The Joint Degree in Responsible Consumption and Production addresses three requirements to the future workforce: multidisciplinarity, intercultural competence and fluency in English. It is aimed at students with an interest in Sustainable Development Goal 12, Green Deal and in the management of responsible consumption and production, who will acquire technical skills and approaches with an environmental, social and managerial perspective during the four semesters.
Through the experience of studying in three different institutions and experiencing different cultures, students are given the opportunity to understand and appreciate the different attitudes and perspectives towards sustainability, responsibility in natural resource engineering and management, with a focus on reclamation and life cycle assessment. In addition, the use of English as the language of communication will enhance the students’ ability to enter the global job market. In addition, students will learn how to implement sustainable solutions that effectively address the environmental challenges facing society.
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This module deepens students’ understanding of the significance of natural resources as an economic concept, as a value to society, and therefore the need to use them efficiently. With sustainable business management at the core of this module, students will learn to identify sustainability challenges, develop sustainability strategies, conduct sustainability assessments and reports. Accordingly, students will effectively initiate, plan and manage projects in both the production and consumption sectors, considering the energy transition, the production and distribution of renewable and non- renewable resources, and industrial pollution.
All candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering, environmental studies or closely related fields.
Candidates from outside the core areas or with degrees in social sciences (e.g. management, economics, law, literature) will also be considered, and may be required to complete an additional set of courses for admission.
In addition, all candidates should have a good command of English (e.g. IELTS score 6.0; TOEFL score 60).
- in national or international private companies;
- in public institutions in a variety of sectors, including mining companies, mining and rehabilitation OEMs, geo-engineering companies;
- in commerce, industry and services.
- expertise to design or advise on the development of public policies and initiatives aimed at reducing environmental impacts.
- achieve Sustainable Development Goal 12 and the objectives of the European Green Deal.
- a specialised and internationally recognised education.
- a competitive edge in the labour market.
Careers available to graduates include:
- Consulting in various sectors of the economy (industry, politics, services, international organizations).
- Designing and managing multi-stakeholder projects on green growth, circular economy and environmental management.
- Sustainability and Innovation management: specialists and managers in technology-oriented companies.
What makes this program unique and different from others?
Cost and funding opportunities
Programme Fee EU-Citizens: € 2.200 / Programme Fee International (non-EU) Citizens: € 5.200
There are different types of financial support available, depending on your level of academic qualification and your country of origin. Please note that scholarships are offered by different institutions.
More information can be found below:
Admission to the Joint Master's Degree Programme on Responsible Consumption and Production