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THE EMPS PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The EMPS postgraduate study programme is focused on three basic modules:

- Equalization and Common Understanding
- Environmental Management and Policy
- Environment – Development – Sustainability.

These modules are based on the most current needs of the professional community relating to the environmental protection and management:

  1. Environmental policy development by national and regional governments
  2. Environmental divisions, departments, and projects within companies and governmental and non-governmental agencies
  3. Methodology and principles in conducting the environmental impact assessment studies required for new projects and industries
  4. Research organizations dealing with environmental management issues, and the monitoring, compliance with, and creation of new environmental standards
  5. Environmental education and training.

 First term
Basic module: Equalization and Common Understanding

Number

Title

Lectures

Seminars

EMPS

101

Environment, Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

30

5

9

102

Introduction to Environmental Science

25

5

7

103

Business and Environmental Ethics

25

5

7

104

Environmental Engineering

25

5

7

Second term
Advanced module: Environmental Management and Policy

Number

Title

Lectures

Seminars

EMPS

201

Environmental Law and Policy in EU and Croatia

20

10

6

202

Environmental Economics

20

10

6

203

Environmental Hazard and Risk Assessment

20

10

6

204

Public Policy and Participation

20

10

6

401-406

Optional courses

15

15

6

Third term
Practice oriented modules: Environment – Development - Sustainability

Number

Title

Lectures

Seminars

EMPS

301

Sustainability under Development Programs I, II

30

15

10

302

Environmental Assessment Procedures

20

10

5

303

Corporate Systems of Environmental Management and Audit

15

15

5

304

Project Management and Skills Training

15

15

5

501-506

Optional courses

15

15

5

Optional courses

A student must choose at least one optional course in the second and in the third term. Each course includes 15 hours of lectures and 15 hours of seminars and is worth 6 ECTS credits in the second term and 5 in the third term. A list of available optional courses is shown below.

Second term:
401    Laboratory Competence for Environment Analysis
402    Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
403    Water and Waste Water Management
404    Air Quality Management
405    Environmental Geochemistry
406    Data Analysis and Modelling

Third term:
501   Coastal and Marine Resources Management
502   Soil Protection
503   Site Remediation
504   Health and Safety Management
505   Energy Sources and Environmental Protection
506   Information Management Systems