Environmental Studies (PhD)

Organiser : MYA-Geo, YU

Overview :

Emphasizes the role of environment concerns on all activities, viewed as part of the economic development, to increase the understanding of many aspects of the environment from transport and fate of pollutants to that of endangered species, to know recent ideas and approaches to modern environmental management.

Level : Post Graduate

Certificate Awarded : PhD Degree

Objective :

To study the impact of human activities on the natural environment, to conserve, and protect the environment from degradation and deterioration and to implement sustainable development programmes

Curriculum Description :

4 hours lecture and two hours seminar per week for one semester. 

Course Content :

Urban environmental management, study of urban ecosystems in urban areas, modeling the ecosystem, sustainable development and cities, environmental problems in the cities of developing countries, problems in the disposal of toxic and hazardous wastes, sources and nature of pollution in the rivers of Myanmar, urban environmental changes:- drivers, human systems, urban processes and environmental stressors, biophysical processes, urban environmental change of Yangon City.

Frequency : Year Course

Contact Person :

Name Salutation Designation Phone/ Fax Email
Yin May Professor Emeritus Professor Department of Geography, University of Yangon.
Mi Mi Kyi, Dr Professor, Department of Geography, University of Yangon.