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Natural Resources Management, 2024


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Natural Resources Management 5
Bioeconomics 5
Research Methodology 5
GIS for Natural Resources Management 4
Leadership and Communication
Professional Digital Communication 3
Leadership and Project Management 4  
Participatory Processes and Conflict Management 4  
Degree Thesis 5
Degree Thesis 10  
Degree Thesis 15  
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 27 33 12.5 14.5 18 15 6.3 6.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 9 9 5 5 5

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.


The studies in Natural Resources Management has a special focus on bioeconomy, i.e., the use of renewable natural resources for producing food, energy, products and services. You will obtain skills in participatory processes and conflict management in the field of natural resource management. You will also gain advanced project management and leadership skills and be able to improve your communication skills. The degree title is Master of Natural Resources. The study programme has strong focus on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. All the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are relevant and consider through their natural inter-linkage. However, a special focus is on goals 14 and 15.

The studies comprise 60 ECTS (30 ECTS consist of 7 courses and 30 ECTS of the thesis) and are completed in two years. The studies are conducted online using a learning platform. The thesis work is realized as a research and development project related to working life.