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Ecotechnology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Östersund, Sweden
The Ecotechnology three-year programme at Mid Sweden University will give you a broad systems perspective on the relationship between environment, society and the natural resources of our planet. It integrates environmental issues with entrepreneurship and other skills to provide relevant knowledge for working in one of the world’s fastest growing sectors – Ecotechnology and green business.
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According to OECD, the world market for environmental technology is one of the world’s most rapidly growing branches of trade. The Bachelor’s Programme in Ecotechnology at Mid Sweden University combines and integrates knowledge from natural, social and engineering sciences. 

The objective is to give a broad understanding of how to avoid and prevent environmental problems. You will get a deep insight into global, regional and local problems related to the environment and the use of natural resources by human society. You will also develop skills and entrepreneurship which makes you well prepared to take care of today’s and tomorrow’s environmental challenges.

 Previous students emphasise the benefits of the special teaching methods of the programme. They explain how it has provided opportunities for individual development and given room for creativity. 

Career options:

During the programme you will carry out projects in cooperation with municipalities and companies, which make you well prepared for a future career focused on environmentally sound development within both the private and the public sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Sustainable Development - an Introduction
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Energy and Sustainable Land Use
  • Project Course with Scientific Writing
  • Environmental Law
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Sustainable Development – Theory and Practice
  • Individual Assignment

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a complete upper secondary education in Sweden or abroad with exemption from basic proficiency in Swedish. English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent. 

SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: The following course levels from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or equivalent: Chemistry course A, Mathematics course C, or Chemistry course 1, Mathematics course 3b/3c.(OB 8)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9528 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28589 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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  • International - 306 000 SEK

Living costs for Östersund

  • 7125 - 11770 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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


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