The Introduction to Environmental Studies course covers the fundamental concepts for students or professionals who are looking to understand the links between the environment, society and possible engineering solutions to protect our planet’s environment. The course aims to provide the foundational knowledge that would assist the students in choosing their future career paths in environmental studies at certification and undergraduate levels.
Upon completion of Environmental Studies course, successful students will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
Week 1: Environmental Science and Engineering
Week 2: Assessing Environmental Impact
Week 3: Environmental Engineering
Week 4: Solid Waste Management
Week 5: Environmental Law and Society
Hassan Syed is a law graduate from England and Wales. He holds an LLM in International law and a doctorate in Finance and Economics. He is also a professional civil engineer. Hassan is currently completing his second doctoral degree in Italy. He has published extensively on the topics of sustainability, environmentalism, law, history, sociology, economics, and finance. Three of his publications are now chapters in IGI Global books. He is an active researcher and international presenter at annual international conferences on environmentalism, law, and economics. He serves as a scientific committee member for three international conferences on economics and finance. Hassan is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association, American Economic Association, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
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The registration fee for this course is $480.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.