Agrosciences, Environment, Territory, Landscape, Forest
The aim of the degree in Agro-sciences, the Environment, Regions, Landscapes and Forest is to train specialists with a high level of scientific competence in the fields of management of natural, agricultural, rural and peri-urban areas, as well as management of natural resources. The course focuses on an integrative approach which is both cross-disciplinary and multi-scale. The aim is to educate students who are interested in areas of crossover between agricultural production, the environment, land management and global change. The course concentrates on modelling and its theoretical, mathematical and statistical foundations, as well as other research methods (experimental, participatory, surveys) which, when combined, enable a better understanding of complex agricultural, forestry and ecological systems. Students on the course learn to apply appropriate scientific methods to help address the major issues of resource management, in particular ecological issues (from maintaining biodiversity to controlling invasive species), food (from food deprivation to ecological methods of agricultural production) and the quality of resources (from soil fragility to air pollution) and space (from landscape and forest management to global climate change), both for the present day and on into the future. The first year of the Master’s degree deals with the key issues in society which affect the above-mentioned fields and includes any additional general subject areas needed to address these from natural, biotechnical and social sciences. This means that the basic foundations are acquired necessary for an integrative approach before the second year of the Master’s degree, where a more focused, in-depth study of subject knowledge and a deliberately cross-disciplinary approach takes place across the different specialities. In addition, this Master’s degree course places particular importance on students' independence and capacity for self-learning. Based on the solid foundation delivered in M1, which enables students to tackle environmental issues in all their complexity (different scales of time and space), the Master’s degree programme offers five different courses, allowing students to specialise.
Students who complete an M1 have access to all the study paths of the discipline.
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École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Versailles
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne