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Environmental Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
The Environmental Science programme at Aalborg University offers you the opportunity to participate in the development of new processes and technology, which can form the base for sustainable energy production and resource management.

About

Is it your dream to work towards an environment where health is a key issue? Are you interested in solving the environmental challenges that we are already facing? And do you think it is fun to work with different issues in an interdisciplinary manner?

Degree DesignationMaster of Science In Technology

If you hold another qualifiying education than a BSc in Engineering, for instance a Bachelor in Biology, you can enroll in the Master of Science in Technology programme in Environmental Engineering.

The Environmental Science programme can also be studied as a Master of Science in Engineering. Applicants who hold a BSc in Engineering can apply for this programme.

About the programme

The Aalborg University programme is cross disciplinary, and you use your knowledge within chemistry, physics, biology, and microbiology to investigate and solve environmental challenges in cities, industry, agriculture and nature.

Within Environmental Engineering, you can for instance work with energy from biomass and waste, biological air cleaning in industry and animal farming, methods for rapid detection of bacteria in drinking water, biological methods for assessment of water quality in rivers and lakes or improvement of indoor climate in buildings at contaminated soil sites.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Impact on the Environment

  • Global Change Biology

  • Environmental Soil Science and Geostatistics

  • Experimental Hydrogeology

  • Ecosystem Analysis and Management

  • Marine Pollution

  • Modelling the Aquatic Environment

  • Wastewater Treatment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

In order to apply to the Master of Science in Technology programme, you are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering or natural science disciplines, for instance Biology or Environemental Science.

Students with another Bachelor's degree, upon application to the Board of Studies, will be admitted after a specific academic assessment if the applicant is deemed to have comparable educational prerequisites. The University can stipulate requirements concerning conducting additional exams prior to the start of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13345 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13345 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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99,600 DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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