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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: n/a
  • Foreign: $ 17.5k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 1 5월

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    The M.A. Program in Environmental Studies provides candidates with an intensive multidisciplinary insight into environmental studies with an emphasis on Israel's unique geographic and geopolitical setting. This full-time program takes place over one year (3 semesters) and is taught in English.

    Students on the program study a broad selection of environmental subjects, through both core courses and a range of electives, to gain insight into Israel's environmental history both as an individual nation and as part of the greater Middle East region. In parallel to a broad overview of environmental topics, the program focuses on the area of water, exposing the students to the scientific, legal and policy aspects of one of Israel's most critical environmental issues. The program covers topics such as marine conservation, environmental policy and sustainable development, and also explores how understanding water as a shared resource is key to coexistence in the region.

    • Seminar: National environmental challenges in Israel
    • Seminar: Global environmental issues
    • Research seminar - 4 credits (includes Final Project)
    • Global warming: Connecting the dots
    • Essentials in Introductory Ecology: The Israeli perspective
    • Environmentalism: Ethical and cultural perspectives
    • Environmental Health
    • Understanding environmental data
    • Environmental policy and sustainable development
    • Physical and hydrological aspects of transboundary water resources management in Israel and in the Middle East
    • Environmental Law (Faculty of Law course)
    • Environmental economics
    • Climate change and the hydrological cycle in the Mediterranean basin
    • Changes in ways of perceiving the environment with the shift to agriculture
    • Marine systems of the Mediterranean region: Environmental challenges
    • Internship
    • Environment, Conflict and Cooperation in the Middle East: From threat to opportunity
    • Policy and political aspects of transboundary water resources management in Israel and the Middle East
    • Problems of globalization in the third world: Effects on women and the environment
    • Solid Waste Production & Management
    • Sustainability and the City

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    Requirements

    • A digital passport-style photo. 
    • A personal statement of no more than 400 words describing your background and knowledge in environmental studies.
    • Your updated CV (optional).
    • One letter of recommendation from an individual who can knowledgeably comment on your ability to successfully complete graduate level coursework.  
    • Health Declaration Form, available for download here.  The Health Declaration form is used for obtaining comprehensive health insurance.  
    • After acceptance to the program you will also be asked to have your physician fill out a Medical Form
    • Notarized English translations of each transcript 
    • Applicants with qualifications from a university where the primary language of teaching and examination is not English will be required to submit TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores of no less than 89 for internet-based tests, 230 for computer-based tests, and 575 for paper-based tests.  IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores of no less than 7.0 will also be acceptable for non-native English speakers.

    Scholarships

    • Merit-based scholarships
    • Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs scholarships
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