Background

The program provides an educational facility for young professionals in the Asia-Pacific Region and beyond to study and conduct research for the advancement of knowledge on environmental issues as they relate to the new sustainability paradigm.  It focuses on the generation of new knowledge, development of leading-edge approaches, creative innovations and novel applications of knowledge.  It provides advanced education to produce graduates and leaders with the knowledge and skills to understand the issues involved in environment and sustainable development, and to offer innovative solutions.

The program is flexible and at the same time in-depth to a large extent, tailored to the educational goals of the individual student and emphasizes creativity, problem-solving, field-based learning, systems-oriented approach to sustainability as well as interdisciplinary in curriculum design.

 

Curriculum

1.All the students must have “Public Compulsory Courses”

Course Chinese students International students Hours per week Credits
Language[1] English Chinese 3 3
Culture Political Economics China Outlook[2] 3 3

Illustration:
[1]  The language courses and China Outlook last one semester. There're three levels to choose in Chinese language courses.

[2] “China Outlook” is for all foreign students. There will be 8 courses offered in English to international students by the University as follows:

                      1. China’s Socio-Economic Development

                      2. The Shape and Growth of the Town & Village in China

                      3. Chinese History and Culture

                      4. Intercultural Communication

                      5. Sustainable Development in China

                      6. China’s Foreign Affairs and International Relation

                      7. Chinese Intellectual Property Protection

                      8. Cultural Heritage Conservation in China
2.Professional Courses
There're three compulsory courses for Ph.D candidates. 
 

Attribute

Course Name

Credit

core

Progress of Theory and Technique of Wastewater Treatment

2

core

Environment Management

2

core

Frontier of Environmental Science

2