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NRM International - Master of Science

Academics

Objective

The overall objective is to educate experts in the field of Natural Resources Management who are high on demand for leading positions and are able to manage complex projects for international institutions and companies.

Target group

The ideal student holds at minimum a bachelor degree and has some working experience at an institution or company related to the sector. He or she should be fluent in English and have good communicative skills. The participants may come from a variety of backgrounds: engineering, natural sciences, economics, social sciences.

Teaching contents and aims

The studies cover a period of four semesters. The fourth semester is dedicated to the master thesis.
The didactic concept consists of two components: a technical and a social. The technical component provides the participants with the relevant and up to date knowledge necessary to take decisions towards a sustainable management of natural resources. The social component is equally important and aims at equipping the participants with the communicative, intercultural and managerial skills necessary to take up leadership positions in the natural resources sector and to work effectively in the framework of international cooperation.
In class, modern methods of teaching should be applied such as problem based learning, interactive teaching, concept mapping and computer based learning.

Degree

The participants receive a degree Master of Science »Natural Resources Management and Development«, issued by Technische Hochschule Köln.

Language of instruction

English

Start of the program

First semester starts in Cologne each winter term (September).

Application Deadlines

DAAD Scholarships (NRM): Applicants from DAC-list countries can apply until September 30th each year preceding enrollment

Foreign applicants (NRM): until March 31st each year

German applicants (NRM): until June 10th each year

ENREM applicants: until January 31st each year

Examination regulations

Supported by

DAAD