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Goals and career prospects

Goals and competencies
At the end of the Master's programme in Environment and Society Studies, students are independently able to:

  • Theory: Describe, explain and evaluate different theories and concepts relating to environment and society, and apply them to contemporary complex environmental and sustainability issues and their governance.
  • Research: Design a research project: to systematically collect and analyse data, draw conclusions, formulate recommendations and contribute to societal change.
  • Application: Describe and analyse environmental and sustainability challenges, in the context of changing roles of state, market and civil society, focusing on the opportunities of societal and policy transformations at a local, national, European and global level.
  • Communication: Correctly write and edit a scientific report and adequately communicate the research results with practitioners, scientists and students.
  • Reflection: Critically reflect upon the theoretical, methodological and normative aspects of scientific research and critically reflect upon the theoretical and normative aspects of societal practices relating to environment and sustainability.

Career prospects 
The career prospects for the Master’s programme in Environment Society Studies differ depending on which Master’s specialisation you choose: Corporate SustainabilityEuropean Spatial and Environmental PlanningGlobal Environment and Sustainability and Local Environmental Change and Sustainable Cities

Radboud Career Service
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