Master's Programme in Environmental Management and Physical Planning, 120 credits

About the programme

The programme focuses on environmental management and physical planning, and requires a Bachelor's degree in e.g. urban and regional planning, environmental science, geography, Earth sciences, biology or biology-earth sciences. It provides students with a systems perspective on environmental management and physical planning, the planning processes, international and transboundary environmental issues and environmental governance.

The programme includes four, 15 ETCS credits, mandatory advanced courses: Applied Environmental Modelling (which gives a basis in systems analysis and modelling without requiring prior experiences of modelling), Case Studies of Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management in Planning and International Environmental Issues. Up to 30 ETCS credits optional courses, e.g. including an internship course, allows the student to individually tailor the education depending on interests, background and needs. The programme concludes with a thesis, of 30, 45 or 60 ETCS credits.

Apart from teachers from the department, teachers from other departments at Stockholm University, KTH and other universities, as well as from authorities, organisations, NGO´s and companies participate in the programme.

Application documentation specific for this programme:

In addition to the documents required by (, you need to send in application documentation specific for this programme: Personal letter (maximum one page) and CV.

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