Name: Agroecology - Master's Programme
Next start: Autumn semester 2023
Tuition Fees: Citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees.
First semester: SEK 62500
Total: SEK 250000
Application deadline for international students: 2023-01-16
Application deadline for Swedish students: 2023-04-17
Study location: Alnarp
Pace of study: Full-time
Teaching form: On-campus
Number of admission places: 19
Application code for Swedish students: 81081
Application code for international students: 81080
Requirements: Admission to the Agroecology Master’s programme requires a first-cycle qualification of at least 180 credits in natural sciences, social sciences or technology. These requirements can also be met by applicants who have a corresponding qualification from abroad or have obtained the equivalent knowledge in another way.
In addition, knowledge equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6 is required. According to a local SLU decision, this requirement is fulfilled by applicants who have a first-cycle degree (180 credits) from a Swedish university or have completed 120 credits at SLU. The English 6 requirement can also be obtained in other ways, more information is available at antagning.se/universityadmissions.se.
There are specific entry requirements for each course included in the programme. These are described in the respective course syllabus.
Degree: Degree awarded on completion of the programme
Agroecology – Master’s Programme aims at a Degree of Master of Science with a major in Agricultural Science, a general qualification. See local instructions.
Students who fulfill the qualification requirements for the Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) will be provided with a degree certificate upon request. The degree certificate will specify the qualification as Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Agricultural Science.
A Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with Agricultural Science as the main field of study is awarded to students who complete the course requirements (courses with a Pass grade) of 120 credits, according to the following:
- at least 30 credits courses shall concern in-depth study within Agricultural Science (A1N; A1F),
- at least 30 credits shall concern independent work (degree project) within Agricultural Science (A2E).
A Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with Agricultural Science, specialisation in agroecology as the main field of study, is awarded to students who complete the course requirements (courses with a Pass grade) of 120 credits, according to the following:
- 30 credits for the specialisation specified programme courses (A1N)
- at least 15 credits for the specialisation elective programme courses (A1N, AXX)
- at least 30 credits shall concern independent work (degree project) within Agricultural Science, specialisation in agroecology (A2E).
In the master´s degree, a maximum of 30 credits may constitute courses at the first cycle level, provided that these are not included in the bachelor´s degree or equivalent.
In addition the student must hold a Degree of Bachelor or professional qualification of at least 180 credits or an equivalent qualification.
Admission: There are two admission rounds for this Master's programme. The first admission round is open to all international applicants at www.universityadmissions.se. The last date to apply is 16 January 2023. SLU strongly encourage all international students to apply in this first admission round.