Minor in Environmental Sustainability – Understand the present to shape the future
We live in a time of rapid environmental
change. Environmental sustainability involves securing the natural
resources that we depend upon for our existence, but also a safe and
healthy living environment for a growing human population. At all levels
of society, there is an increasing awareness that the decisions we make
today are investments in the kind of future we want. Whether you are a
future government official, innovator, leader in business, engineering,
science or education, the Minor in Environmental Sustainability program
has been developed to give you a scientific background to the
environmental challenges we face today, in Singapore and the world. What
does sustainable management of land and water really mean? How does
climate change work? What makes an ecosystem resilient to environmental
stress? Excellent, highly accomplished teachers from the Asian School of
the Environment will challenge and inspire you to see sustainable
future solutions, balancing the needs of humans with our impact on the
The Minor in Environmental Sustainability is designed to offer students
from all major programmes at NTU the most up to date scientific
background to the environmental challenges that will shape our future.
Get to know your planet with this solid base in environmental
- The relationship between humans and the natural world
- Availability and management of natural resources
- Interactions and feedbacks between the main parts of the earth system.
- The elements that influence earth’s climate system
- How individuals, communities, and governments can engage with these issues to create more sustainable societies.
You may also choose
from a range of courses to create your own sustainability profile.
Please note that students in the Environmental Earth Systems Science
Major are not eligible to take the Minor in Environmental
Minor in Environmental Sustainability