Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Noragric) This program provides students with the skills needed to study local to global environmental problems and to formulate policies and strategies for sustainable development. They learn to engage with the issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.
The program consists of a set of core courses – Introduction to International Environmental Studies, Foundations of Sustainability Science, and Research Methods – a broad variety of electives, and a 30-credit master thesis.
The core courses present fundamental concepts and analytical tools in environmental and sustainability science, and provide knowledge on the use of scientific methods.
Elective courses include e.g., Agroecology and Development; Climate Change and Development; Environmental Governance; Global Environmental Change; Global Food Security; Linking Ecological and Social Resilience; and Political Ecology. Both the elective courses and the master thesis allow students to specialise and tailor their course plan accordingly.
Application deadline: June 1st
International applicants: December 1st
Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Noragric), Norway