Master of Science in Environment Science is a postgraduate Environmental Science course. Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological sciences, (including but not limited to Ecology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Soil Science, Geology, Atmospheric Science and Geography) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems. The duration of M.Sc. in Environment Science is mostly of two academic years but it may vary from institute to institute and may be on part time basis. The syllabus for the course is divided into four semesters.
Students must be passed Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University or its equivalent examination with any of the following subjects like Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Geology, Geography, Life Sciences, Fisheries Science, B.E.(Civil Engineering), Environmental Engineering, Agriculture, Physics, Biotechnology and secured minimum 50% marks (45% is case of SC/ST candidates) in the above mentioned examination.
Candidates who have appeared or who are likely to appear for the qualifying examination i.e. B.Sc. or equivalent but whose results have not been as yet declared can also appear for this entrance test provided they have offered the mentioned subjects at the said examination.
M.Sc. Environment Science College
University of Jammu, Jammu
Gauhati University, Guwahati
Jawaharlal Nehru University - JNU, New Delhi
Cochin University of Science and Technology - CUSAT, Kochi
How is M.Sc. Environment Science Course Beneficial
Master degree course gives a solid base for higher degree programmes in respective subjects, e.g. M.Phil., etc.They can go for teaching in schools on private basis and after passing NET exam they can become permanent lecturer at colleges/universities level.After having passed the degree course the candidates are able to protect the environment from destruction or pollution. Cleansing of rivers and forests are some of the activities in which the environmentalist is involved.The course provides flexibility to work in all kinds of environments, which is developed through field-work experience
M.Sc. Environment Science Job Types
Wildlife Film - Maker
Forest Carbon Specialist
Director - Waste Management
Lecturer & Professor
Senior Catastrophe Risk Modeller
Senior Programme Officer
Product Manager - Environmental Health & Safety