MSc Environmental Sciences

The M.Sc Environmental Science course provides students with an understanding of key concepts in Environmental Science using a problem-based approach in a series of seminars, field, and lab practical, which enable the students to apply the concepts in freshwater, marine and atmospheric environments. Key skills training in the research process, a fundamental calculation for environmental science, and finding and using sources is included in this module. Today best practice procedures in environment management are rapidly becoming international rather than national. JSSAHER of distance learning programme looks to provide in depth learning in environmental education, which will serve as a focus for research into local, regional and global environmental issues, management and policies in response to the urgent and increasingly complex challenges of the new century.

Programme Brochure

Mission & Goals

This course is designed to provide foundation knowledge of environmental issues and problem-solving strategies at national as well as at global level. A student who successfully completes this course should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Knowledge and skills needed to measure environmental problems and other ecological concepts.
  • Understanding of diversity issues as they interact with the environmental problems.
  • Understanding of the use of environmental strategies and remediation techniques to solve environmental problems.
  • Understanding the basic principles of environmental pathways and phenomenon related to environmental issues at global level.
  • Ability to apply this skill to the evaluation of the environmental problems and related disciplines at industrial and corporate sectors.

With increasing public concern about the environment, worlds of possibilities are available for graduates in terms of employment and research opportunities. Coupled with the growth of the global economy, the need for competent graduates with knowledge in environmental science is tremendous in the international arena as well. Careers in Environmental Science are so varied it is difficult to consider them as one category. Graduates of this programme can gain employment with consulting firms, research bodies, government and non-government organisations as Environmental consultant, Environmental education officer. Environmental manager, Nature conservation officer, Recycling officer, Sustainability consultant, Waste management officer, Water quality scientist. As private companies and industries are emphasizing more on the science of sustainability, they are looking for a wide range of professionals to manage the process related to environment.

Tentative date for M.Sc Environmental Science ODL mode Academic year 2019-20

Sl. No. Activities Tentative Date
1 Admission Notification 18th August 2019
2 Admission open 18th August 2019 to 15th September 2019
3 Late Admission Till 30th September 2019
4 Contact classes (test, seminar, etc) 6th January 2020 to 24th January 2020
5 Semester Examination 9th February 2020 to 15th  February 2020
6 Result Announcement 29th February 2020
Sl. No. Activities  Tentative Date
1 Registration for II Sem 16th  February 2020 to 15th March 2020
2 Late registration with fine 16th March 2020 to 30th March 2020
3 Contact classes (test, seminar, etc) 3rd May 2010 to 22nd May 2020
4 Semester Examination 14TH June 2020 to 20th June 2020
5 Result Announcement 20th July 2020