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Masters degree in sustainable cities

The University of Strathclyde has launched an innovative Masters course to equip students with the skills that will help shape and deliver the cities of the future.

The new Leadership for Global Sustainable Cities Masters degree has been developed to create vibrant urban centres with thriving economies, rich cultures and low environmental impacts.

The new course reflects the complex challenges faced by city designers, planners, investors and developers by taking a holistic approach, drawing on expertise from engineering, urban design, business, politics public policy, sociology and data analytics.

The Masters in Leadership for Global Sustainable Cities begins in September, and is open for applications now, visit http://www.strath.ac.uk/economics/sustainablecities/

Fashion designing

Fashionista, The School of Fashion Technology, New Delhi invites application for four-year programme in Fashion Design, Textile Design and Interior Design.

The four-year programme offers creative professional education that is industry specific. Fashion design will help students in the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories.

The eligibility to apply is 10+2 pass out from a recognized board in any discipline.

Application forms are available at the corporate center of Fashionista, The School of Fashion Technology, Ansal Plaza, New Delhi.

The deadline to apply is June 30, 2014. Website: www.fashionistaschool.com

Aviation technology

JRN Institute of Aviation Technology, Delhi, invites applications for Session 2014-17.

The Three years Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License course is duly approved by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

The institute has issued the forms for Mechanical: Aeroplane & Powerplant/ Helicopter & Powerplant and B Avionics (Eligibility: The candidates shall have passed minimum 10+2/Intermediate class with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry from a recognized board or university or its equivalent.

Candidates appearing in the final examination may also apply. Download application form from the website – www.iiagroup.co.in Last Date for Registration: 15th May 2014.

Email: iiagroupnd@gmail.com Website: www.iiagroup.co.in

English language teaching

UK based University of Southampton, in collaboration with the British Council, has launched an online Masters Degree in English Language Teaching worldwide.

The online MA will be offered across the world to individuals, ministries of education and education institutions for their teachers.

This Masters degree programme is of two and a half years duration.

Candidates who wish to apply for this course are required to have first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in English, Linguistics, Modern Languages or another relevant discipline.

They also need to have two years of relevant professional experience related to English language teaching (other relevant forms of experience may also be acceptable).

English language requirement is IELTS 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each section, or equivalent in other approved English language test.

The deadline to apply for this course is 31st July 2014.

For any queries about the programme, send an e-mail to: pgafh@southampton.ac.uk

Life skills workshop

Prerana Academy  has announced a 15 hour workshop on Life skills for preteens and teens based on WHO guidelines.

The workshop will help adolescents to realize and live up to their potential; develop confidence and courage to navigate in today’s world and improve quality of their relationships.

Venue: Prerana Academy; Age-group: 10 to 16 yrs Timings: 10 A.M to 1 P.M - 13th May to 17th May 2014. Call at 99800-72005 / 90084-22688 to register.

Vocational courses

Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical and Engineering Training, an institution under Ministry of Agriculture, Government of New Delhi, invites applications for its Vessel Navigator and Marine Fitter Trade courses.

Successful completion of the course can get you jobs in deep sea fishing vessel as engine driver, engineer, mate or skipper.

Candidates will be provided with hostel facilities and a monthly stipend of Rs 500.

Seats to be filled through an All India Entrance Examination to be held on June 21. Class X graduates with at least 50 per cent marks in science and maths can take the test.

Download applications from www.cifnet.gov.in and send the filled-in form to the institute.

Apply by May 16.

Actuarial Science

University Cork College, Ireland offers one year fulltime course in Msc - Actuarial Science – Mathematics.

This course is designed to help graduates form a solid foundation in statistics, financial mathematics, economics and business finance.

Upon completion of the course, graduates would have knowledge and skills that can be applied to a range of industries in the financial services such as insurance, pensions, healthcare, banking, investment and risk assessment.

Entry Requirements:  students with primary degree in engineering, finance, physical or mathematical sciences, or equivalent, or a degree with a strong numerate content can apply.

Terms begins on 8th September 2014 details: http://www.ucc.ie/en/ckr46/