Environmental Science

Södertörn University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
11033 EUR/year
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This Environmental Science two-year Master’s degree at Södertörn University combines natural and social sciences, focusing on multidisciplinary knowledge and the skills necessary to analyze and address some of the world’s most challenging environmental and sustainability issues.


This Environmental Science Master’s programme at Södertörn University offers you the opportunity to specialize in environmentally related communication and politics, ecosystem management, or the control of infectious diseases. It focuses on helping you develop a multidisciplinary knowledge base, analytical skills and to the ability to use theoretical approaches to major environmental issues.

Learning outcomes

The broad scope of this programme, on which issues related to the environment, communication, politics, and health are studied in a holistic way, is good preparation for subsequent employment or for further research. It also offers you the opportunity to identify and reflect on your own knowledge and attitudes in relation to different theories and ideas in the environmental sciences, generating both personal and academic development.

This degree programme has three specializations, which combine the natural and social sciences: Environment, Communication, and Politics; Ecosystem Management; and Infectious Disease Control. Some courses are common to all three, including the final Master's dissertation, courses on research methods, methodologies, and theories of science applied to Environmental Science, as well as a course on environmental risks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Changing Environment
  • Ecosystem Management
  • Environment Govern. and the Role of Experts
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Medical Geogr
  • Media and the Environment
  • ID Epidemiology
  • Biodiv. and Conserv
  • Political Decision Making
  • ID Epidemiology
  • Generation of Knowledge in Environm. Science
  • Analytical Tools in Environm. Science
  • Environm. Communication 
  • Sustainability
  • Civil Society and Transnational Governance  
  • Communicating Scientific Knowledge and Complex Environment Issues
  • Multidisciplinary Research Project in Environm. Science

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree including a minimum of 90 credits
  • Copy of your passport
  • Letter of motivation
  • Letter of recommendation from a university level professor or academic adviser
  • A motivation letter in English
  • Certificates from student activities that provide extra points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11033 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11033 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • SEK 120,000 per academic year


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Environmental Science
Södertörn University