Second year at University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen offers the specialisation: Forests and Livelihoods in Developing Countries.

The main aims of the programme are: 

  • To graduate individuals who have a thorough understanding of economics, in particular socio-economics, and are able to apply the theory to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources in the tropics; emphasis is on natural forests and participatory management;
  • To develop students' intellectual, practical, numeracy, communication, information and communication technology (ICT), interpersonal/teamwork, self management and professional development skills, in a natural forest-specific context;
  • To equip students for a career in tropical forestry, development and other professions requiring an ability to synthesise concepts and ideas and to take a holistic view.    

Module no.  

Module title ECTS

 1

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Rural Livelihoods

7.5

 2

 Planning Interdisciplinary Research

7.5
3

 Participatory Natural Resource Governance

7.5
4

 Elective subject element

7.5
5

 Thesis

30

 Total

60