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Master Programs in Environmental Studies in Costa Rica

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.While studying in an environmental studies program, a student may take some basic courses in math, physical science and economics. Main courses of study may include env… Read more

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

While studying in an environmental studies program, a student may take some basic courses in math, physical science and economics. Main courses of study may include environmental ethics, political institutions and decision making and risk management. Usually a student is required to choose a specialization.

Costa Rica offers a sponsored and at the same time students-friendly higher learning curriculums. The country has 20 public and 44 private universities with the leading three public universities being University of Costa Rica, The national university and Costa Rican Institute of Technology.

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Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

Global climate change is one of the most pressing environmental issues of our time. Climate change specialists will be equipped with knowledge and skills related to climate ch ... +

Global climate change is one of the most pressing environmental issues of our time. Climate change specialists will be equipped with knowledge and skills related to climate change governance, adaptation, and justice. The Master of Arts Degree in Environment, Development, and Peace (EDP) provides comprehensive training in issues of sustainable development, environmental governance, natural resource management, and environmental conflict management from both ecological and social perspectives. -
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Heredia, Costa Rica

This Master's degree aims to study further in-depth analysis of production systems and in the generation of solution options to the problems of the impact of agricultural prod ... +

This Master's degree aims to study further in-depth analysis of production systems and in the generation of solution options to the problems of the impact of agricultural production on the environment, thereby enhancing research activity in this field. -
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Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

Environmental Security and Governance specialization is designed for those wishing to work on global environmental governance issues. Students critically engage with issues co ... +

Environmental Security and Governance specialization is designed for those wishing to work on global environmental governance issues. Students critically engage with issues concerning global environmental change and security. They will gain insights into different theoretical frameworks, institutional tools, and practical techniques related to water, food, and climate change, among others. -
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Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

This MSc in Ecology and Society has been designed in response to the currently recognized global need for Master's-level trained Ecologists to address local to international l ... +

This MSc in Ecology and Society has been designed in response to the currently recognized global need for Master's-level trained Ecologists to address local to international level environmental issues. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to characterize, understand, restore, manage and maintain the planet’s ecosystems. -
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Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Sustainable Natural Resource Management specialization is designed for those intending to engage in on the ground or community-oriented work in natural resource management ... +

The Sustainable Natural Resource Management specialization is designed for those intending to engage in on the ground or community-oriented work in natural resource management, biodiversity conservation, or sustainable development. It emphasizes the enhancement of biodiversity for global life support systems and mitigation of conflicts that arise from development initiatives, natural resource disputes, and environmental degradation. -
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Heredia, Costa Rica

The marine and coastal sciences constitute a series of disciplines that are derived from the natural sciences and the social sciences, formed for a global action within what h ... +

The marine and coastal sciences constitute a series of disciplines that are derived from the natural sciences and the social sciences, formed for a global action within what has been called the management of the marine and coastal zone. A systemic and interdisciplinary vision is required, which calls for the training of a professional capable of interacting with the natural and social environment existing in marine and coastal areas. -
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