Department of Environmental Science & Management

Programmes

M.Sc. Environmental Science and Sustainable Management

M.Sc. Environmental Science and Sustainable Management focuses on holistic curriculum with blend of advanced scientific & technological developments and modern management approaches towards the concept of sustainable development. Emerging approaches in environmental resource management including environmental informatics, environmental health and safety management, climate change adaptation-mitigation and ecological restoration in the curriculum is expected to deliver smart environmental professionals.

Core Courses on Applied Themes

  • Environment & Ecology
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Waste Management and Industrial Ecology
  • Urban Ecosystems and Management
  • Environmental Informatics
  • EMS and ISO 14000
  • Environmental Audit
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Hazard and Risk Management
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Industrial Safety and Hygiene
  • OSHAS 18001/ISO 45001
  • Ecosystem Services and Sustainability
  • Sustainable Alternatives

Salient Features
  • Monthly Industrial visits
  • Ecological field visits
  • Outreach programs
  • Multimedia Learning
  • Internship/training /workshops
  • Invited lectures
  • Micro case studies
  • Quiz/Debate/ Documentaries
  • Global Alumni Network
  • Placement Assistance
  • Fellowships for Outstanding Students

DURATION : 2 years comprising Four Semesters

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates with Any BSc/B.Tech/B.E Degree

Programme Outline

  Core/Elective Course Title Credits Hours /Week
SEMESTER I Core I Principles of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development 4 6
Core II Chemistry of the Environment 5 6
Core III Environmental Pollution and Toxicology 4 6
Core IV Environmental and Natural Resource Economics 5 6
Core V Remote Sensing and GIS 4 6
Elective I Energy and Environment/Environmental Microbiology 4 6
Practical I Practical I 5 6
SEMESTER II Core VI Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment 4 6
Core VII Geospatial Data Modelling and Informatics 4 6
Core VIII Industrial Pollution and Waste Management 5 6
Core IX Corporate Environmental strategies  - ISO 14000 , OSHAS and LCA 5 6
Elective II Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Management/ Global and National Environmental Issues 4 6
Elective III Green Marketing/Green Supply Chain Management 4 6
Non Major Elective Non Major Elective 2 3
Practical II Practical II 5
SEMESTER III Core X Urban Environmental Sustainability 4 6
Core XI Climate Change - Impacts and resilience 4 6
Core XII Environmental Law, Policies and  Ethics 5 6
Core XIII Sustainable Agriculture 4 6
Core XIV Green Technologies and Ecoprenuership 5 6
Elective IV Alternate Energy / sustainable transportation/Ecotourism 4 6
Non Major Elective Non Major Elective 2 3
SEMESTER IV Core XV Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism 4 6
Core XVI Waste Management and Industrial Ecology 5 6
PW I Project Work 15 -
    TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS 120  
VALUE ADDED COURSES: Four Courses of 2 credits each