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Ecotechnology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Östersund, Sweden
This three-year Ecotechnology 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. 
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The Ecotechnology programme at Mid Sweden University 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.

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.

The teaching is problem oriented and it often contains thematic studies. Theory and practice are mixed in the courses. The programme starts with field studies in a beautiful mountainous area not far from campus. During the first year you will work with thematic studies in Environmental Science and Technology. To make an individual specialisation of the programme the second year contains one semester of optional courses. You finish your Bachelor’s studies in Environmental Science by writing an individual thesis, which is often carried out in cooperation with a company, an organisation or an official authority, such as the municipality or the county administration.

After the programme

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

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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

    9480 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28439 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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