24 months
13587 EUR/year
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The master program in Environmental Science and Sustainability from Linnaeus University  provides you with both theoretical and practical skills regarding how we can mitigate the human effects on our environment.

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The master program in Environmental Science and Sustainability from Linnaeus University  is focused on the environmental domain of sustainable development but also considers the interrelated social and economic domains.

It aims to develop abilities to the independent use of scientific based information for the understanding of the environment and its degradation related to human activities and hazards, as well as for assessment of available and future mitigation options.

The programme is meant to provide practical (hands-on) experience and you will be encouraged to participate of on-going research projects at the Department of Biology and Environmental Science.


The knowledge acquired during the two years of the masters can be directly applied to environmental management and research projects and surveys, both within authorities and private enterprises, and is also designed to be an initial step for advanced studies at Ph.D. level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology in the Natural Sciences
  • Environmental risk analyses
  • Risk management of contaminated sites
  • Environmental risk communication
  • Project course in environmental science and sustainability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Basic eligibility for second-level studies and special eligibility: 

  • 90 credits in biology, geology, chemistry, engineering and/or environmental science, including an independent project/degree project (e.g., B.Sc. thesis) worth at least 15 credits or the equivalent 
  • 15 credits in chemistry
  • English B/6, or the equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13587 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27174 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.

Only for international students:

  • Tuition fee, first payment: 77,400 SEK
  • Tuition fee, total: 270,800 SEK


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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