Environmental Forensics, Master | Örebro University | Örebro, Sweden
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Environmental Forensics

24 months
10314 EUR/year
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Are you interested in an education leading to a profession where you can contribute to an improved sustainability for humans and the environment? The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics (MSc) from Örebro University gives you tools for investigative studies in analytical environmental chemistry.


Environmental forensics is a multidisciplinary science combining various disciplines for an increased knowledge on chemicals released into the environment and their effects on human and environmental health. The Master of Chemistry in Environmental Forensics (MSc) offers a broad education in close connection to research related to chemical safety, health and the environment. This education gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge needed for you to contribute to a sustainable society.

The Environmental Forensics (MSc) program from Örebro University offers insight into several disciplines including (bio)analytical and environmental analysis, in order to characterise the source and amount of chemical contaminants in the environment as well as describe their history. To facilitate a broad understanding in environmental forensics, the master programme includes a wide range of sciences, focusing on environmental chemistry, field sampling, human and environmental health, analytical chemistry, bioanalytical methods and chemometrics.

The education ensure students gain practical field experience, studying real-life cases adopted from industry and research projects. The programme uses problem based learning (PBL) to encourage active learning and to develop problem solving abilities and good communication skills.


Chemists with a focus on environmental forensics are sought for in business, industries, research and governments. The education makes you eligible for high-end work in analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, toxicology, chemical safety, and environmental management and consulting. The Masters' degree qualifies for PhD studies for a possible academic career in advanced analytical chemistry and environmental chemistry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Transport of Pollutants in Soil, Water, and Air
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment
  • Health, Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Advanced Analytical Methods in Environmental Forensics
  • Chemometrics
  • Scientific Methodology and Project Management in Environmental Forensics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Natural Sciences or Chemical engineering with at least 60 ECTS in Chemistry.
  • The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20629 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee, first instalment: 57431 SEK
  • Total fee: 229700 SEK

Living costs for Örebro

6000 - 12000 SEK /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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