Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis - Master Programme
This programme enables you to gain first-rate theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental and climate change. You will gain a deeper knowledge in environmental and climate systems, global environmental issues and global cycling, climatology and climatic change, ecosystems analysis, biogeophysics, remote sensing, and methods of environmental analysis.
After successfully completing the programme you will be able to work as an expert within a number of different fields, such as climate and water issues, nature conservation planning, international aid, EU-related issues and the management and development of analytical data and methods. You could also pursue a career in research. Examples of future employers are municipal and county councils and national and international NGOs. The programme also prepares you for consultancy work in the environmental and insurance areas.
More information can be found at http://www.nateko.lu.se/masters/nateko
A scientific first level degree comprising at least 180 higher education credits in physical geography, geology, geoscience, biology/ecology, physics, agronomy, forestry, environmental science or the equivalent, or a foreign degree with an equivalent/similar specialisation. English 6/English Course B.
based on previous university/college studies and other merits such as letters of recommendation and statement of purpose
English language requirements
Most of Lund University’s programmes require ”English 6/English course B” (unless otherwise stated under "Entry requirements"). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency - check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.
Start Spring semester 2016
daytime Lund, full time 100%
January 18, 2016 - January 14, 2018
Closed for applications
Start Autumn semester 2016
daytime Lund, full time 100%
August 29, 2016 - June 3, 2018
Closed for applications
How to apply
Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.
Step 1: Apply online
- Check you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in
- Start your application – go to www.universityadmissions.se where you create an account and select programmes/courses, during the application period
- Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline
Step 2: Submit documents
- Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at www.universityadmissions.se. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies
- Get all your documents ready: official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants), official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants), passport/ID and proof of English proficiency (all applicants)
- Prepare programme-specific documents if stated on this page
- Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline
- Pay the application fee (if applicable) before the document deadline
*Note that the process if different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus +).
*If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme.
In addition to the documents mentioned under Step 2, you must submit a statement of purpose and letters of recommendation when you apply to this programme.
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Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 290 000
First payment: SEK 72 500
Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.
EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland
There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at www.universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.
*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.
Lund University Global Scholarship programme
The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.
Swedish Institute Scholarships
The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.
Country-specific scholarships and funding options
Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.
- Scholarships/funding for students from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and Chile
- US student finance
- Canada and UK student finance