Program overview

The Master of Environmental Science, delivered in English, was developed and tailor-made based on referential fundaments of environmental science education programs of countries with advanced education systems, especially, one of the University of Greifswald (Germany). The program aims to educate and create global human resources with high qualities in the specialization and the abilities to scientifically research and the ability to use English to meet the global requirements of human resources.

Type and period of trainning

  •  Training type: Full-time (2 years)
  •  Number of credits: 60
  •  Subjects are directly delivered by TUAF’s lecturers and international lecturers from Germany, US, etc.
  •  Language of instruction: English
  •  Location: Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry

Final year students have choices to carry-out graduate research projects in oversea partner universities of TUAF (in Taiwan, Germany, Australia, etc.)

Recruitment method

International students

  •  Assessment will be based on academic performance of the bachelor’s degree and English skills.
  • Students from English-speaking countries are exempted from English requirement.
  • Students who do not meet English requirement (IELTS 5.5) can take English courses at TUAF to improve their English prior to their master program.

Eligibility for registration

Citizens of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and other countries who satisfy the criteria as follows:

  •  Possess a bachelor’s degree in environmental science OR relevant fields of study.
  •  Candidates with bachelor’s degree majoring in relevant fields might be required to study some subjects to meet required criteria of recruiment (these subjects will be offerred by TUAF).
  •  Possess clear identities which are acknowledged by competent or local authorities; individuals under disciplinary sentences of warning or more serious forms or who are executing any criminal sentences are ineligible.

Tuition fee

  • Estimated tuition fee: 5,800 USD (scholarships are available to get 50% off)

Application

International students:

1) Registration form;

2) A copy of bachelor’s degree/certificate, transcript.

3) 02 passport sized photos at 3 x 4 cm;

4) A copy of published article(s) (if available).

5) Health report.

6) A copy of Birth certificate.

7) English certificate(s) (if applicable);

8) 02 letters of recommendation;

9) Curriculum vitae;

10) Judicial certificate;

Teaching plan

1. Allocation of credits

Program

Credits

Percentage (%)

Basic knowlege

Vietnamese culture

3

6

10

Vietnamese language

3

Core and professional knowledge

Core credits

Compulsary

14

39

65

Elective

8

Professional credits

Compulsary

9

Elective

8

                          THESIS

15

25

Tổng số

60

100

 

 

 

 

Code

Course

Credit

 

Text

Number

 

  1. General knowledge (6 credits)

 

 

VNL

831

Vietnamese

3

 

VNC

851

Vietnamese culture

3

 

II.1. Core knowledge

 

Văn hóa Việt Nam

Vietnamese culture

  1. Compulsory (14 credits)

 

PRM

821

Research Methodology in Environment

2

 

BNC

821

Biodiversity and conservation

2

 

SWE

821

Envrionment, soil and water

2

 

REE

821

Natural resource economics

2

 

ENA

821

Environmental analysis

2

 

EMS

821

Sustainable environemental management and development

2

 

ESA

821

Environmental system analysis

2

 

  1. Elective (8 credits)

 

SRM

821

Research methods of Socio-economics

2

 

MSR

821

Methods of scientific research

2

 

ENS

821

Statistics of socio-economic environment

2

 

MEC

821

Project management

2

 

AGI

821

GIS and remote sensing on environmental management

2

 

CLC

821

Global change

2

 

SLM

821

Sustainable Land Management & Organic Farming

2

 

AVC

821

Value chain in agriculture

2

 

AGM

821

Agricultural marketinging

2

 

SCE

821

Scientific Communication for Environmental Scientists

2

 

PEP

821

Personal Profiling

2

 

PRT

821

Internship

2

 

STT

821

Study tour

1

 

SEM

821

Seminars

1

 

II.2. Professional knowlege

 

A. Compulsory (9 credits)

 

EIA

821

Environmental impact assessment

3

 

ENT

821

Environmental pollution and control

2

 

ESP

821

Strategy and policy in environment

2

 

RBM

821

Integrated management of river basin

2

 

B. Elective (8 credits)

 

ENP

621

Environmental planning

2

 

POE

621

Tree and Forest

2

 

POS

621

Environmental technology

2

 

LMS

821

Management leadership skills

2

 

RDP

821

Rural development planning

2

 

APM

821

Agricultural project management

2

 

EVM

821

Environmental monitoring

2

 

ANC

821

Analytical chemistry and laboratory methods 

2

 

TOE

821

Toxicology in Environment

2

 

ENC

821

Environmental Chemistry

2

 

MES

821

Modeling of environmental systems

2

 

BIM

821

Biomathematics

2

 

RSE

821

Remote sensing for earth observation

2

 

CMT

821

Environmental biotechnology

2

 

MSR

821

Environmental Molecular biology

2

 

ENM

821

Environmental Microbiology

2

 

RCL

821

Reclamation of Contaminated Land

2

 

WRM

821

Waste resources management

2

 

ECO

821

Environmental Ecology

2

 

III. Dissertation (15 credits)