MSc Environmental Health and Science
Emphasis will be placed on how and why different management strategies can contribute to sustainable use, conservation / protection and the recovery of natural and environmental resources, or how this affects the management of health. Substantial emphasis will be placed on critical and independent work by the students in areas related to nature, health and environment. The study programme is research and management oriented and provides thorough experience of laboratory and fieldwork.
This Master’s study programme is specially aimed at students with an educational background in natural sciences, health and environmental subjects, nursing with relevant supplementary subjects, or other relevant education. Furthermore, the study programme is relevant as continuing education for professionals with different backgrounds who wish to improve their qualifications. The study programme consists of various courses comprising in total 60 ECTS and a Master’s thesis (60 ECTS). The teaching is largely based on one-week modules, and laboratory and field-oriented teaching. It provides a flexible study programme, and places high demands on students’ ability to work independently.
Successful candidates will be qualified for employment in research and management, depending on which electives are chosen.