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Those interested in pursuing an advanced degree in sustainability will learn about relevant topics, including the science and politics of climate change, development, poverty, and the social responsibility of larger corporations. Most programs are at least two years in length.

With over 80,000 inhabitants, Lund city is the administrative center of Lund municipality, in the Province of Scania, Sweden. It is a city that has several high-tech bases companies. Lund has 4 universities.

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Lund University

This Master's programme offers a mix of practical and theoretical learning with a strong focus on group work and interaction between students and teaching staff, as well ... [+]

The trend of increasing disasters and related losses is a truly global challenge. The changing global risk landscape due to processes such as climate change, urbanisation, and the increasing complexity of modern society poses major challenges for sustainable development and must be addressed with an interdisciplinary approach. A growing number of governments and international organisations acknowledge the necessity of increasing their efforts in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in order to successfully adjust to changing environments and develop safe and sustainable societies.

The Master’s programme in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation has support from important national and international institutions, e.g. UN agencies, the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, NGOs, and national authorities.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communic ... [+]

Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating about problems of sustainability. It represents an important complement to technological and natural science approaches towards sustainability by focusing on the cultural dimensions of consumption and resource use, cultural perceptions of environment and economy, and social science perspectives on the global distribution of environmental problems. A central aim is to help students develop skills in communicating across boundaries separating the discourses of different disciplines, cultural traditions, or the interests of business, politics and social movements. The programme encourages critical scrutiny of the debate about sustainability, but also a serious commitment to improving human-environmental relations worldwide. It covers the major social and environmental challenges of our time, including climate change and climate justice, unequal exchange and use of ecological resources, and the shifting of environmental risks and problems to the poorest parts of world society.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

This Master's programme enables you to gain first hand theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental sciences, ... [+]

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 of environmental and climate systems, global environmental issues and global cycling, climatology and climatic change, ecosystems analysis, biogeophysics and geomorphology.

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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).... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

This programme's unique focus on spatial dynamics enables you to gain insights into how the areas of development and innovation interplay, evolve and shape the economy in ... [+]

In this programme, you will be provided with the theory, concepts and methods to analyse and better understand the economics, roots and drivers of growth and innovation. The unique focus on spatial dynamics enables you to gain insights on how the areas of development and innovation interplay, evolve and shape the economy in different regions and periods of time.

Innovation is fundamental in the process of economic, social and environmentally sustainable development. Grand challenges such as those we are currently facing; climate change, food security and poverty alleviation, require new technical solutions, new social configurations, new economic models and eventually, new socio-economic and technical transformations. Innovation is also about the diffusion and incremental changes that yield economic, social and environmental benefits for society. In this programme, you will learn the dynamics of both macro and microeconomics of innovation.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
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