The aim of the programme is to provide specialised knowledge in the field of Waste Treatment Technologies and Decontamination Methodologies and to understand the complex structure and functioning of the environment, which is the final recipient of waste.
It consists in providing specialised knowledge on the issues of waste management (liquid, solid, gaseous), waste treatment technologies, decontamination methodologies, understanding the complex structure and functioning of the environment, which is the final recipient of waste, acquiring knowledge of the relevant legislation on waste management and the protection of health and the environment, selecting technologies for solving problems arising from point sources of pollution, planning and managing waste, selecting technologies for solving problems arising from point sources of pollution, understanding the complexity of the environment, which is the final recipient of waste, understanding the complex structure and functioning of the environment, which is the final recipient of waste, acquiring knowledge of the relevant legislation on waste management and the protection of health and the environment, selecting technologies for solving problems arising from point sources of pollution, planning and managing waste and the environment, understanding the complexity of the environment, which is the final recipient of waste. Knowledge is also provided on the assessment of environmental conditions of the natural environment, the effects of pollutants on human health, methodologies for assessing environmental conditions, and methodologies for environmental remediation and decontamination. Through the preparation of the thesis, students will be able to plan and give answers to practical issues arising from waste management in the environment (terrestrial and aquatic) and in human societies in general.
ECTS Programme of Studies Credits: 120
From the academic year 2013-14 the minimum duration of study is 2 years.
Classification according to the Unesco ISCED-2011 code:
– by education sector: 85 Environmental Protection
– by level of education: 7
Classification according to the Unesco ISCED-2013 code:
– based on the education sector: 0712 Environmental Protection and Technology
The Post-graduate programme accepts graduates or higher institution diplomas of related disciplines. The programme is offered in Greek.
The knowledge of a foreign language and good computer-Internet skills would be useful for the successful participation in the programme.
Holders of a degree or diploma of higher education means graduates of Greek Universities or Polytechnics or Higher School of Fine Arts or Higher School of Pedagogical and Technological Education or Higher Technological Educational Institutions (ATEI) or those who hold academically equivalent first cycle degrees from recognized foreign educational institutions with the degrees awarded by the Greek Higher Educational Institutions, in accordance with the provisions of article 304 of Law No. 4957/2022 (Government Gazette 141/21.07.2022, vol.)
For the evaluation of the application to the Postgraduate Studies Programme, it will be examined whether the candidate’s institution of study is or may be included in the National Register of Recognised Higher Education Institutions of Foreign Countries and whether the candidate’s degree is or may be included in the National Register of Types of Degrees of Recognised Institutions of Foreign Countries.
The Hellenic Open University, if the degree is included in the list of article 307 of Law No. 4957/2022, must request a “Certificate of Place of Study”, which is issued and sent by the foreign university. If the place of study or part of the studies is confirmed as the Greek territory, the degree is not recognized, unless the part of the studies that took place in the Greek territory is in a public higher education institution or in a recognized foreign educational institution within the meaning of paragraph b) of article 299 of Law No. 4957/2022.
1st year of study
2nd year of study
Module Selection Instructions
During the first year of study, if the student has the required time, he/she can choose three units, the compulsory unit DIA50 (Natural Environment and Pollution) and two of the other three units DIA51, DIA60 and DIA61. The student may choose the Postgraduate Diploma Thesis in parallel with the last unit, provided he/she has successfully completed all three units.
It is clarified that, in order to complete the programme in two academic years, the student must successfully complete during the first year of study three units (according to the above guidelines) and during the second year the last unit in parallel with the postgraduate thesis.
In the process of declaring units, the previous year’s units must be exhausted first and then the next year’s unit declaration must begin.
The presentation of the Master’s Thesis will take place after the successful completion of all the modules of the Programme of Studies.
For the award of the Master’s degree, the successful completion of all four units is mandatory, as well as the successful completion of the Master’s Thesis.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMME OF STUDIES
Ιoannis Kalavrouziotis, Professor
Subject: Liquid Waste Management
Each Thematic Unit is priced at 650€ and the total cost of the Postgraduate Programme is 3.250€.
For information about the programme contact:
Student Registration Department from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:00:
Contact phone number: 2610367332