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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : Master of Science Degree in Environmental Science

BGCSE Points(or similar) :


Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 4

Description :

 The Department of Environmental Science offers Postgraduate Programmes leading to the award of the following degrees:
• A Master of Science Degree in Environmental Science for students enrolled in the Master of Science Programme as per Departmental Regulation 5.0
• A Master of Philosophy Degree in Environmental Science for students enrolled in the MPhil and PhD Programmes as per Departmental Regulation 6.0
• A Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Environmental Science for qualifying students in the MPhil and PhD Programmes as per Departmental Regulation 6.0.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  INTEGRATED ENV. ANALYSIS & MANAGMENT I Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO ENV. INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  LAND USE PLANNING AND LAND USE DYNAMICS Credits : 3
  ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF RES.UTILIZATION&MANAG. Credits : 3
  CLIMATE AND RESOURCES IN SEMI-ARID ENV. Credits : 3
  HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES Credits : 3
  SOIL SCIENCE AND LAND EVALUATION SURVEYS Credits : 3
  POPULATION DYNAMICS AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Credits : 3
  RANGE RESOURCES AND MANAGEMENT Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS&MANAG.II Credits : 3
  RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING Credits : 3
  WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  NATURAL RESOURCE USE POLICIES Credits : 3
  AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT Credits : 3
  GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  REMOTE SENSING Credits : 3
  GEOMORPHOLOGY Credits : 3
  WASTE MANAGEMENT AND POLLUTION CONTROL Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  MSc PROPOSAL Credits : 9
  DISSERTATION (ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE) Credits : 15

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  MSc PROPOSAL Credits : 9
  DISSERTATION (ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE) Credits : 15

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.
Contact Details :
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