Master's in Environmental Management
Closing date: 30 September 2014
BSc Honours in Limnology
Interested students in possession of BSc degrees are invited to apply for a BSc Hons Limnology that will be presented by the Centre for Environmental Management in 2015.
The one year full-time programme will include a thorough study of the key ecological principles of aquatic systems, an investigation into ecological interactions between terrestrial and aquatic systems, and ways in which these concepts and processes can be applied for the management of aquatic systems.
The photo shows Pieta Hoffman and Qawekazi Makbile, both staff members of the Centre, testing the water of Loch Logan, Bloemfontein.
The activities of the Centre for Environmental Management in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of the Free State involve education and training, conducting applied research and providing expert services:
- We present the following degree courses:
Honours in Limnology
Master of Environmental Management
PhD in Environmental Management
- We present short courses on a variety of topics
- We conduct research for academic and contract purposes
- We host the African Water Symposium and Orange River Basin Symposium
The Centre’s work is concentrated mainly on corporate environmental management, and we have a flexible approach to course content. We continuously adapt course topics and content to meet the need for information about new developments in environmental management, and for requirements related to professional development by practitioners.
The Centre’s graduates are ideally situated to become leaders in the field of environmental management in the public or private sector. Our approach impresses upon students the interdisciplinary nature of the field of study, and the course guides them to mastery of the scientific process.
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Last updated: 23 September 2014 09:34