MSc in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science

Lund University

Program Description

MSc in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science

Lund University

Programme overview

This programme enables you to gain first hand theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental sciences, physical geography and climate change. You will gain in-depth knowledge ofenvironmental and climate systems, global environmental issues and global cycling, climatology and climatic change, ecosystems analysis, biogeophysics and geomorphology.

Programme modules/courses

Courses and number of credits: Greenhouse Gases and Biogeochemical Cycles (15), Climate Change and its Impacts on the Environment (15), Ecosystem Modelling (15), Biosphere-atmosphere Interactions (15), Global Ecosystem Dynamics (15), Master’s degree thesis (30), electives (15).

Career prospects

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 and international development,and work with issues relating to assessment, analysis, management and development of the environment and natural resources in a long-term sustainable perspective. Naturally, you could also pursue a career in research. Examples of future employers are national authorities, municipal and county councils, international development organisations within e.g. the UN and national and international NGOs. The programme also prepares you for consultancy work in the environmental and insurance areas.

Learn more about the programme: www.lunduniversity.lu.se/physical-geography-ecosystem-science

Why Lund University?

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. The University ranks among the world's top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, sustainable and democratic countries.

If you would like to start building your international network in a global classroom setting, Lund University is a great option. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as one of the best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate in-depth learning.

The University is located in Lund, a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes away from Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is also home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

Learn more about Lund University at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 8, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2019
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2 years
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Sweden - Lund, Skåne County
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