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International Environment and Development Studies

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

36 months
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About

The International Environment and Development Studies programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is at the heart of the university's mandate with its focus on global challenges related to environmental and climate change, sustainable food production and natural resources management and the governance implications for people's rights and well-being.

Overview

The International Environment and Development Studies programme of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) integrates development issues with research on environmental problems, typically issues related to natural resource management, resource rights and conflicts, human security, environmental governance, agricultural development and food security. The programme has a clear interdisciplinary profile both in recruitment of candidates and in the topics and problem areas investigated.

Job opportunities

Our graduates are employed by both public and private sectors. Some continue in academia, others work in private research foundations, consulting firms or public organisations.

Our graduates, almost without exception, quickly acquire relevant jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Environment and Development Studies by and for PhD students 
  • Qualitative Methods in Development Studies
  • Framing the PhD
  • Academic writing and publishing
  • Theory of science in development and planning studies
  • Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution (2019 only)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letter of Application outlining professional plans and ambitions and describing why the applicant is interested in the programme in International Environment and Development Studies.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) including contact details of two references.
  • Certified Transcript of Grades/Marks for all previous university work.
  • Copies of relevant scientific publications.
  • IELTS Scores.
  • Project Proposal, a project description of max 4000 words presenting the research the applicant wishes to undertake for dissertation.
  • Funding Plan and Proof of Funding. PhD studies require funding to meet both personal and research-related expenses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Since NMBU is a publicly funded state university, there are no tuition fees. However, most students must pay a small semester fee.

Living costs for Ås

9420 - 15000 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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