Soil, water and the environment are of major concern at all levels of society from local authorities to international organisations. This Master’s degree will prepare you to work as a soil/water expert at public authorities at various levels, within consultancy or to continue a career within research.
Welcome to the new programme page for Soil, Water and Enviroment, former Soil and Water Management.
Important areas of future work include the incorporation of the EU water and soil directives in land use planning processes to minimise contamination of surface and ground water and the development of strategies for reducing losses of nitrogen and phosphorus to near coastal zones. Other areas of high relevance are e.g. soil conservation strategies and assessment of soil carbon pools in the perspective of climate change.
Soil/water experts are needed within public authorities from local to national levels as well as within research. Those seeking an international career may join development agencies, research institutes, non-governmental organisations, consultancy firms, governmental or international authorities.
Admission to the Master’s programme Soil, Water and Environment requires a first-cycle qualification comprising 180 credits and including specialised studies comprising 90 credits within one of the following subjects/disciplinary domains:
- agricultural sciences
- soil sciences, geo sciences
- environmental sciences
In addition, knowledge corresponding to
- at least 15 credits within chemistry
- at least 15 credits within biology and/or soil or earth sciences.
Applicants with the equivalent qualifications obtained by means of a degree from another country, or with the equivalent knowledge obtained in some other way, may also be regarded as fulfilling the specific entry requirements.
This programme is taught in English. The applicant must further have a level of English equivalent to upper secondary school English. An applicant with a first-cycle qualification from SLU comprising 180 credits automatically fulfils this requirement. Special rules apply for applicants with qualifications from one of the Nordic countries and some English-speaking countries.
Specific requirements apply for admission to the individual courses included in the programme.
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