Do you want to raise your skills and abilities and prepare to work on solutions for the challenging environmental issues of today and thereby participate in the process to make a better future for both humans and the environment?
The courses address future environmental challenges from different perspectives where ecological and environmental knowledge and green innovations are the tools towards a sustainable future. A central issue in this programme is how scientific results can be applied to solve environmental problems by forming management procedures combatting the adverse effects of human disturbances such as climate change, chemical pollution and eutrophication. Thus, scientific knowledge and applications will lead to a better environment in the future, locally and globally.During the year you will gain insight in environmental management projects with examples from all over the world. Courses include both theoretical and practical tasks and many subjects are thoroughly discussed during series of seminars including ongoing research projects lead by senior scientists within environmental science. You are expected to devote a large part of your time to working on case studies, individually or in small groups. Finally, you will carry out your Master’s thesis which will comprise 15 ECTS credits. It may be performed within a research project at Halmstad University or can consist of an extensive literature study analysing in depth a subject or answering a question related to an environmental issue. This can be an environmental issue of specific importance e.g. in your home country.
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European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
Degrees''Filosofie magisterexamen med huvudområdet miljövetenskap'' with the English translation Degree of Master of Science (One year) with a Major in Environmental Science.
Labour marketEnvironmental management and research.
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Biology with orientation towards nature conservation, Natural Sciences with orientation towards environmental issues, or the equivalent, at an accredited university. Degrees from other countries than Sweden must be at the same level as a Swedish Bachelor’s degree.Applicants must also have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course B (Swedish Upper-Secondary School). This can be proved by grades from English education or by such tests as:
Selection rules and procedureSelection is made on the basis of the required educational background.
International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Sweden when:
No work experience is required.
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