|New master (MSc) program in Norway|
Sustainable Water and Sanitation, Health and Development
The new master program meets with the demand for competence arising from the Millennium goals for water and sanitation.
The program gives a broad introduction to sanitation engineering, water and associated health issues.
In the engineering part, emphasis is placed on the sustainable/ecological engineering approaches and water supply for poor countries. The program also deals with the institutional and social settings, risk assessment, and sustainability and economy evaluations. The program is under development and will be started when approved by the university. Tentative start is August 2009. Studies in Norway are tuition free. Required financing for living costs, books etc. is about 1100 USD/month. A toefl certificate or equivalent is required for admission.
A similar MSc program is under development in Nepal as a cooperation between the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and Tribhuvan University as the main partners. The program in Nepal is pending funding.
(Source: Petter Jenssen at http://www.umb.no/22654 )
|Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 October 2008 )|