MSc in Education for the Environment and Sustainable Development

Courses

Qualification Requirements

The Program is based on the ECTS credit accumulation mode of study. Students can be awarded the Master of Science Degree in Education for the Environment and Sustainable Development upon completion of 90 credits. These credits are allocated to compulsory and elective modules as shown in the table below. The list of compulsory and elective modules is provided in the Program’s course structure.

Module GroupECTS
Required Courses54
Electives36
TOTAL90

Required Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 54 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ESD501ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: CONCEPTS AND ISSUES93
2ESD502FROM ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TO EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK93
3ESD503DESIGNING EDUCATION PROGRAMMES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT93
4ESD504ARESEARCH IN EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PART I)31
5ESD504BRESEARCH IN EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PART II)31
6ESD504CRESEARCH IN EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PART III)31
7ESD505CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT93
8ESD506NON FORMAL EDUCATION AND EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT93

Electives Modules

The student must successfully complete 36 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ESD507BIODIVERSITY AND EDUCATION93
2ESD508RESEARCH METHODS93
3ESD510ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS93
4ESD511NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT93
5ESD512ORGANISING SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS: PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES93
6ESD513ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY93
7ESD514ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION AND THE MEDIA93
8ESD516EDUCATION & TRAINING ON THE ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR ORGANISATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS93
9ESD551MASTER THESIS I90
10ESD552MASTER THESIS II90