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EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT (MSC) AN INTERNATIONAL MASTERS PROGRAMME FOR THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR


MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT (MSC) AN INTERNATIONAL MASTERS PROGRAMME FOR THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR

INTRODUCTION Since 1990, CSTM – the Twente Centre for Studies in Technology and Sustainable Development of the University of Twente has been offering courses and masters programmes on environmental and energy management. This international Master of Environmental and Energy Management was launched in 2000, and since then has trained and educated participants from all over the world with a variety of educational and professional backgrounds. Environmental and Energy Management is a central component to improving the environmental performance and energy efficiency of industries, organizations, regions and / or nations. During the course, modern management and policy tools will be discussed, as well as the knowledge and skills needed to become an effective researcher or professional in the field.

NIRAJ SUBEDI, NEPAL “MY PREVIOUS EMPLOYER OFFERED ME A JOB WITH A BETTER POSITION AND MORE BENEFITS THAN I HAD BEFORE JOINING THE MEEM, THE MANAGEMENT HAS HIGHLY VALUED THE MEEM COURSE, CSTM AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE.”

Participants will work for governmental and nongovernamental organizations, will be employed by large companies in the private sector, or become a consultant for large, small and medium sized enterprises. In the public sector, national public authorities, provinces, larger municipalities and water authorities will employ them.

WALEED MANSOUR, EGYPT “….THE MASTERS PROGRAMME WAS THE BEST PREPARATION FOR MY CURRENT ASSIGNMENT AT THE UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION AS A JUNIOR NATIONAL EXPERT ON ENVIRONMENT AND CLEANER PRODUCTION…”


TARGET GROUP - P  ostgraduates with a clear affinity for management and / or technology, either as a result of their education or of their working experience. - Decision-makers in companies, government and non-governmental organizations who wish to become environmental, water and energy specialists.

- Technology: principles of cleaner production and cleaner production technologies; energy saving technologies; renewable energy technologies; water technologies, etc.

The course includes lectures, group discussions, group work, site visits, case studies and a final research project. Assessments are based on exams, assignments, project reports and the final research OBJECTIVE thesis. The Master programme in Environmental and Energy The Master programme offers students the Management aims to prepare future decision makers possibility to specialize in three directions: in companies, government and non-governmental Environmental Management, Water Governance organizations for analyzing and acting in an or Energy Management. environmentally proactive way when making decisions After the first joint part of the programme of about about policies, production and resource utilization. 5 months, the group splits into these three streams.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

SPECIAL FEATURES

Graduates will be able to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate environmental, water and energy management programmes, policies and projects.

- Unique personal approach, with much attention being given to both the group and individual participants. - Regular meetings for evaluation, coordination and counseling. - Easy access to teaching staff and programme management. - Because of the international character of the programme, participants build up a broad, international network of environmental, water and energy specialists.

CONTENTS - Management: principles of environmental, energy and water projects’ management; corporate social responsibility; financial analysis; management systems and tools; auditing and certification; communication, management and advising skills; research methodology, etc. - Governance: principles of governance and law; environmental, water and energy policy; environmental assessment, etc.

IMRAN AMIR ALI, USA “MY EXPERIENCE AT MEEM WAS NOTHING BUT POSITIVE. WITH LIMITED HANDS ON EXPERIENCE IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, THE PROGRAM EFFECTIVELY PROVIDED THE TOOLS TO GRASP AND INTERNALIZE VARIOUS RELEVANT AND CUTTING EDGE TOPICS.”

SELINA AMOAH, GHANA “THE MEEM IS UNIQUE BECAUSE OF ITS WELL DESIGNED CURRICULUM, EXCELLENT QUALITY OF LECTURERS AND MAGNIFICENT PROGRAMME FACILITATORS.”


GENERAL INFORMATION

Visa, insurance and accommodation Duration The course organizers will make the necessary Course duration is 12 months (52 weeks) on a full-time arrangements. We will contact you for information basis. Study load is 65 ECs, that is about 1820 hours. and any documents needed. Admission Requirements To qualify for participation, applicants should meet the following conditions: - Have at least a relevant Bachelor’s degree (if applicable: 2nd class or higher) - Have a basic understanding of chemistry (high school level) - Have excellent communication skills - Demonstrate sufficient proficiency in English by means of a minimum score of 6.5 on the Academic IELTS test. Internet based TOEFL-iBT scores are also accepted. The required minimum score for admission is 90. - Working experience is recommended or, depending on academic background, required.

ORGANIZERS AND VENUE

More detailed information on the admission requirements can be found on our website: www.meem.utwente.nl

Applications and information requests can be emailed to: meem@utwente.nl

Title MSc Environmental and Energy Management. Specializations in Environmental Management, Water Governance or Energy Management. Tuition fee & living expenses The tuition fee is Euro 12,500. This includes course materials, site visits and several social events. It does not include living expenses like rent, insurance, food, pocket money and the costs for the visa. It is the applicant’s own responsibility to raise these funds.

This Master is offered by CSTM – the Twente Centre for Studies in Technology and Sustainable Development of the University of Twente. It is administered and (partially) executed off-campus in the town of Leeuwarden, in the North of the Netherlands. Information about the CSTM can be found at www.utwente.nl/cstm.

INFORMATION AND APPLICATION For more information, alumni information, Frequently Asked Questions, the application form and much more, please visit our website: www.meem.utwente.nl

The University of Twente is a co-signatory of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Foreign Students. Information about the Code and the accompanying procedure for complaints is available on www.internationalstudy.nl. The Master of Environmental and Energy Management received accreditation by the NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Council) in 2008. Our website provides information on the observations of the accreditation panel. This accreditation was followed in 2012 by a very positive external evaluation.

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