Human activities affect and are affected by natural resources in many ways. Do you want to learn more about sustainable development in natural and social contexts?
The programme Sustainable Development is a cooperation between Uppsala university and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. It offers opportunities to learn more about sustainable development in various disciplines.
Sustainable development is an important political objective in Sweden, the European Union, and other countries all over the world. The concept of sustainable development has an interdisciplinary basis and applies a holistic approach incorporating economic, social and ecological dimensions. Knowledge of the way interactions between environmental and social factors affect economic development is central.
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.
The degree offers the prospect of a job as a decision maker in the private or public sector, a teacher or a scientist. Examples of job opportunities in the private sector are the automobile construction and IT sectors, and a range of non-governmental organisations. Other potential employers are public agencies such as environmental protection agencies and local and regional authorities, owing to their need to implement sustainability targets set by central government. The studies will also form an excellent basis for pursuing PhD studies and academic research
Welcome to #studysustainably where you get glimpses of student life as a master student at SLU in Uppsala!
Degree of Master (120 Credits) of Science with a major in Environmental Science
Programme scope: 2 years, 120 credits
Next start: Uppsala, sep 2020
Number of admission places: 60
Application period 16 Oct 2019 - 15 jan 2020: All international students
Application period 16 March 2020-15 April 2020: Swedish students and students within EU/EEA
Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens:
First instalment: 67 500 SEK
Total programme: 270 000 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). Be aware that Uppsala university are responsible for the programme.