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Masters Degrees in Environmental Science in Norway

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Master of Environmental Science Master Degree

University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) Norway

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MSc in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry MSc

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Norway

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Master of Science in International Environmental Studies MSc

Norwegian University of Life Sciences Norway

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Study a Environmental Science Masters in Norway in 2024

Encompassing physical science and ecology, environmental sciences has roots in biology, chemistry and earth science, giving students an understanding of the world around us, as well its inhabitants. The rapidly growing population, and increase in stress on resources, it is becoming more important that we are aware of our effects on the environment we rely on so heavily.

Depending on where you choose to study, you may be able to specialise towards the end of your degree. This specialisation can influence where you choose to work after you have graduated. Common specialisations include:

  • Marine Science
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Issues
  • Renewable Resources
  • Waste Management
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Management

If your degree requires you to write a dissertation or submit a research project in your final year, this will give you an opportunity to further explore a favoured area of environmental science.

Due to the holistic nature of an environmental science degree, graduates will have a wide variety of career opportunities available to them. You might choose to work as an environmental scientist, within industrial organisations, consultancy agencies, and local government. You might also choose to work in research and development.

As well as working directly within environmental science, you will have gained transferable skills that provide you with career paths not directly related to the field. Skill include project management, data collection and analysis, evaluation and management, and problem solving.

Study in Norway

A country located in Scandinavia, Norway is known for being forward thinking and well developed. The country has a long and interesting history, dating all the way back to the Vikings. As well as wonderful fjords, the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) and other incredible scenery, Norway has a great reputation for research and follows the Bologna Process. Several of Norway's universities are consistently highly ranked in the QS World University rankings.

See our detailed guide to studying in Norway for international students.

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