Environmental Design Msc

Description

The target of the postgraduate course is the development of critical thinking, the acquisition of advanced knowledge and the development of skills related to the sustainable management and protection of the environment from the scientists dealing with the design, the control and the management of technical infrastructure, buildings, urban public space, landscape, cities, productive activities as well as the control of climate change or the adaptation to it.

Programme ECTS credits: 120

Classification according to ISCED-2011 of Unesco:
Environmental Protection

Classification according to ISCED-2013 of Unesco:
0712 “Environmental protection technology”

Duration of the programme: The minimum duration of the programme is two (2) years.

Divisions

The Postgraduate Programme leads to the acquisition of a Master’s Degree in “Environmental Design” in one of the following divisions:

1. Environmental Design of Infrastructure

2. Environmental Design of Cities and Buildings

3. Environmental Design for the Mitigation of Climate Change

4. Environmental Design of Economic Activities  (will not be offered in the academic year 2017-2018)

 

Learning Outcomes

After having successfully completed the Course, and depending on the chosen direction, students are expected to:

  1. Understand the basic principles of sustainability, environmental legislation and environmental assessment as well as carry out environmental impacts studies.
  2. Understand the principles of environmental processes and pollution, their impact on human beings and the influence of manmade activities on environment.
  3. Be able to design infrastructure projects (transportation, energy, hydraulic, coastal protection including protection from erosion, pollution protection etc.), buildings, cities and productive activities in a sustainably environmental way.
  4. Be able to understand climate change phenomenon and its impacts, implement ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a world of different climate.

Course Structure

The programme consists of thirteen Modules and a Postgraduate Dissertation and leads to the acquisition of a Master’s Degree in “Environmental Design” in one of the four (4) divisions.

Choosing a division is compulsory. The first Module PSH50“Sustainability - Environmental Assessment” is a core module and is common in all (4) divisions.

 

Division 1: «Environmental Design of Infrastructure»

1st Year of Studies

PSH50  Sustainability - Environmental Assessment

PSH51 Environmental Urban and Transportation Design

PSE53  Environmental Design of Energy, Hydraulic and Marine Projects           

2nd Year of Studies

PSΗ61 Technology to Address Environmental Impacts

Postgraduate Dissertation (40 ECTS)

 

 

Division 2: «Environmental Design of Cities and Buildings»

1st Year of Studies

PSH50  Sustainability - Environmental Assessment

PSH51 Environmental Urban and Transportation Design

PSP53 Environmental Urban Planning and Design of Open Spaces

2nd Year of Studies

PSP62  Environmental Design of Buildings

Postgraduate Dissertation (40 ECTS)

 

 

Division 3: «Environmental Design for the Mitigation of Climate Change»                      

1st Year of Studies

PSH50  Sustainability - Environmental Assessment

PSK51 Greenhouse  Effect - Climate Change

PSK52 Limitation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

2nd Year of Studies

PSK60 Adaptation in a World of Different Climate

Postgraduate Dissertation (40 ECTS)

 

 

Division 4: “Environmental Design of Economic Activities”  (will not be offered in the academic year 2017-2018)

1st Year of Studies

PSH50  Sustainability - Environmental Assessment

PSD51  Environmental Planning of Primary Sector

PSD52  Environmental Planning of Secondary Sector

2nd Year of Studies

PSD60  Environmental Planning of Tertiary Sector

Postgraduate Dissertation (40 ECTS)

 

Prerequisites

Applicants to the Programme must possess an undergraduate degree in a related field from a Greek Public University, a Technical Educational Institute or an equivalent degree. 

The equivalency to a Greek qualification is recognized by the Hellenic NARIC (Hellenic National Academic Recognition and Information Center / DOATAP), which verifies the validity and equivalence of the acquired degree with those awarded by Greek institutions of higher education. Applicants must possess documents issued by DOATAP. A list of recognised degrees is available from DOATAP, and a prerequisite course list for applicants to HOU courses may be given by the HOU's registration department. 

All candidates must provide evidence of their ability in a foreign language, preferably English. 

 

Contact

Course Director: 

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