As a student in the Climate Change programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will be equipped to take up job functions associated with local, national and international efforts to deal with climate change, one of the currently greatest challenges to modern society.
Thus, you may choose to study the consequences of climate change for human living conditions and access to land, water, energy, and food resources. You will learn to analyze climate change using key approaches within social, economic and political science.
Broad-based expertise on climate change is in high demand, and the MSc in Climate Change offers a wide range of career opportunities:
- In governmental agencies and municipalities which develop plans for climate change mitigation and adaptation.
- In consultancy companies carrying out Environmental Impact Assessment, develop, implement or monitor climate change mitigation and adaptation projects.
- In climate change research, teaching and information dissemination.
- In industry, developing environmental and energy technologies.
- In NGOs and international organisations (incl. the UN) involved in climate change impacts assessment, mitigation and adaptation.
- Climate Change – an Interdisciplinary Challenge
- Climate Change, Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation
- Climate Change and Water Resources
- Ethics, Environment and Society
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesClimate Studies & Meteorology Natural Sciences View 11 other Masters in Natural Sciences in Denmark
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Climate Change.
Other bachelor’s degrees
- If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.
Applicants with a Bachelor's degrees in other study fields may also be admitted if their programme includes the following:
- Curriculum is strongly directed towards topics of Climate Change (Minimum 60 ECTS credits climate change related study elements)
International14780 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7390 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
- Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester
Living costs for Copenhagen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.