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Master's Programme in Environmental Management and Physical Planning

  • 120 credits

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.

Programme structure

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

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 universityadmissions.se (antagning.se), you need to send in application documentation specific for this programme: Personal letter (maximum one page) and CV.

Please read the information at the education website.

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