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Bachelor programme in Physical Geography & Ecosystem Science

We are offering a world-class BSc programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science focusing on environmental modelling and management. A unique blend of courses results in a high profile degree from a top international university - a perfect platform for a career or for further studies.

Program overview

Our bachelor programme includes climatology, environmental science, ecosystems analysis, geographical information systems, remote sensing and geomorphology. Here is a list of some of the recommended courses included in the programme:

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

* Longer field component



You need to fulfil general admission requirements, and have upper secondary school courses equivalent to Swedish "Biology 1", "Physics 1", "Chemistry 1", OR two of these subjects level 2,  and "Matematik 4". 

When you are admitted to the programme, you are guaranteed admittance to all courses, provided that you fulfil the particular admission requirements for each course.

Job market

The programme offers training suitable for a wide range of professional roles. These could be, for instance:

  • work with climate and water issues
  • nature conservation planning
  • foreign aid work
  • EU related issues
  • handling of data and development of analytical methods

Further studies

After having completing the bachelor programme, you are welcome to continue your studies by taking one of our five masters programmes.

English proficiency

Sweden is one of the countries with best English language abilities, among countries where English is not the official language. Read more at the English Proficiency Index site.

More information

General information about the application process
General information about scholarships
General information about study fees
Pre-arrival information for admitted students


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Program facts

Level: Bachelor
Credits: 180 ECTS
Program starts: Autumn
Language of instruction: English

  • General admission requirements
  • Upper secondary school courses equivalent to Biology 1, Physics 1, Chemistry 1 - or level 2 in at least two of the aforementioned subjects together with Mathematics 4.

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Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Lund University
Sölvegatan 12
S-223 62 Lund

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