Ecology and Sustainable Development


Linköping University    Graduate School

Full time August MSc Two years
Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Are you passionate about nature and interested in finding sustainable solutions to global environmental challenges? Look no further than our master's programme in Ecology and Sustainable Development. This programme equips students with a deep understanding of ecological concepts and theories, enabling them to effectively manage ecosystems, ecological communities, and populations. Through a collaborative learning environment, you'll work closely with fellow students, teachers, and researchers to apply ecological theories and methods to real-world cases. From crop management strategies to analysing ecosystem services, you'll gain the skills needed to make a positive impact in the field of environmental and natural resource management. To be eligible, you'll need a bachelor's degree in biology, with a focus on ecology, and a good level of English proficiency. Join us and embark on a rewarding journey towards a sustainable future.

About the course

In a world facing complex environmental problems, ecological understanding and a systems perspective are fundamental to finding sustainable solutions. If you are interested in nature and want to address global challenges, this programme is the right choice.

By applying ecological theories and quantitative methods, you will learn how to identify crop management strategies for biological control, evaluate the preservation status of nature reserves, and analyse regional ecosystem services and how they interplay with social and economic systems.

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Entry Requirements

- A bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, 180 ECTS credits
- 90 ECTS credits passed courses in the field of biology
or 60 ECTS credits passed courses in the field of biology and 30 ECTS credits passed courses in the field of environmental science (or equivalent)
- 5 ECTS credits passed courses in the field of ecology
- English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B). This is normally attested by means of an internationally recognised test.


Fees

Citizens from within the EU/EEA and Switzerland: No tuition fees All others: 280,600 SEK (approx. 25,500 USD/ 24,200 Euro)

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Scholarships

Free of charge for EU-citizens

Value of Scholarship(s)

Free of charge for EU-citizens

Eligibility

Free of charge for EU-citizens

Application Procedure

Free of charge for EU-citizens


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LiU International Scholarships are aimed at supporting international students with significant academic potential from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who are required to pay tuition fees. We offer a limited number of LiU International Scholarships to new students. The tuition fees for a student awarded a LiU International Scholarship are reduced by 25, 50, 75 or 100%.

Value of Scholarship(s)

25-75% tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

Students who have applied for a master’s programme at Linköping University on time (15 January , AND
- have chosen a master’s programme at Linköping University as their first priority
(ranked as number 1 of 4) AND
- have been admitted to their first choice in the First Notification of Selection Results
(6 April 2018), AND
- are required to pay tuition fees.

Application Procedure

Admitted students will be invited to apply in early April.


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