Degree Type:Master of Philosophy
Department:Department of Environmental Science
Modes of Study:Regular
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.
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.
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:
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