Distance Learning Programmes in Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences

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Earth sciences has many practical applications for our planet and the surrounding ones. The field of study has a broad view on the environment and focuses on location and development of energy and mineral resources, methods to protect the planet and the protection of communities from environmental events. Many Bachelor’s degrees in earth sciences focus on knowledge of the consequences of human – environment interaction.

Earth sciences degrees are also known as geoscience, including many sub-disciplines: atmospheric sciences, meteorology, climatology, atmospheric physics, hydrology, oceanography, geodesy, geophysics, geology, mineralogy, glaciology, volcanology, astronomy, etc. With a Master’s degree in Earth Sciences, students can specialize and research one of the world’s most spoken about academic subjects.

Earth sciences graduates can work in many areas, especially geology, environmental science, environmental consultancy firms or governmental institutions. Some of the most popular career options include engineering geologist, geoscientist, environmental consultant or minerals surveyor.

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Suggested Online Programmes Earth Sciences

MST Earth Sciences

The MST in Earth Sciences program at Wright State University is designed for K-12 educators seeking to build their Earth/Space science content knowledge and pedagogical skills.

United States
Pre-Master Sustainable Energy MicroMasters Program

EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Sustainable Energy MicroMasters Program in collaboration with University of Queensland - UQx. Become an energy leader of the future. Learn how to overcome the challenges of transitioning to a low carbon energy system to provide affordable, reliable and sustainable energy.

Australia
Postgraduate Diploma Spatial Science Technology (Surveying)

The University of Southern Queensland Graduate Diploma of Spatial Science Technology (Surveying) program produces graduates who are skilled in the area of spatial science theory and evaluation. It allows students to advance their knowledge of a spatial science discipline area for industry application, research or management purposes.

Australia
Postgraduate Certificate Spatial Science Technology (Geographic Information Systems)

The University of Southern Queensland Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology (Geographic Information Systems) program produces graduates who are skilled in the area of spatial science theory and evaluation. It allows students to develop and extend their knowledge of a spatial science discipline area for industry application or management purposes.

Australia