Education

The Institute offers graduate studies in M.S. and Ph.D. levels in the fields of Environmental Sciences and Environmental Technology. The M.S. program requires at least 24 credit hours of course work, 1 seminar and a written thesis. The Ph.D. program requires at least 24 credit hours of course work, 1 seminar, and a written dissertation. The Ph.D. candidates are required to pass a Comprehensive Examination before they commence their thesis work.

IESC is in collaboration with 12 universities in Europe, through Erasmus Student Exchange Program.  For Erasmus Partners List click here (2018).

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Credit requirements for the M.S. Program in Environmental Science is 24. 

Concentration areas

Environmental Pollution and Modeling (PNM)

Molecular Ecology and Microbial Biotechnology (MNM)

Socio-Ecological Sustainability (SES)

 

MSc Program

Total: 24 Credits.

ECTS: 126

*  “Specified Elective Courses” must exclusively be selected from amongst a list of courses within the categories of either “Environmental Pollution and Modeling”, or “Molecular Ecology and Microbial Biotechnology” or “Socio-Ecological Sustainability” concentration areas.

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS IN ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

Credit requirement for the M.S. Program in Environmental Science is 24. Students with a B.S. degree in a field other than environmental engineering or chemical engineering may have to complete remedial courses before starting to take courses for their field of specialization.

Concentration areas

Urban Waste Management and Renewable Energy (W2E)

Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies (WNW)

 

MSc Program

Total: 24 Credits.

ECTS: 126

*  “Specified Elective Courses” must exclusively be selected from amongst a list of courses within the categories of either “Urban Waste Management and Renewable Energy” or “Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies” concentration areas.

 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM
The course load requirement for the Ph.D. program is 24 credit hours. Students with an M.S. degree in a field other than environmental sciences or engineering may have to complete prerequisite core courses from ESC M.S. programs before starting to take the PhD program courses.

In addition, the students have to register to the non-credit Esc 601 Ph.D. Seminar and Esc 790 Ph.D. Thesis. All students registered in the Ph.D. Program are expected to complete and present a Ph.D. dissertation at the end of their studies to fulfill the requirements of the Institute for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Total: 24 Credits
ECTS: 246