FACTS AND FIGURES
- Degree Award: Master of Science
- Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)
- Course Start: annual, winter semester
- Language: German and English
In the Master programme Environmental Modelling, students acquire knowledge about the methods and strategies of modelling and the analysis of environmental systems. To achieve this aim, students learn about a wide range of mathematical, scientific, statistical and informatics-based methods for modelling as well as data analysis, data management and data evaluation. This knowledge can be used for environmental research, environmental monitoring and environmental precautions.
By involving several institutes, this research-oriented study course is strongly cross-disciplinary. Students therefore learn to combine the environmental scientific way of thinking with economic approaches as well as with mathematical and informatics-based methods. In addition to theoretical knowledge, students gain a broad practical training, the emphasis lying on computer-based work. Graduates of this programme are qualified for tackling concrete problems in environmental modelling and analysis.
The Master programme in Environmental Modelling is organised by scientists at the Centre for Environmental Modelling (CEM) and is located in the Institute for Chemistry and Marine Biology (ICBM). The lecturers come from the departments of biology and environmental sciences, Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, mathematics, physics, economics and computer science. This inter-disciplinary structure allows for a consistent cross-disciplinary programme of education, as well as a linkage to current research projects in various areas of environmental modelling.