Course structure – University of Copenhagen

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Course structure

The MSc course is a two-year programme. The first year of study can take place only in three of the five institutions: Copenhagen, Bangor or Dresden. The second year of study is offered at all five SUTROFOR institutions. Students cannot complete first and second year at the same institution.

The choice of first year institution is made at the time of application. The final choice of second year institution is made in the late autumn of the first year of study.

FIRST YEAR (60 ECTS)

Change of institution cannot be the same first and second year

SECOND YEAR (60 ECTS) Specialisations:

Course work
(Copenhagen)

Three joint courses
(20 ECTS)

Forests and livelihoods in developing countries
(Copenhagen)

Course work
(Bangor)

Agroforestry systems
(Bangor)

Course work
(Dresden)

Tropical forest management
(Dresden)

Environmental management and policies for tropical forests
(Montpellier)

 

Social and environmental responsibility in tropical forestry
(Padova)

The aim of the first year is to provide a thorough and broad introduction to sustainable tropical forestry. This allows students to choose freely among the five specialisations in the second year. The first year ends with the Sustainable Tropical Forestry School including fieldwork in a developing country.
The language of instruction is English, apart from the second year in Montpellier, which is available mainly in French.

Please note! If you receive an Erasmus+ scholarship, you are obliged to carry out activities related to your studies in one of the two host countries, for the entire duration of the programme, i.e. 24 moneths. If you leave one of the host countries within this period, you are not entitled to receive the scholarship until you recommence the courses again.