Land Use Transformation (M.Sc.)

Program Overview

Land Use Transformation at a Glance

Location

Osnabrück, Germany (Campus Haste)

Degree

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Program type

consecutive Master's program (full-time)

Standard duration

4 semesters

Language

English

Costs

Semester Fees: approx. 360 Euro per semester, which includes the cost of the semester ticket (for unlimited local bus and regional train travel)

Restricted Admission

yes, 24 students admitted via two intakes per year

Start of program

Summer Semester (March) &
Winter Semester (September)

Application period

Summer
- Via uni-assist (for foreign degree-holders) - September 1st to December 15th
- Direct application (for German degree-holders) - September 1st to January 15th

Winter:
- Via uni-assist (for foreign degree-holders) - March 1st to June 15th
- Direct application (for German degree-holders) - March 1st to July 15th

Admission requirements

1. Degree in agricultural science, nutritional science / home economics, landscape planning, landscape development, geography, environmental engineering, environmental sciences, applied biosciences or another related field of study

2. English language proficiency (min. level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR))

Program Profile

This Master's program is designed to develop globally minded problem solvers who can analyze complex questions in fast changing situations and make responsible decisions to shape sustainable landscapes for tomorrow. 

Focus of Study

With our flexible curriculum, students chart their own course through the following topic areas and their intersections: 

- Agriculture & Nutrition Security
- Materials & Resource Management
- Land Use Planning & Spatial Design
- Sustainable Transformation 

Project-based learning: Working together across disciplines, students gain hands-on experience solving real world problems in three large-scale group projects. The Transdisciplinary Projects comprise 50% of the credit points in the first three semesters.
Optional Semester Abroad

Students can spend their third semester studying or completing an independent project abroad.

Credits

120 ECTS-Credit points

Regulations

The official study regulations for Land Use Transformation are publicly available.

Accreditation

in process (ACQUIN)