1. A completed Bachelor´s degree from a spatially-oriented discipline
In order to get admission to this Master´s you will need a completed Bachelor’s degree from spatially-oriented disciplines, such as spatial planning, human geography, social and political sciences of the environment.
2. Proficiency in English
•A TOEFL minimum overall score of 90, with subscores no lower than 22
•An IELTS of minimum overall score of 6.5, with subscores no lower than 6.5
•Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher
3. A background in research methodology
Because of the academic nature of this programme, we require all our students to have basic training in research processes, e.g. research design and data-analysis.
Master’s programme in Environment and Society Studies focuses on the way society deals with its physical environment. It investigates experiences of countries all over the globe,t good and bad practises and the role of markets and governments as well as society itself. Students will become part of the quest for sustainability such as greening our economies and changing daily behaviour.
The master’s programme in Environment and Society Studies offers four specialisations. Each specialisation has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year). The courses in these programmes are 3 or 6 EC and the Master’s thesis is 24 EC. For more information on the structure see the programme outlines of the individual specialisations:
•European Spatial and Environmental Planning
•Global Environmental Change and Global Sustainability
•Local Environmental Change and Sustainable Cities
•PLANET Europe Curriculum
* European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)The workload of an academic year is equivalent to 60 European credits (EC), where 1 EC point is 28 hours of study.
After completion, you’ll be equipped with the following abilities and knowledge for a young environmental practitioner, policy-maker or academic. You’ll develop the necessary toolkit that any young professional needs who wishes to have a positive impact on a sustainable society by pursuing a career in the government, private sector (consultancy), non-profit sector (NGOs) or academic world (PhD).
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