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Environmental Economics and Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Uppsala, Sweden
How do we find solutions to the world´s growing environmental problems? Would you like a career dealing with environmental issues in national or international businesses? This Environmental Economics and Management programme is offered by Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

Overview

We are increassingly aware of our responsibilities in the use and management of the natural environment. Knowledge is needed to find solutions to growing environmental problems, such as pollution and depleted resources. This programme will enable you develop the knowledge and skills needed to address these important issues.

Knowledge and understanding of our biological natural resources and their sustainable use is urgently needed. In this programme, you will heighten your knowledge of economics or business administration, and learn how that knowledge can be applied to environmental issues. Environmental issues are brought to the classroom via SLU´s extensive links with natural resource-based industries.

These meetings aid understanding and application of skills in economics and business administration as a tool for addressing current problems. 

Depending on your major (either business administration or economics), you will develop understanding and insight into local and global use and management of natural resources. You will learn to address complex problems from both an industrial and societal perspective, with an interest in understanding and promoting sustainable development. With business administration as a major, you will study environmental management, production economics, quantitative finance, strategic management, environmental risk management and accounting as well as ethics. As an economics major, you will develop your understanding of micro economic theory, environmental policy, econometrics, policy evaluation and sustainable development. Part of the programme is arranged jointly with Uppsala University.

Future 

This Environmental Economics and Management programme from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is in English. It is intended for students with a Bachelor´s degree in business administration or economics who wish to extend their understanding of environmental resource issues. After completing the programme, you will possess the skills to deal with environmental issues in national and international businesses and organisations, government agencies and other public sector organisations. As an economist with a profile in environmental and natural resources you will have ample employment opportunities in industry, the media, consultancy firms, authorities, international organisations and policy agencies. You will also be well equipped to apply to a Ph D programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics
  • Leadership and sustainability
  • Value Chains and Networks in the Bio-Economy
  • Research methods for business studies
  • Innovation and Sustainability
  • Specialisation: Business Administration
  • Sustainability and Financial reporting

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:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

Admission to the Environmental Economics and Management – Master’s programme requires a first-cycle qualification comprising 180 credits and including specialised studies comprising 90 credits within one of the following subjects/disciplinary domains:

  • business administration
  • economics

The qualification must include at least 5 credits of mathematics and 5 credits of statistics; or 15 credits of statistics.

Two specialisations are available on this programme, and the constituent courses have different specific entry requirements. The specialization business administration requires a specialization in that subject at first-cycle level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10416 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20824 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • First instalment: 54 800 SEK 
  • Total programme: 219 000 SEK

Living costs for Uppsala

  • 7620 - 12070 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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