M.Sc. Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR15280 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
Lund University | Lund, Sweden
The programme is multidisciplinary and offers a versatile education in atmospheric sciences, taught by leading scientists within the field. It will provide you with a deeper understanding of general atmospheric science, biogeochemical cycles, and processes in land-ecosystem-atmosphere interactions.

Description of Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles


You will gain knowledge of a broad range of topics within fields such as physical phenomena, atmospheric chemistry, meteorology, physical geography and ecology. You will also learn how to use advanced computational and laboratory-based methods and gain experience in field measurements and operations.

Career prospectsAs a graduate of the MSc in Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles you will be able to work within the fields of environmental management, consultancy, climate modelling and research in both a national and international context.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15
Tuition fee
  • EUR 15280 Year (Non-EEA)
  • Free (EEA)

140,000 SEK per year

Start date September  2016
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Programme modules/courses: Greenhouse Gases and the Carbon Cycle (15), Global Ecosystem Dynamics (15), EcosystemModelling (15), Ecosystem Hydrology (15), electives(2x15) that preferably are studied at partner universities,Master’s thesis project (15).

Requirements for Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles

Admission requirements

A scientific first level degree in Physical Geography or Physics or the equivalent, comprising at least 180 higher education credits, is required for admission to the programme. There are specific admission requirements for individual courses on the programme. English 6/English Course B.

Selection criteria

Based on previous university/college studies and other merits such as letters of recommendation and statement of purpose.

Work Experience for Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles

No work experience is required.

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