Environmental safety

Ecological safety is a profile of educational program "Ecology and nature management" realized by the International School for Environment and Tourism, which allows to form a wide range of universal, general professional and professional competences formed in accordance with the requirements of the Federal state educational standard of higher education — Bachelor degree in the direction of training 05.03.06 Ecology and nature management, approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia on August 7, 2020 № 894.

Graduates are prepared to perform the following labor functions:

  • Planning and documenting measures for the operation of environmental protection facilities and systems in the organization;
  • Maintaining documentation on regulating the impact of the organization’s production activities on the environment;
  • Planning and documenting activities for compliance or achievement of norms of permissible environmental impact;
  • Drawing up permits, reporting documentation in the field of environmental protection, documentation on the results of state and municipal environmental supervision;
  • Ensuring compliance with the requirements of regulatory legal acts in the area of environmental and sanitary and epidemiological safety in waste management, accounting and control in waste management;
  • Compliance with the instructions of control and supervisory authorities in the area of waste management;
  • To carry out inspections of compliance with environmental legislation in the prescribed form and using appropriate methods of control (supervision);
  • Planning and implementation of works on obtaining representative data using necessary methods of environmental research, literary and stock materials;
  • To analyze, summarize and present the obtained results, information, implement recommendations in accordance with the set tasks;
  • Planning, development and participation in conducting environmental education activities; cooperation with authorities, stakeholders and organizations, on the organization and conduct of environmental education activities.

Benefits of education. You will be able to:

  • gain professional competences in the following fields: environmental safety in industry; waste management; environmental protection (to solve the tasks of control and supervision, expert-analytical and cultural-educational activities);
  • pollution prevention and elimination; rational use of natural resources; monitoring and forecasting of the environment
  • continue their education in master's degree programs;
  • to get additional education under the programs realized at VVSU.

Relevance of education

Ecologists work at large and medium-size enterprises, carry out industrial ecological monitoring and control, state ecological supervision and control in the sphere of environment protection, work in ecological audit companies, regional and municipal administrations, state and public environmental organizations, universities, research institutes, establish and implement programs of ecological tourism and ecological education in specially protected natural areas, etc.

Educational process features:

  • highly qualified teaching staff (candidates and doctors of sciences, well-known scientists, practitioners engaged in environmental expertise, etc.)
  • practice-oriented education with focus on environmental expertise, environmental management and audit, environmental support to enterprise activities;
  • availability of the Basic department of ecology and environmental problems of chemical technology;
  • close cooperation with the institutes of Far-Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Science;
  • use of modern information technologies in the educational process (classrooms with multimedia equipment, electronic databases, conference-communication with leading Russian and world universities, use of modern licensed software package "Ecology" series, etc.)
  • use of modern forms of education (case-studies, presentations, trainings, business games, test forms of intermediate control of knowledge);
  • use of e-learning technologies (face-to-face classes and students' independent work are accompanied by e-learning courses placed in the electronic educational environment of VVSU).

Language of education: Russian

Duration of study: 4 years

Qualification: Bachelor

State certification: yes