New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has launched an eMasters degree programme in sustainable construction practices and project management.
This comprehensive programme will help professionals gain the expertise to build and manage sustainable construction projects, while also covering environmental management, legal and regulatory frameworks, and sustainability consulting.
Working professionals will find it easier to pursue this programme as it offers the flexibility to complete it in 1-3 years. What’s more, one does not require a GATE score for selection, making it accessible to all.
The programme is taught by world-class faculty and experts from the forefront of cutting-edge research at IIT Kanpur. The industry-focused curriculum is 60 credits, divided into 12 modules, India Today reported.
The programme also offers a credits transfer facility where a waiver of up to 60 credits can be transferred for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur. The weekend-only live interactive classes coupled with self-paced learning make the program even more accessible.
The eMasters programme’s immersive learning format gives professionals access to the IIT Kanpur placement cell, incubation cell, and alumni network, leading to successful career advancement and networking experience. Participants also get to visit the IIT Kanpur campus to interact with their fellow peers and the esteemed faculty. By enrolling in this programme, professionals can gain a competitive advantage over others, equipping themselves with skills and knowledge that will set them apart and help them excel in their careers, the report added.
Applications for the July 2023 cohort are open till May 12, 2023. For more details about eligibility, faculty, expected outcomes, detailed curriculum, programme fee, and other information, one can visit the official website of IIT Kanpur and click on the eMasters tab on top.