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    Future job prospects through M.Sc in ENVS in government sector

    i am astudent of m.sc in ENVS. i want to know what is the future job prospects through this subject?

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    GOPANIKAVITA is offline Junior Member
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    Re: Future job prospects through M.Sc in ENVS in government sector


    The following are important areas of work which an environmental scientist can take up:

    IndustriaL Sector: Environmental scientists work towards maintaining an ecological balance, biodiversity and wasteland management, and the preservation of natural resources. They are in demand as most industries have a separate environmental research and developmental section.This section looks after the impact which their industry has casted on the environment. Their main assgnment is to look after various ways to control pollution. It also deals with the waste that is thrown out and the various aspects of management and planning.

    Research and Development: With the increase in public awareness regarding the environment, there is tremendous scope for research and development in this field. Various universities and governmental organization offer scope for R&D.They conduct research studies in order to develop theories or methods towards controlling the precious sources to environmental pollution.

    Forest and Wildlife Management: Apart from providing numerous resources, forests contribute towards striking an environmental balance. Therefore managing and maintenance of forest and wildlife is very crucial & hence the need for trained professionals.

    Social Development: Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) help in creating awareness regarding the protection of the environment and making the masses aware of various environmental issues and generating a public opinion. They also work towards disseminating information and in bringing about changes in political policies effecting the environment.

    Environmentalist: Cleansing of rivers and forest are some of the activities of environmentalist. Afforestation and regeneration of the forest area form one of the important activities of an environmentalist.

    Environmental Journalism: With so much consciousness about the environment among the public, reporting on environmental issues is on the rise. People look for comprehensive news related to the environment, hence the need for trained environmental journalists.

    Consultants: There are independent environmental consultants working with the government’s Central and State Pollution Control Board. These consultants offer advice related to the environment. They also direct the concerned industry looking for advice on environmental laws to lawyers specialized in this field.
    Environmental Science Pay Package

    Remunerations in this field vary depending on the qualification and the area of work. The starting salary at the NGOs can vary between Rs 5,000 to Rs 11,000 per month. In private industries, the starting salaries range from Rs 7,500 to Rs 13,000 per month. In the research field the salary can start at approximately Rs 9,000 to Rs 12,000. Teachers are paid anywhere between Rs 7,000 to Rs 10,000.


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    Re: Future job prospects through M.Sc in ENVS in government sector

    MSc in Sustainability & Environmental Studies

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    Private and public sector organisations need an appropriately trained, highly skilled and environmentally aware workforce to respond to the challenge of sustainable development and climate change. This one year MSc in Sustainability and Environmental Studies has been successfully addressing this need since 1991.

    The Programme and its International Context

    This one-year MSc offers an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to the study of environmental management, policy, and sustainable development. It aims to develop an understanding of the broad theoretical perspectives associated with the decision tools used to apply sustainable development policy and management. Participants will gain an in-depth knowledge of the major environmental issues currently being investigated, monitored and controlled at global, national and local levels and an understanding of the methods and procedures with which environmental considerations and climate change are incorporated into development and planning decisions.
    The David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability (DLCS) is a specialist postgraduate unit, dedicated to the provision of cross disciplinary environmental programmes and is a leading centre for interdisciplinary research in the areas of strategic environmental assessment, environmental policy and management, land contamination, pollution prevention and control, climate change, and sustainable development. DLCS has extensive collaborative teaching and research links across the University and with external academic, governmental and private sector organizations across the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Thailand and India. DLCS has successfully seen its graduates capitalize upon a wide range of employment opportunities within the private, public and voluntary sectors.
    Online Applications

    Online applications are now welcome for September 2013 entry (2013/14) via the link below. Please refer to the Entry Requirements section further down.
    INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please upload copies of supporting documentation when submitting your MSc application (including full degree transcripts, CV and Supporting Statement) - see 'Frequently Asked Questions' for further details on documents and tuition fees. We advise applications are submitted in time to fulfill all academic and financial conditions by end of June 2013.
    (High-calibre students with a 1st Class honours degree who wish to apply for university scholarships, would need to also submit a separate formal scholarship application - see 'Funding Opportunities' for details.)
    HOME/EU STUDENTS: When submitting your application, please upload full copies of degree transcripts, CV, a Supporting Statement and academic reference letters if available. The deadline for Home/EU applications is 31st August 2013.


    The MSc Sustainability and Environmental Studies programme is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See www.jbm.org.ukfor further information.

    Programme Structure

    The programme's structure is made up of individual classes, each 12 weeks in length (equating to approx. 24 hours of direct teaching class contact), which are taught during one of the two annual semesters (September - January & February - May).
    Please click on MSc Sustainability & Env. Studies for full details of modules offered and content.

    MSc Degree
    Candidates require 120 credits as described above, and a further 60 credits by the submission of a project report/dissertation (Level PG2 - max. of 16,000 words) which is completed between June-Sept.

    Admission Criteria & Duration of Study

    MSc Degree:
    • Normally a First or Upper Second class Honours degree from a UK University (or equivalent Overseas qualification), in any discipline.
    • Although normally at least 2:1 is required, lower degree classifications might be considered if there is strength elsewhere (e.g. relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals).
    • Two supportive academic references (or a relevant professional reference may be accepted in place of one of the academic references).
    Open Access Route: Alternative academic qualifications and relevant professional experience may also be considered.
    In all cases, for candidates whose first language is not English, documentary evidence of an appropriate level of competency of written and spoken English must be provided. The minimum standards are a IELTS minimum overall band score of 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5) or TOEFL iBT minimum total score 90-95 (minimum scores of 21 in Listening and Writing, 22 in Reading and 23 in Speaking).

    Open Access Study

    UK students can choose study via Open Access - taking a couple of classes per year, adding up eventually to a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or MSc (up to the max of 5 years). More information from Dr Jane Andrews. Additionally, UK/EU students who do not meet the normal MSc entry requirements for this programme, are welcome to apply via the Open Access route instead.


    MSc Degree
    • No fewer than 180 PG credits, of which 60 must have been awarded in respect of the dissertation;
    • Attain a minimum average mark of 50% overall.
    MSc Degree with merit
    • Satisfy the requirements of the regulations governing the award of the degree of MSc;and
    • Attain a minimum average mark of 60% overall.
    MSc Degree with distinction
    • Satisfy the requirements of the regulations governing the award of the degree of MSc; and
    • Attain a minimum average mark of 70% overall.

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