RESD – Two-year Master’s programme in Resource Economics and Sustainable Development offered at the University of Bologna - Rimini Campus

RESD – Two-year Master’s programme in Resource Economics and Sustainable Development offered at the University of Bologna - Rimini Campus

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Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

22 Months

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

M.Sc. Degree

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

3 grants to students ranked first in each of the Intakes for the a.y. 2020/2021 (€ 4608 gross of taxes each)

RESD offers a solid preparation in environmental economics, a critical understanding of the issues involved in sustainable development both from a theoretical and practical perspective and of the complex interactions between economic decisions, market forces, governmental policies and the environment.

The Department of Economics will award 3 merit-based grants (€ 4608 gross of taxes each) for newly enrolled students in the academic year 2020/21.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The courses offered will provide an in-depth analysis of natural resources, taking into account the institutional setup of markets and the competitive strategies of firms. The extensive use of quantitative tools and theories will underpin theoretical and empirical approaches, providing the students with the skills to undertake independent research projects, to understand and analyze major current environmental issues and policies, and to act as consultant in private and public institutions.

5 reasons our students joined the programme:

  1. Solid preparation in the theory and practice of environmental economics
  2. Multidisciplinary study programme and interdisciplinary approach
  3. Network of highly qualified international professors 
  4. International environment with a diversity of academic backgrounds
  5. Critical understanding of the issues involved in the sustainable development goals (UN-SDG)

CAREER PROSPECTS

RESD is intended for students who seek a career as:

·       Advisers at governmental authorities (ministries, provinces and municipalities)

·       Managers and environmental consultants in the industry; experts in sustainable resources management, including the energy sector.

·       Consultants in nature conservation organizations; water, waste management and transport.

·       Experts in city management, urban planning and environmental consulting; construction and building stock management.

·       Applied climate change researchers and experts hired, for instance, by banks, insurance companies, large construction companies, and companies operating in the energy sector. Also local, national and European governments need climate change and climate finance experts.

·       Facilitators at consultancies, specialists and project leaders in non-governmental organizations.

·       Development practitioners and policy makers in internationally oriented organizations, constructing socioeconomic and environmental scenarios as a tool for adaptation policies conflicts and synergies between adaptation, economic development, security, poverty and human rights agendas.

·       PhD fellows or researchers at international research institutes, universities, environmental organizations or governmental organizations.

·       Independent entrepreneurs.

INTERNATIONAL PROFILE

International Professors

Faculty has international experience and reputation. The international faculty - together with visiting professors who are very active in well-known international research centers in environmental science - is a guarantee of ensuring the highest quality of training.

The international teaching staff gives students a unique opportunity of comparing the different approaches, issues and perspectives in different countries.

Students come from all over the world. Foreign students represent an important part of RESD and are encouraged to apply.

International agreements

Within the Erasmus+ mobility programme RESD undersigned agreements with the following Universities:

·       University of Southern Denmark in Odense; University of Copenhagen; Roskilde Universitetscenter (Denmark)

·       Technische Universitat Munchen; Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel (Germany)

·       Central European University (Hungary)

·       Kaunas University of Technology; University of Vilnius (Lithuania)

·       University of Wageningen (The Netherlands)

·       Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN) (Norway)

·       Universidade dos Açores; Instituto Universitario de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) (Portugal)

·       Universidad Politécnica de Madrid; Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria; (Spain)

·       Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)

·       University of East Anglia, Norwich (United Kingdom)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • First Cycle Degree or equivalent Bachelor level achieved in any subject, awarded by an Italian or accredited foreign university or university level institution and allowing access to a second cycle/post graduate programme. 
  • RESD applicants should also demonstrate knowledge of fundamental elements in disciplines of business, economics, law, in addition to mathematical and statistical areas. 
  • English language requirement - Minimum B2 level 

 

APPLICATION DEALINES

First Intake (for EU and NON-EU candidates)

Opening: 11 February 2020
Closing: 2 April 2020 at 1 pm (CET)
Results: 21 April 2020

Second Intake (for EU and NON-EU candidates)

Opening: 28 April 2020
Closing: 23 June 2020 at 1 pm (CET)
Results: 9 July 2020

Third Intake (for EU and EU-assimilated candidates only)

Opening: 23 July 2020
Closing: 25 August 2020 at 1 pm (CET)
Results: 10 September 2020

You may find a more detailed description of the application procedure and requirements at the link below:

https://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/ResourceEconomicsSustainableDevelopment/admission

More Information

Posted on

Start Date

End Date

Program Duration

22 Months

Type

Master's programs

Certifications & Titles

M.Sc. Degree

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

3 grants to students ranked first in each of the Intakes for the a.y. 2020/2021 (€ 4608 gross of taxes each)

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