Environmental Control and Audit

8.101.00.02 Environmental Control and Audit
Qualification awarded: Master in environmental studies, specialism - environmental control and audit
Entry year: 2021
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 1,5 years
Institute: Viacheslav Chornovil Institute of Sustainable Development
Number of credits: 90 credits ECTS
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 7 (Second cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 7)
Field(s) of study: Natural sciences
Gained competence: 01. Awareness at the level of the latest achievements required for research in the field of environmental biotechnology, the principles of solving environmental problems by biotechnological methods. 02. Ability to apply interdisciplinary approaches (methods of mathematical and computer modeling) in order to standardize production activities and forecasting. 03. Ability to use the principles, methods and organizational procedures of research activities for research and modeling of waste management schemes. 04. Ability to use the management principles on which the environmental safety system is based in the field of professional and civil safety. 05. Ability to participate in the development of effective measures for adaptation to climate change caused by man-made and natural loads. 06. Ability to assess the level of negative impact of natural and anthropogenic environmental hazards on the environment. 07. Ability to carry out a comprehensive assessment of the impact on natural resources, human health, the state of the man-made environment as a result of the implementation of planned activities in the selected territory and region. 08. Ability to search, process and analyze information from various sources, self-education and training based on innovative approaches in the field of ecology, environmental protection and sustainable use of nature. 09. Ability to independently develop environmental projects through creative application of existing and generation of new ideas. 10. Ability to prove knowledge and own conclusions to specialists and non-specialists. 11. Ability to use in practice the methodological, regulatory and methodological principles of environmental management and the concept of sustainable development, including in the field of climate change.
01. Acquiring the ability to self-education and training based on innovative approaches in the field of ecology, environmental protection and sustainable use of nature. 02. Know and understand the fundamental and applied aspects in the field of environmental biotechnology. 03. Demonstrate awareness of the latest principles and methods of environmental protection, using methods of regulation and forecasting of industrial pollution emissions. 04. Know at the level of the latest achievements the basic concepts of modeling of industrial waste treatment processes and the methodology of scientific knowledge. 05. Know the principles of personnel and resource management, basic approaches to decision-making in terms of professional and civil security. 06. Demonstrate awareness of strategy for adaptation to climate change and decision-making on risks and vulnerabilities to climate change for health, economic sectors and natural ecosystems. 07. Be able to assess the potential impact of planned man-made facilities and economic activities on the environment. 08. Be able to choose the optimal management strategy and / or nature management depending on the results of the analysis of technological processes and justification of the choice of a number of alternatives and the introduction of waste-free and resource-saving technologies. 09. Know the legal and ethical standards for the assessment of professional activity, development and implementation of socially significant environmental projects in the face of conflicting requirements. 10. Demonstrate the ability to organize collective activities and implement comprehensive environmental projects, taking into account available resources and time constraints. 11. Be able to communicate clearly and unambiguously professional knowledge, own justifications and conclusions to specialists and the general public. 12. Be able to use the system of environmental standardization and certification for the assessment of anthropogenic and natural pressures in order to conduct on an ongoing basis an assessment of the actual expected climate change and their consequences.
• communication skills including verbal and written communication in Ukrainian and at least one of the modern European languages. • interaction skills, team work ability. • the ability to conduct explanatory and educational work among the various groups and levels of population on the rational ecosystem exploitation and environmental protection. • the ability for self-learning and professional development.
Programme director: Head of educational program: Dyachok Vasil (+380963015754, Vasyl.V.Dyachok@lpnu.ua), Contact person: Huhlych Serhiy (+380679345795, Serhiy.Huhlych@lpnu.ua)
Access to further studies: Obtaining third (educational and scientific / educational and creative) level