Norwegian University of Life Sciences, East Norway


The programme content addresses the entire farming and food system and is interdisciplinary. Consequently, it is an alternative to programmes that focus on single components of these systems. The pedagogical approach is based on experiential and action oriented learning.

The program consists of the following parts: Core courses in agroecology emphasising farming and food systems (PAE302, 30 credits) and PAE306 - Agroecology: Action oriented research (10 credits). Five credits at 100 level in foreign language is accepted in the degree for students at the M-AE program `European master`. The master`s thesis is normally at 30 credits, alternatively 60 credits.

Entry requirements

Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a Bachelor's degree or similar qualification at university level equivalent to 180 ECTS, in agriculture, ecology, biology or a relevant social science. There is a minimum mark requirement of C. Documented proficiency in English in accordance with NMBU regulations.

Please submit a letter of motivation, and address at least the following questions:
- Why do I apply?
- What are my main reasons for applying?
- What do I bring to the programme in terms of skills and experiences?
- What are my expectations

2 years | 120 ECT
Non-EU/EEA/EFTA citizens must pay tuition fees. More info here:
Application deadline

Nordic applicants: April 15
EU applicants: April 15
Non EU-applicants: December 1

Entry requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics and 7,5 credits hysics topics. Basic knowledge in power electronics and electrical machines i required.