Master (2 years) of Science in Climate Change, 120 ECTSAgriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science
|Institution||University of Copenhagen (KU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||7300 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionClimate Change, Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation (CCIMA) is a 2-year interdisciplinary MSc programme, combining natural and social science approaches to the study of climate change, its causes and effects, how we can deal with it and adapt to it.
As a CCIMA student you will acquire knowledge and competences originating in a variety of scientific disciplines, from geophysics to anthropology, and learn how to combine these.
With an MSc in CCIMA you will be equipped to take up job functions associated with local, national and international efforts to deal with climate change, one of the currently greatest challenges to modern society.
The two-year programme in Climate Change, Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation draws on staff from a range of internationally leading research groups and centres at University of Copenhagen.
Read about the structure of the programme
Career OpportunitiesBroad-based expertise on climate change is in high demand, and CCIMA offers a wide range of career opportunities:
- In governmental agencies and municipalities which develop plans for climate change mitigation and adaptation.
- In consultancy companies carrying out Environmental Impact Assessment, develop, implement or monitor climate change mitigation and adaptation projects.
- In climate change research, teaching and information dissemination.
- In industry, developing environmental and energy technologies.
- In NGOs and international organisations (incl. the UN) involved in climate change impacts assessment, mitigation and adaptation.
AdmissionAdmission to the CCIMA programme requires a BSc degree from a recognised university in one of the subjects carrying significant weight in the CCIMA programme, i.e. the natural, environmental and agricultural science subjects. The Faculty will carry out the specific academic assessment of equivalence. Read more about the specific admission requirements.
In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of University of Copenhagen.
Please contact Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen by mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out if the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements.
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
To find out how and when to apply go to this page. Application takes place via an online application portal.
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA, or Switzerland.
Further InformationRead more about studying for an MSc in Climate Change and student life at Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen
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Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System