a new ideology concerning the rela6onship of human communi6es to the rest of the NEED NEW Fand aOF MANAGEMENT AND Ecosystem ORM mong themselves SD NEW GENERATION OF EXPERTS •SD is of central importance on the agenda of numerous organiza6ons from corpora6ons to NGOs, poli6cal par6es and local authori6es, gvt and IO •Companies are facing heavy pressure from numerous bodies and lobbies to recognize the need for SD Corporate Social Responsability •Tradi6onal educa6on does not take into account new knowledge in the ﬁeld of SD
INTERNATONAL MASTER S PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT•Product of the coopera6on betw UNEP and Tongji University.•Program beneﬁts from the inputs and resources drawn from the United Na6ons Environment Program (UNEP) and other UN agencies and partners, as well as from the Asia-‐Paciﬁc Régional Univerity Consor6um (RUC)•Seeks to integrate the mul6disciplinary methodologies of engineering, natural and social sciences.•Pionneering in purpose in China and unique in character because of its interna6onality in the composi6on of the students and faculty.•Embraces the concept of sustainability in a holis6c way, with an emphasis on environmental issues and remedia6on.
1. Target• Designed for professionals working in the government, NG0, private sector and civil society who are engaged in related environment and development ﬁelds• For promising new graduates from universi6es who aspire to estalish a career in environmental management and SD ﬁelds.2. Eligibility and admission• Min 4 years dura6on Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree in Env. Science, Engineering, Design/Planning or other relevant discipline, with good academic record from a university of reputable standing.• Relevant prof experience will be an advantage• Produce evidence of proﬁciency in English (TOEFL or IELTS)• Possibility scholarship3 . Structure• 2 years:1 year of coursework/ 1 year of research• Core courses/Elec6ve courses/ research project leading to a thesis
4-‐ Scholars Prof, lecturers and researchers from Tongji in issues related toEnvironmental protec6on and sustainable development such as water resource conserva6on, industrial ecology, environmental management, eco-‐city planning and management, economic development and ecological protec6on, environmental informa6on system, regional and global environmental changes...Regional University Consor6um and interna6onal guests professor provides also teaching and research resources to IESD. 5-‐ Course ListEnvironmental Sociology/ Environmental EthicsEnvironmental Science/ Environmental EcologyEnvironmental Economy and Circular EconomyFramework and Tools for Sustainable DevelopmentEnvironmental Management and PolicyGlobal Environmental ChangesAtmospheric Science and Climate Change
5-‐ Ins7tu7on Partners (possibility to study one semester)University of New South Wales (Australia), Asian Ins=tute of Technology,United Na=on University, Yale university (USA), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)….6-‐ Study Costs and ﬁnancial assistance•For na=onals of China US$ 712 per semester•For foreign na=onals US$ 5700 per year (2semesters)•Scholarships from donors, partners of IESD for outstanding students•Other Scholarships(Chinese Government, Shanghai Gvt, Ministry of China..)• ContactAdmission Oﬃce of IESD Prof. Dahe Jiang/ Ms. Li DongRoom 117, Mingjing Building, School of Environmental Science and Engineering Tongji University, Shanghai, 200092, P.R China Tel: 86-‐21-‐65978598 / Fax: 86-‐21-‐65985059 E-‐mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: hcp://unep-‐iesd.tongji.edu.cn/IESD/index.jsp
MASTER SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATIONS•University Paris Dauphine: leading buisiness and economics university in France. Specializes in economics, organiza6onal management and social sciences•Master is designed to develop senor managers capable of understanding the sustainability impacts that already inﬂuence buisiness environment.•Will provide theori6cal understanding and professional competencies in the emerging discipline of sustainable buisiness•Employment opportuniNes: Corpora6ons, NGO, Consultancies, Interna6onal bodies, Governmental bodies.
MASTER SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATIONSProgram: 18 monthsInterdisciplinary Intensive program of 4 modules + module Project: internship of 3 months with a speciﬁc pre deﬁned project in SD for a minimum period of 3 months Courses: Corporate Social Responsibility,Environmental Sociology,Green accoun=ng,European Environmental Law,Environmental Economics,Strategy for Clean Products,Green Purchasing,Microﬁnance,Environmental Policies in Asia,Environment and Chinese Local Authori=es,Clean Produc=on,Water Management,Waste Management,Sustainable Construc=on,Transporta=on & SD.Teaching Methods: Workshops, seminars, tutorialsCross faculty with interna=onal teachers, Professional of SD/CSR, researchers on SD…Requirement:Having a bachelor degree or equivalentEﬃcient in both wricen and oral english
MASTER SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATIONSFees80 000 RMB for the 18 monthsContact
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