Environmental Science

Department/Faculty: 
Department of Environmental Science
Why study this programme: 

Crusades against climate change and global warming are increasingly becoming key areas of focus of humanitarian agencies, philanthropists and corporate social responsibility initiatives of business entities. This is opening up a lot of fresh opportunities for professionals with the requisite training in environmental science.
You can find jobs in the following areas:
 Teaching
 Government ministries, departments and agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, Forestry Commission and District Assemblies
 Agriculture and climate change focused NGOs
 Environmental Officer with mining firms

Admission Requirement: 

To qualify for the programme candidates must possess a good first degree, at least second class (lower division) in any of the sciences and applied sciences from a recognised university and must pass a selection interview.

Target group
The programme is targeted at environmental policy formulators, environmental managers and researchers and candidates who require post-graduate training for career development and advancement. For example, staff of the Environmental Protection Agency, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana Water Company, Mining Companies, etc.

Degree Type: 
Master of Philosophy
Modes of Study: 
Regular
Duration: 
2 Years