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Masters in Outdoor Environments for Health and Well-BeingSLU (Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
This program is designed for students who want to specialize in interactions between people and outdoor environments, with an emphasis on health and well-being. These competencies are applicable in planning, design and evaluation of everyday environments, health-care institutions etc.
Health and well-being for people in everyday life depends on the quality of the surrounding environment, on interactions with the plants and animals in natural or created green open spaces, in urban as well as rural areas.
This masters program is designed for students who are particularly interested in such interactions, with emphasis on effects resulting from human/environment interactions, based primarily on theories in environmental psychology.
Upon completion of this master's program, students will have skills and competence to evaluate and develop physical environments adapted to people's needs and demands on both a local and strategic level.
Professionals within this field may find positions in public institutions, e.g. municipalities, health-care institutions, regional government, schools etc. or as consultants in private enterprises, architect firms, housing companies, and private health-care.
To be eligible for the Outdoor Environments for Health and Well-being – Master’s program, the requirement is a Bachelor’s degree (undergraduate cycle) corresponding to a minimum of 180 credits.
Specific admission requirements including English language proficiency demonstrated as:
English 6 or English Course B (from Swedish secondary school) or the equivalent.
Grade requirement: A minimum grade of Pass in the courses above.
This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:
Tuition & fees
Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens:
- 270 000 SEK total
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SLU (Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is a world-class university in life and environmental sciences. SLU is a top-ranked school in research, educational quality and creativity, and has about 3,500 full-time undergraduate students and over 700 PhD students. Students enrolled...
Location & accommodation
With a population of 185,000 people, Uppsala is Sweden's 4th largest city. 35,000 of those are students, creating a dynamic, lively, stimulating atmosphere conductive to learning. Known as a city of bicycles, Uppsala has a busling cultural and commercial center with a range of shops, cafes, and a new concert hall. The Fyrisån river runs through the center of Uppsala, creating a picturesque environment....