Master of Management and Science Course Description 

The Master of Management and Science program is designed to provide advance knowledge, skills and practical assimilation of the knowledge needed to be successful managers and leaders in the business and Science Communities. The research skills and knowledge acquired through the program allow students to be prepared for the challenges and competition associated with the business and science industries. The research work and practice acquired by the students prepared them to be well grounded and rounded for their profession and to get up to date knowledge of these industries. 

Environmental Policy and Management – Select 7 Core courses below and 5 required courses from the management program – 36 Credits

EPM 7000 Environmental policy and Management (3)

The program focuses on key approaches, processes, challenges, and problems related to the field of environmental management. The course incorporates a detailed understanding of each of these areas into a clear, integrated introduction to this dynamic and demanding discipline. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the curriculum engages students in various environmental issues and imparts a set of skills they can utilize in the decision-making process for environmental management.

EPM 7010 Environmental Economics and Management (3)

The program is intended for students with a Bachelor´s degree in business administration or economics who wish to extend their understanding of environmental resource issues. The students after taking this course will be able to address critical environmental issues from a business and scientific perspective and will possess the skills to deal with environmental issues in national and international businesses and organizations, government agencies and other public sector organizations.

EPM 7020 Environmental Management and Development (3)

The program has been designed especially for students who are interested in designing, managing and participating in more effective environmental management. The program will enable students with strong disciplinary skills to gain the tools required to become environmental stewards, policy makers and managers. Understanding both the scientific principles and the relevant policy frameworks are essential if we are to change thinking about the environment and our behaviors towards it, as the course aims at making the students understand about the importance of living in a more sustainable way. 

EPM 7030 Environmental Management for Sustainability (3)

The program integrates law, science, and business to answer the increasing demand for management professionals capable of leading in this sector by collaborating with scientists and engineers to find sustainable business solutions. Enabling students with strong disciplinary skills to gain the tools required to become environmental stewards, policy makers and managers, the program emphasizes on application of your existing skills to environmental problem solving. The students are equipped to work in sustainability and compliance management, as consultants, entrepreneurs, and professionals who can successfully make the business case for sustainability.

EPM 7040 Environmental Management (3)

The program focuses on key approaches, processes, challenges, and problems related to the field of environmental management. The course incorporates a detailed understanding of each of these areas into a clear, integrated introduction to this dynamic and demanding discipline. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the curriculum engages students in various environmental issues and imparts a set of skills they can utilize in the decision-making process for environmental management.

EPM 7050 Environmental Ethics (3)

The aim of this course is to make the students get acquainted with concepts and methods of philosophical ethics that apply to issues regarding mankind's dealings with the natural world. This course will examine different conceptions of nature, and different theories about the relationship of humans to their natural environment, that have shaped current debates about environmental issues. Overall the course will help the students gain a clear understanding of the obstacles in moral philosophy, public policy-making and public attitudes to a coherent and sound system of environmental ethics.

EPM 7060 Environmental Law (3)

The course addresses the topics like the values, assumptions, and guiding principles which underlie this framework with the intention of giving students a basic understanding of regulatory policies. This course considers these issues and provides a tour through existing legal regimes governing pollution, water law, endangered species, toxic substances, environmental impact analyses, and environmental risk. This core course is a prerequisite for advanced environmental law offerings such as the Advanced Environmental Law and Practice course

EPM 7070 Research Methods for Environmental Sciences and policy (3)

The course introduces the language of research, ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches. The emphasis will be on knowing when to use the various tests, what they measure, and how to interpret results. This course will provide an opportunity for participants to establish or advance their understanding of research by theoretical underpinnings to begin to critically review literature relevant to their field or interests