A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Sustainability seems to be a global movement, with many countries trying to move towards this important ideal of preserving resources for as long as possible. This has proven to be somewhat of a social challenge, which affects everything from individual lifestyles to transportation.
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.
Masters in Sustainability in Sweden
The focus of the programme is sustainable development as a vital challenge to our societies that needs to be seriously addressed by governments and public administrations. The programme is a cooperation between Human Geography, Political Science and Sociology and is a one year master, 60 credits. [+]
The joint Master's programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) offers advanced education in the field of sustainable energy systems for the future. SELECT aims at delivering high quality engineering [+]
This programme extends over two semesters and concentrates on two integrated themes. The first of these themes is an internationally recognized and scientifically reviewed model (framework) of systematic work towards an attractive and sustainable society (strategic... [+]
Technology is an important driving force for economic development and technology and communication are two essential factors in the development of more sustainable societies. Without using technology [+]
Master in Sustainable Technology
Technology is an important driving force for economic development and technology and communication are two essential factors in the development of more sustainable societies. Without using technology in a sustainable way, it will not be possible to attain economic growth and global equity. Without communication skills, it will not be possible to reach consensus in the democratic processes in society for different new technologies. These insights will be the foundation in the Master’s programme in Sustainable Technology.
The courses in the program cover a range of trans-disciplinary subjects such as Industrial ecology, Environmental system analysis, Cleaner production, Technology and ecosystems, Ecological economics etc. The students will get tools and knowledge to be able to apply technology in a sustainable way.... [-]
The program qualifies for a master´s degree in Tourism Studies, and provides a thorough knowledge of the social, cultural, economic and environmental aspects of tourism. [+]
The Master programme Sustainable Development offers opportunities to learn more about sustainable development in various disciplines. Sustainable development is an important political objective in Sweden, the European Union... [+]
Master's Programme - Sustainable Development
Human activities affect and are affected by natural resources in many ways. Do you want to learn more about sustainable development in natural and social contexts?
The programme Sustainable Development offers opportunities to learn more about sustainable development in various disciplines.
Sustainable development is an important political objective in Sweden, the European Union, and other countries all over the world. The concept of sustainable development has an interdisciplinary basis and applies a holistic approach incorporating economic, social and ecological dimensions. Knowledge of the way interactions between environmental and social factors affect economic development is central.... [-]