Environmental management

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME

You will gain a broad environmental and managerial overview, as well as a theoretical and methodical base extended through practical experience and knowledge in an interdisciplinary view of solving environmental problems and projects, for the development and implementation of environmental policy and its tools in corporate sphere, in the system of public administration and in the private sector. You will become qualified professionals - environmental managers, project designers, auditors, technical experts for dealing with specific tasks depending on the needs of the social praxis and science, in line with the concept of sustainable development.

GRADUATE PROFILE

As a graduate of the doctoral study field of environmental management you will become an environmental expert and you will be able to perform functions mainly in these areas:

  • Functions in organisations and institutions realising environmental policy;
  • Functions in public administration;
  • Functions in international organisations;
  • Positions in various levels of management in the private sphere;
  • Functions in organisations ensuring technical infrastructure;
  • Consultation and information services;
  • Functions when developing and applying educational and training programmes in the area of environmental management;
  • Coordination of activities of involved bodies when dealing with problems of the environment on regional and local level;

Realisation of graduates and broader cooperation was consulted with:

  • Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic;
  • Ministry of Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic;
  • Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic;
  • Trnava Self-Governing Region;
  • Visegrad Fund;
  • Legal entities in business, mainly with those that are obliged by law to ensure care for the environment by a qualified staff;
  • Professional associations;
  • Organisations of individual departments (Association of Industrial Ecology in Slovakia, the Slovak Agency of Environment and others);


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE STUDY PLAN

The study plan for the study programme of doctoral studies ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
of the study field 4.3.3 Environmental Management
at the University of Central Europe in Skalica

Name of the subject Semester Credits

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

 
Study part                  
16o           12
  16o         10
  16o         10
  12o         6
Foreign language
8o           6
Mandatory elective 8o   8o       8
Mandatory elective 8o   8o       8
Scientific part              
             
Creative part in the field of science             60
Elaborated topics of the dissertation thesis             20
Dissertation thesis             40
Total hours 40 44 16       100
Ongoing evaluation 2 3 1       6
Total credits 26 26 8     120 180


CHARACTERISTIC OF STUDY SUBJECTS
MANDATORY SUBJECTS
doctoral studies
Study field: 4.3.3. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
Study programme: Environmental management

Name of the mandatory subject Number of credits   Semester/Number of hours per semester **
* 1. 2. 3.
Environmental managerial systems 10 10 12 o    
Evaluating impacts on the environment and health of the population (EIA, SEA, HIA) 10 10   12 o  
Mathematical and statistical methods for environmentalists 10 10   12 o  

 

Total hours   12 24 0
Exams   0 0 0
Ongoing evaluation   1 2 0
Credits 60 20 40 0

*    Doctoral students gain at least 60 credits for creative activities in the area of science stated in the Annex No. 1 for the whole period of studies.

** The overall number of hours of work of doctoral students in doctoral studies is 50 hours and is divided into 12 hours in semester in line with mandatory subjects and mandatory electives and 38 hours of doctoral students' work focused on creative activity in the field of science.

When applying for the defence of their dissertation thesis, doctoral students shall be obliged to document by the deadline set by the law a minimum number of 120 credits achieved for study and creative activity.


 MANDATORY ELECTIVES
doctoral studies
Study field: 4.3.3. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
Study programme: Environmental Management – full-time form of studies


 

Number of credits

 

Semester/Number of hours per semester **

*

1.

2.

3.

 

Number of mandatory electives

 

10

10

12o

0

12o

10

10

0

0

12o

 
Offer of the mandatory electives Number of credits   Semester / Number of hours per semester **
* 1. 2. 3.
Sustainable development
10 10 12o    
Economic effectiveness of environmental management 10 10   12o  
Environmental quality of products 10 10   12o  
Environmental policy and legislation 10 10     12o
Accreditation, certification, audit and notification in the environment 10 10     12o
Methods of scientific work 10 10     12o
Integrated managerial systems 10 10 12o    
Environmental information systems 10 10 12o    
Management of waste economy and recycling 10 10     12o
Management of environmental risks 10 10     12o
Education and communication in the environment 10 10     12o
Foreign language 10 10      

 

Total hours

 

12

0

24

Exams

0

0

0

Ongoing evaluation

1

0

2

Credits

60

20

 

40

* Doctoral students shall gain at least 60 credits for creative activities in the area of science stated in the Annex No. 1 for the whole period of studies.

** The overall number of hours of work of doctoral students in doctoral studies is 50 hours and is divided into 12 hours in semester in line with mandatory subjects and mandatory electives and 38 hours of doctoral students' work focused on creative activity in the field of science.

When applying for the defence of their dissertation thesis, doctoral students shall be obliged to document by the deadline set by the law a minimum number of 120 credits achieved for study and creative activity.


For more information please contact us:

Mgr. Peter Brunovský
phone: +421 34 696 52 24
email: p.brunovsky@sevs.sk