Science for Sustainable Development MSc (Why Linkoping? (Multi…
Science for Sustainable Development MSc
Change of field
Desire to learn practical applications for the philosophies I studied at undergraduate.
Climate change is a global issue that effects every aspect of life on Earth: it requires a multi-disciplinary collaboration to link science with policy development.
Opportunity to realign my studies with my goals
Modules related to my degree:
feminism and colonisation
Dissertation on trafficking: climate change = migration due to resource loss/ wars over resources
The programme focuses on critical analysis of environmental challenges and applying science to solve real‑world problems.
Interpol: critical analysis skills. Now want opportunity to use science to solve the challenges I studied.
Green Party activism?
Strong professional links
The Norrköping Decision Arena
Flexible courses to stay challenging for students from variety of academic backgrounds
The opportunity to broaden my academic research through collaboration
Able to design my own learning profile
Application checklist: file:///C:/Users/vicci/Downloads/Checklist%20for%20Applicants%20with%20International%20Academic%20Merits%20(2018).pdf
Passionate about change
Find out details such as the mission, vision and motto of the university or even the learning outcomes of the degree.
Example of motivation letter
Things that interest you about that particular uni: modules, department/s, research
Answer important questions. Have you addressed these important questions in your letter?
Who are you and What are you applying for?
How did you find out about the University/Degree/Course?
Why do you want to study at/the University/Degree/Course? (Check out Sanjay’s post on this)
What makes you the best candidate to be accepted (highlight your unique qualities from #Tip 1
In summary, what qualifications, life experiences, work experience and personal qualities have prepared you for the University/degree/course?
More tips on this
From MSc website:
'Each applicant should therefore enclose a Letter of Intent written in English, explaining why they want to study this programme, and a summary of their bachelor’s essay or project. If applicants hold a degree that does not include a bachelor’s essay or project, their Letter of Intent should describe previous studies and any academic activities that are related to the master’s programme or the programmes applied for.'