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Outdoor and Sustainability Education

Linköping University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
10938 EUR/year
Free
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About

This Outdoor and Sustainability Education programme from Linköping University will increase your knowledge about learning processes with a focus on experience-based learning, using different modes and methods. 

Overview

Outdoor education is a diverse field of research and practice. This Outdoor and Sustainability Education programme from Linköping University derives from the Scandinavian perspective on outdoor education - the concept of "uteskola", literally meaning outdoor school.

You will gain theoretical and practical knowledge on how to teach different school subjects Outdoor and Sustainability Education, in natural as well as urban environments. We explore the city, nature reserves and other green settings, play grounds and school grounds as learning environments. Examples of educational settings come from the entire school system, pre-school up to adult learning. You will also have the possibility to focus on your particular interests and field of practice.

In addition to classroom lectures and seminars, students work in pairs or groups with weekly assignments in outdoor natural and cultural landscapes. All program courses include individually written assignments and you will collect your own empirical data for your thesis, using qualitative or quantitative or mixed research methods.

Career opportunities

Following the final examination, students will have gained theoretical knowledge and practical experience within the field of outdoor education for working with pedagogical development in schools or other educational fields in society.

Alternatively, students may continue to conduct research leading to a doctoral degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental and Sustainability Education in the Natural and Cultural Landscape
  • Outdoor Learning in Theory and Practie
  • Thesis in Outdoor Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Teacher or Pre-school Teacher Degree of at least 180 ECTS credits
  • Bachelor's Degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, with a major in Education or the equivalent.
  • English, corresponding to the level of English achieved in Swedish upper secondary education (English B/ English 6). (Exemptions from Swedish)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10938 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10938 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

SEK 110000 - NB: Applies only to students from outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland.

Funding

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