M.Sc. On Campus

Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science

Lund University

24 months
14096 EUR/year
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This Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science programme from Lund University enables you to gain first-rate theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental and climate change. 

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In the Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science programme from Lund University, you will gain a deeper knowledge in environmental and climate systems, global environmental issues and global cycling, climatology and climatic change, ecosystems analysis, biogeophysics, remote sensing, and methods of environmental analysis. The programme also prepares you for consultancy work in the field of environmental sciences.


After successfully completing the programme you will be able to work as an expert within a number of different fields, such as climate and water issues, nature conservation planning, international aid, EU-related issues and the management and development of analytical data and methods. You could also pursue a career in research. Examples of future employers are municipal and county councils and national and international NGOs. The programme also prepares you for consultancy work in the environmental and insurance areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Greenhouse Gases and Biogeochemical Cycles
  • Ecosystem Modelling
  • Climate Change and its Impacts on the Environment
  • Digital Remote Sensing
  • Biosphere-atmosphere Interactions
  • Global Ecosystem Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree of Bachelor of Science of at least 180 credits in physical geography, geology, geoscience, biology/ecology, physics, agronomy, forest science, environmental science or the equivalent. 
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to English 6/B from Swedish upper-secondary school.
  • Based on grades awarded for previous academic courses, particularly qualifying courses, as well as a statement of purpose for the application and professional qualifications and/or other practical experience of relevance to the study programme (from the applicant s Summary sheet).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14096 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28192 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.
    • Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 290 000
    • There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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