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

 

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 nine (9) Modules and a Postgraduate Dissertation and leads to the acquisition of a Master’s Degree in “Environmental Design” in one of the three (3) divisions.

Choosing a division is compulsory. The first Module PSH50“Sustainability - Environmental Assessment” is a core module and is common in all (3) 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)

 

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. 

Knowledge of Greek language at C1 level and very good knowledge of English language are required.

 

Note:

Where previously mentioned:

a. Graduates of Universities or Technological Educational Institutes’ departments are all the degree holders of Greek Universities and Technological Educational Institutes’ departments as well as anyone with equivalent foreign degree recognised by the Hellenic NARIC (Hellenic National Academic Recognition and Information Center – DOATAP/former DIKATSA) or the Technical Training Institute (ITE), respectively, or holders of the first cycle of study of the above-mentioned departments of accredited foreign institutions*.

b. Graduates of Universities or Technological Educational Institutes are all the degree holders of Greek Universities or Technological Educational Institutes, as well as anyone with equivalent foreign degree recognised by the Hellenic NARIC (Hellenic National Academic Recognition and Information Center – DOATAP/former DIKATSA) or the Technical Training Institute (ITE), respectively, or holders of the first cycle of study of accredited foreign institutions*.

The term “Universities” refers to University Schools, Technical Universities and the School of Fine Arts.

*N.B.: Pursuant to par. 7, art. 34 of Law No. 4485/2017 “No Postgraduate Diploma shall be awarded to a student whose first cycle degree from a foreign institution has not been recognised by the Hellenic National Academic Recognition and Information Center (Hellenic NARIC), under Law No. 3328/2005 (Α80)”.


 

Contact

Course Director: 

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