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Environmental Management

Master‘s studies @ Vytautas Magnus University
1 Jun Application deadline
17 Feb Start date
2 years Study duration full-time
4787€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

The aim of this Programme is to acquire interdisciplinary knowledge and skills necessary for a qualified environmental professional to carry out a modern scientific research on anthropogenic environmental and climate changes and their impact on the wildlife and human health, analyse and summarise results about the state and changes in the natural environment, and make decisions, solving complex environmental problems according to the sustainability principle.

Competencies acquired

Graduates of the programme will be able:

  • Analyse complex environmental problems by determining their causal factors, interactions and integrating interdisciplinary knowledge.
  • Assess the complex impact of environmental and climatic factors on wildlife and human health by means of formulating scientific hypotheses, research aims and objectives, and selecting efficient research methods.
  • Formulate scientific conclusions based on systematised environmental research findings and comprehensive statistical analysis of parametric and spatial data.
  • Assess environmental and human health risk, suggesting preventive risk mitigation measures.
  • Make knowledge and best practices based and optimal from the point of sustainability and Green economy environmental management decisions.

Career opportunities

The programme  provides graduates with several general areas :

  • Work as senior specialists at the Departments and Agencies of Environmental Ministry,
  • Work as senior environmental specialists at the Environmental divisions of Municipalities, Service of Protected areas, Consulting companies, Agencies for management of the EU Environmental support and private Environmental firms,
  • Can continue their studies in the environment related PhD programmes.

Programme structure

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants to the Environmental Management Master Programme are required to have a university Bachelor degree in Environmental Science; Geography; Natural Resources; Biology; Ecology; Ecosystem Conservation and/or Management; Sustainable Development; Environmental Engineering; Marine Science; Forestry; Climate Science; Mathematics; Physics or equivalent degree and motivation letter.
  • Proof of English Language: applicant has to present document proving B2 level (TOEFL 87-109 iBT/534-633 PBT, IELTS 5-6,5, Cambridge English First (FCE), BEC Vantage, Michigan ECCE, PTE General Level 3, TOEIC Listening & Reading 785, TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310) if the applicant is not native speaker and/or had not received education in English.
  • Admission score is counted based on: Motivation letter* 0,3 + Arithmetic average of bachelor degree diploma supplement all subjects* 0,4 + English grade* 0,3.
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