M.Sc. (Environmental Science)

Programme Highlights

EMPLOYABILITY & CAREER PATH WAYS :

  • Career opportunities in sustainability, renewable energy, conservation, agriculture, urban planning and development, natural resource management, etc
  • Career in variety of professional roles, ranging from analytical scientist and environmental indicator monitor, to policy-maker and environmental manager.
  • Career in government sectors in forests department, the roads and transport authority, and the national parks and wildlife service, as well as with private consultancies.
  • Pursue Careers in Academics and Research.
  • Purse doctoral degree or have your own business as environmental consultant

IN NUMBERS

  • Foundation Courses -8
  • Generic Core Courses -14
  • Generic Elective Courses -4
  • Subject Core Courses - -6
  • Subject Elective Courses -4
  • Audit Courses -8

QUICK FACTS

  • 2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time
  • Outcome Based Education (OBE)
  • Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
  • Credit and Grading system
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ADMISSIONS PROCESS

“.The highest education is that which does not merely give us information, but makes our life in harmony with all existence” - Faculty / Quote by educationist

CURRICULUM

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.

Environmental Sciences is a multidisciplinary study of the natural/physical environment. Academic fields involved in environmental sciences include chemistry, biology and ecology, physics, geology, geography, anthropology, engineering, political science, law, economics and the health sciences. The Programme focuses on study of environmental ecosystem and prepares students to develop innovative solutions to pressing environmental issues. It also explores into the politics, policies, and economics of environmental concerns.

PEO1 : The students will be able to understand fundamental and advanced scientific principles related to the environment

PEO2 : The students will be able to link current environmental issues with a diverse disciplines, including the fields of social science, policy, ethics, humanities, and religion

PEO3 : Students will be able to handle environmental concerns and issues, and would be able to apply their knowledge for sustainable development

PEO4 : Construct solutions and models to expedite the understanding and solution of environmental problems

PEO5 : Select and apply appropriate research methods and techniques to solve complex environmental problems.

At the end of the programme the learner will be able to

PO1 : Understand the environment from various the point of view of basic disciplines such as chemistry, physics and biology.

PO2 : Know energy resources, conservation, environmental monitoring, assessment and auditing

PO3 : Learn and explore various statistical methods and economics and correlate with the environmental problems

PO4 : Understand the various environmental treatments, laws, regulations, legislations and statutory requirements

PO5 : Apply knowledge for the solution towards environmental problems for sustainable development

SEM-I

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
101 FOUC Written Analysis and Communication 0.5 25 
102 FOUC Transactional Analysis 0.5  25 
103 GC Environmental Geosciences 100 
104 GC Ecology and Ecosystem 100 
105 GC Environmental Chemistry 100 
106 GC Environmental Microbiology 100 
107 GC Physical Environment 100 
108 GE Generic Elective - I 2 50 
109 GE Generic Elective - II 2 50 
110 AUDC Quantitative  
111 AUDC Entrepreneurial Mindset  

SEM-II

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
201 FOUC Public Speaking Skills 0.5 25 
202 FOUC Customer Service Skills 0.5  25 
203 GC Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 100 
204 GC Environmental Economics 100 
205 GC Water and Wastewater Engineering 100 
206 GC Environmental Law, Ethics and Policy 100 
207 GC Environment and Natural resources 100 
208 GE Generic Elective - III 50 
209 GE Generic Elective - IV 50 
210 AUDC Verbal  
211 AUDC Stress Management  

SEM-III

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
301 FOUC Communication Techniques 0.5 25 
302 FOUC Networking Skills 0.5  25 
303 GC Green Technology 100 
304 GC Dissertation - I 4 100 
305 SC Subject Core -I 100 
306 SC Subject Core -II 100 
307 SC Subject Core -III 100 
308 SE Subject Elective - I 50 
309 SE Subject Elective - II 50 
310 AUDC Logical Reasoning  
311 AUDC Spirituality and Personal Growth  

SEM-IV

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
401 FOUC Book Review 0.5  25 
402 FOUC Decision Making Skills 0.5  25 
403 GC Remote Sensing and GIS 100 
404 GC Dissertation - II 100 
405 SC Subject Core -IV 100 
406 SC Subject Core -V 100 
407 SC Subject Core -VI 100 
408 SE Subject Elective - III 50 
409 SE Subject Elective - IV 50 
410 AUDC Critical Reasoning  
411 AUDC Corporate Etiquettes  

Generic Electives

Generic Electives Track IGeneric Electives Track II
Energy Resources and Conservation Water and Wastewater Engineering
Industrial Safety, Hygiene and Toxicology Watershed Management
Statistical and Research Methods Pollution Control Technology
Environmental Planning and Management Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

Subject Core

Course CodeSubject CoreCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
305 Subject Core-I Environmental Pollution    
306 Subject Core-II Environmental Toxicology    
307 Subject Core-III Water Pollution Management    
405 Subject Core-IV Air Pollution Management    
406 Subject Core-V Ecological Impact Assessment    
407 Subject Core-VI Environmental Hazards and Risk Management    

Subject Elective

SEM III Electives BasketSEM IV Electives Basket
Restoration Ecology Social Issues and the Environment
Biodiversity & Conservation Environmental Health Management
Sustainable Environmental Systems Human Population and Environment
Sustainable Urban Systems EIA and Environmental Auditing

GA1 : Deep discipline knowledge, understanding and abilities infused by cutting edge technologies at global level

GA2 : Critical thinking and problem solving attitude steeped in research methods and rigor with scientific approach to knowledge development

GA3 : Use technologies effectively, utilize lifelong learning skills and recognize and apply international perspectives with capacity for independent, conceptual and creative thinking

GA4 : Ability to work in team exhibiting leadership qualities and career readiness

GA5 : Demonstrate the ability to create knowledge through research

Teaching philosophy will be specific to the nature of the each course in the programme. Along with conventional chalk and board, teaching aids such as animated/actual videos would be played on LCD projector along with presentations to demonstrate the idea for easy grasp of the concept. Various teaching methods utilizing experimental setup, group exercises, field work, MOOC, seminars, report writing, study tours, workshops and research writing would be utilized.

Students will be encouraged to undertake experimental research work in the laboratory to demonstrate the hands on skills and abilities. They would be also encouraged to undertake industry based mini projects, assignments, etc to correlate and align the knowledge they have learned during the course with industry needs. Few subjects can be waived off against such work. This would increase the employability of the students significantly.

1. 100 credits to be earned

2. All audit courses to be completed with ‘S’ (Satisfactory) grade

3. Minimum CGPA 4.0

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