Nature Management

Master (2 years) of Science in Nature Management, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment

Institution University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Campus Frederiksberg Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Sustainable development involves combining nature and the environment with various interests and human needs for goods and services like production of food and timber, a clean environment and leisure in a planned and regulated way.

In the course of the MSc programme in Nature Management (Landscape, Biodiversity and Planning) you will learn about different types of landscapes, their ecology, development and biodiversity. MSc students of the Nature Management programme learn about management and sustainable development of nature and landscapes on the basis of knowledge of biology, ecology, human needs and legislation related to nature and the environment.

Read more about the structure of the programme.

Career Opportunities  

You may find employment within public administration, for instance in municipalities, ministries or government agencies in Denmark, in the EU or internationally. In these public bodies, you may work with nature and planning at an overall strategic level or at a more operational level, for example as a project manager in a specific nature restoration project.

Other opportunities include working as a consultant in private companies, consultancy firms or NGOs. Furthermore, you may find work in international and supranational organisations with political and management-related tasks.

Or you may start a research and development career in the university community or other research institutions.


Please read about admission requirements, including which Bachelor programme and which courses are required for you to be admited to the programme.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of University of Copenhagen.

Application takes place through an online application portal. Find out when and how to apply here.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen directly. Please send an email to

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is no tuition fee for full-time degree students from the EU, EEA, or Switzerland.

Further Information

Read more about the MSc programme in Nature Management.

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About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

Frederiksberg Campus


The Frederiksberg Campus houses part of the Faculty of Science with areas of studies including natural and biosciences as well as part of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, including the University Hospital for Companion Animals. It is located a few kilometres west of the city centre in beautiful green surroundings. Frederiksberg is a popular residential area. The Frederiksberg Campus area includes beautful gardens with many facilities for students, including a student-run café in an old greenhouse.

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