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Master’s programme in Physical Geography & Ecosystems Science

Our Master´s programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis offers a deeper level of knowledge and extended possibilities for specialisation and a background of knowledge for professional roles in the community and business. Students develop skills in working with advanced technical information and complex issues within the area of environmental and climate change.

Programme contents

During the programme a range of courses is offered and as a student you will be are able to choose from the following specialisations as subject for your master thesis: Environmental and climate systems, Global environmental questions and global cycling, Climatology and climatic change, Ecosystems analysis, Biogeophysics, Methods of environmental analysis, GIS with a specialisation in environmental questions, Remote sensing with a specialisation in environmental questions, Geomorphology.


Bachelor s degree representing 180 ECTS in scientific or technical subjects. When a student is accepted into the programme s/he is guaranteed a place on all courses on condition that s/he fulfils the particular entry requirements for each course.

Job Market

The programme leads to several different professional roles. These could be, for instance, work with climate and water issues, nature conservation planning in a local authority, foreign aid work, EU related issues, handling of data and development of analytical methods.

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Programme facts

Level: Master
Credits: 120 ECTS
Program starts: Autumn
Language of instruction: English
Prerequisites: General admission requirements and courses equivalent to a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in natural sciences, or engineering in relevant areas

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How to apply for this programme

Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Lund University
Sölvegatan 12
S-223 62 Lund

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