How do we find solutions to the world´s growing environmental problems? Would you like a career dealing with environmental issues in national or international businesses?
We are increassingly aware of our responsibilities in the use and management of the natural environment. Knowledge is needed to find solutions to growing environmental problems, such as pollution and depleted resources. This programme will enable you develop the knowledge and skills needed to address these important issues.
Knowledge and understanding of our biological natural resources and their sustainable use is urgently needed. In this programme, you will heighten your knowledge of economics or business administration, and learn how that knowledge can be applied to environmental issues. Environmental issues are brought to the classroom via SLU´s extensive links with natural resource-based industries.
These meetings aid understanding and application of skills in economics and business administration as a tool for addressing current problems.
UN's sustainable development goals in the education
SLU's educations creates knowledge which contributes to the goals for sustainable development, both in Sweden and internationally.
This programme is in English. It is intended for students with a Bachelor´s degree in business administration or economics who wish to extend their understanding of environmental resource issues. After completing the programme, you will possess the skills to deal with environmental issues in national and international businesses and organisations, government agencies and other public sector organisations. As an economist with a profile in environmental and natural resources you will have ample employment opportunities in industry, the media, consultancy firms, authorities, international organisations and policy agencies. You will also be well equipped to apply to a Ph D programme.
Welcome to #studysustainably where you get glimpses of student life as a master student at SLU in Uppsala!
Programme scope: 2 years, 120 credits
Next start: Uppsala, 2 sep 2019
Number of admission places: 25
Application period 16 Oct 2018 - 15 jan 2019: All international students
Application period 15 March 2019-15 April 2019: Swedish students and students within EU/EEA
Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens:
First instalment: 42 500 SEK
Total programme: 170 000 SEK
All applications are made through the Swedish online application service at universityadmissions.se. Find out how to apply and more about the application and admissions process (on our website).