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Sustainable Development

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
14051 EUR/year
Free
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About

The Sustainable Development programme from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is a cooperation between Uppsala university and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. It offers opportunities to learn more about sustainable development in various disciplines.

Overview

Sustainable development is an important political objective in Sweden, the European Union, and other countries all over the world. The concept of sustainable development has an interdisciplinary basis and applies a holistic approach incorporating economic, social and ecological dimensions. Knowledge of the way interactions between environmental and social factors affect economic development is central.

UN's sustainable development goals in the education

SLU's educations creates knowledge which contributes to the goals for sustainable development, both in Sweden and internationally. 

Future prospects

The Sustainable Development programme from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences offers the prospect of a job as a decision maker in the private or public sector, a teacher or a scientist. Examples of job opportunities in the private sector are the automobile construction and IT sectors, and a range of non-governmental organisations. Other potential employers are public agencies such as environmental protection agencies and local and regional authorities, owing to their need to implement sustainability targets set by central government. The studies will also form an excellent basis for pursuing PhD studies and academic research

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • The program starts with a review of different approaches to sustainable development in natural and social sciences. You will be equipped with a number of analytical and quantitative tools appropriate for assessing and managing sustainable development. 
  • These are then applied to interdisciplinary case studies where you will work with students from other disciplines. 
  • You choose optional courses in the third term within the profile of your Bachelor’s degree. 
  • The master thesis is written during the fourth and final term. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 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

Other requirements

General requirements

Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree of 180 Credits including 90 Credits in one of the following subjects/subject areas:

  • Natural Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Law
  • Humanities (with the exception of language studies)

This programme is taught in English. The applicant must further have a level of English equivalent to upper secondary school English, called English 6.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14051 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28103 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.
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

Funding

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