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2 PhD Programs in Sustainability

A PhD is a degree awarded to individuals who have mastered advanced knowledge in a very specialized area of study. To obtain one’s degree, one must complete a thesis based on completely original research. What is a PhD in Sustainability? Sustainability is an industry of growing import, and this program emphasizes that by arming participants with knowledge on the quickly worsening environment… Read more

A PhD is a degree awarded to individuals who have mastered advanced knowledge in a very specialized area of study. To obtain one’s degree, one must complete a thesis based on completely original research.

What is a PhD in Sustainability? Sustainability is an industry of growing import, and this program emphasizes that by arming participants with knowledge on the quickly worsening environmental, social and economic environments. The goal of the program is to typically equip students with the knowledge they need to make a positive impact in the environment by allowing them to pursue guided research in the areas of sustainability, renewable resources, energy and engineering and technology. Students may focus much of their post-graduate education on studying the implications and drivers of sustainable policymaking on society.

Individuals who graduate with a degree in sustainability may possess many desirable skills and attributes, including the ability to analyze complex global issues, make informed decisions regarding the fate of the planet and communicate complex issues in an easy-to-understand manner. Each of these skills may serve graduates well in any industry they choose to enter.

The cost of a PhD depends on a number of factors, the two biggest of which are location and the duration of the program. Interested individuals should do their research before applying.

Because sustainability is more important than ever, graduates may find that they have many exciting career prospects before them. Individuals may find work within the government, green, energy, manufacturing and private sectors as chemical engineers, directors of sustainability, energy managers, petrologists, solar engineers, aquarists, water research engineers, soil conservation technicians and much more. Graduates may find work in reputable research centers and be involved in the creation of goods and services that use nonpolluting processes, the development of safe and sustainable practices for workers, and the conservation of natural and renewable resources.

Where a person decides to pursue his or her education depends on location and budget. Online courses are convenient for students who need to work while going to school. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester , USA

A practically based program that fosters innovation and creativity in solving real-world challenges within social, economic, technological, and business realms. In this inhere ... +

A practically based program that fosters innovation and creativity in solving real-world challenges within social, economic, technological, and business realms. In this inherently interdisciplinary program, you’ll become part of a network of academics from across RIT who are working to optimize sustainable systems and practices in engineering, manufacturing, energy, education, and more. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast , United Kingdom

The primary focus of the Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics research cluster is fundamental and applied aspects of ecology, environmental economics, con ... +

The primary focus of the Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics research cluster is fundamental and applied aspects of ecology, environmental economics, conservation, aquaculture, animal behavior, molecular taxonomy and molecular genetics, particularly involving links between these aspects. The cluster has a high level of research activity involving academic staff, Postdoctoral scientists, and postgraduate research students. The cluster has a high level of research activity involving academic staff, Postdoctoral scientists, and postgraduate research students. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 

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