|Study location||Estonia, Tartu|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||€3,800 per year|
|Application fee||€100 one-time
The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programme (NB! in the case of PhD level only for 1 programme). The application fee is non-refundable!
Applicants who have completed previous study level in Estonia or have Estonian citizenship are exempted from the application fee.
Please see more information www.emu.ee/en/admissions/admission-procedure-for-level-studies/application-fee/
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized and accredited university. In order to qualify for the studies at the Estonian University of Life Sciences, an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA during his/her last studies.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
The applicants are required to present the following documents:
Please see also admission requirements on our website
Paper copies of documents, incl the printed, dated and signed application form (please don’t print out uploaded documents, only the first pages of the application form until the confirmation/signature page; please sign the application form by hand after printing it) should be sent to the following address:
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Citizens of Russia or Belarus can apply only if they have the right to stay in Estonia based on an already existing residence permit until the end of the curriculum’s nominal period of studies.
All applicants must comply with our English language requirements. The only acceptable English tests and exempt categories are specified at www.emu.ee/en/admissions/admission-procedure-for-level-studies/english-language-requirements/.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Your motivation letter should answer the following questions:
The mandatory admission requirement is a written test and an oral interview.
The written test will be online, information will be sent to applicants to the email address indicated by the applicant. The applicant has to fill in the written answers to the questions within a given time frame. The written part of the admission test consists of open questions. The written test is in the field of forestry. The admission test measures the candidate’s written and oral skills, and knowledge in the forestry-related issues.
In order to qualify for the oral part, the candidate must score at least 50% in the written part.
The interview will be done over video platform BigBlueButton. NB! Please have your passport at hand during the interview and ensure the good internet connection. The time of the interview will be arranged individually by e-mail. During the interview, additional questions about the written test (knowledge about the forestry) will be asked as well as general questions about applicants’ academic goals and motivation.
In total, it is possible to collect 10 admission points: 5 points for the written part and 5 points for the interview.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Copy of secondary school leaving certificate and transcript (from non-EU countries)
The aim of the MSc programme “Planning and Analysis in Multifunctional Forestry” is to prepare leading specialists for planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry, who can take responsibility and make sustainable strategic decisions.
After completing the curriculum, the graduates will be expected to:
- have systematic and comprehensive knowledge of planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry, be familiar with the concepts and development trends, know the legal, social and economic framework of the speciality;
- can steer strategic decisions in planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry in accordance with the principles of sustainable development;
- be able to use information systems and software development technologies, the methods of statistical data analysis, mathematical modelling, environmental assessment and remote sensing;
- have the skills for expressing professional ideas, be able to discuss speciality-related topics in speech and in writing, be able to argue and participate in discussions and mediate professional information;
- be able to perform independent research, to synthesise and express the results of the research in writing and defend them in public speaking; be familiar with the principles of research ethics;
- have professional multidisciplinary and multicultural communication and teamwork skills, be ready to take responsibility for working as a midlevel manager of planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry in the state or local administrative institutions and in non-governmental and international organisations or in private sector, 3/8 and be ready to continue studies in the doctoral level;
- be able to assess personal professional development and the need for continuing education and further training.
The composition of the curriculum:
- peciality module 79 ECTS
- speciality elective subjects modules 6 ECTS
- optional subjects 5 ECTS
- Master’s thesis 30 ECTS
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