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Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - Barcelonatech (UPC)

, Spain

http://www.upc.edu/

Master in Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
Institut of Sustainability (IS.UPC)
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://is.upc.edu/teaching/master2019s-degree-in-sustainability
Language:
English
Description:

The aim of the master's degree in Sustainability is to provide advanced training in sustainable human development that enables students to understand the complex interaction between society, technology, the economy and the environment, so that they can tackle the social and environmental challenges inherent to sustainability: climate change, the depletion of natural resources, North-South imbalances, environmental justice, etc. This master's degree will prepare students to become entrepreneurial professionals and agents of change for sustainability who will, depending on their specialisation, design and assess global, sustainable solutions for the uncertain, complex scenario we are living in. They will take an interdisciplinary approach and ensure scientific and technical rigour in the diverse cultural and professional contexts they work in.

Keywords:
sustainability , environment , natural resources

Master in Sustainability Science and Technology

Specialzation:

Department:
Institut of Sustainability (IS.UPC)
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://is.upc.edu/teaching/masters-degree-in-sustainability-science-and-technology/general-information?set_language=en
Language:
English
Description:

This master's degree aims to provide students with advanced interdisciplinary training to facilitate understanding of interactions between society, the economy and the environment. Graduates will also have a sound understanding of scientific and technical options and trends for tackling key challenges for the sustainable development of current socio-environmental systems.The course will train students to become entrepreneurs and agents of change in the field of sustainable development. Based on their specialisation in areas related to biodiversity, the environment, the built environment, services, the production system and information management, graduates will be able to design, implement and evaluate sustainable solutions in different fields of engineering and technology.

Keywords:
Sustainability, Technology


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