Biodiversity, Conservation And Environmental Quality, M.Sc. | University of Siena | Siena, Italy
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About

The Biodiversity, Conservation And Environmental Quality program from University of Siena, entirely taught in English, prepares the highly qualified figure of environmental biologist expert in the multiple aspects of biodiversity, aimed at nature conservation and the assessment of environmental quality.

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Overview

The BCEQ graduate therefore deals with the analysis and protection of biodiversity, environmental monitoring, research, scientific dissemination, education, thus meeting the national and international demand for experts in biodiversity.

Graduates in BCEQ can continue their studies by accessing a PhD program, and can take the state exam for Biologists.

Objectives and Professional Roles

The Biodiversity, Conservation And Environmental Quality program from University of Siena  trains a highly qualified environmental biologist expert in the multiple aspects of biodiversity, finalized to the purposes of nature conservation and environmental quality assessment. 

The graduate therefore deals with the analysis and protection of biodiversity, environmental monitoring, research and scientific dissemination, teaching, facing the urgent national and international demand of experts in biodiversity.

Besides working as freelance biologist, graduates in Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Quality can hold positions of researcher and manager in:

  • international, national and regional agencies for the environment and biodiversity
  • universities as well as public and private research bodies
  • local authorities and consortia for the management of museums, parks, protected areas and nature reserves
  • biological, environmental and quality control laboratories

Graduates in Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Quality can access courses/competitions for teaching scientific disciplines in public and private primary and secondary schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biodiversity and Conservation of Fungi
  • Biodiversity and Pharmaceuticals
  • Bioinformatics
  • Conservation Biology
  • Environmental Quality and Management
  • Microbial Biodiversity
  • Molecular Applied Zoology
  • Plant Diversity
  • Reproductive Biology and Control of Pest Insects

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates are required to hold a three-year degree (B.A.)

Students who wish to enrol in the first year of the second cycle degree in Biology must have, in addition to the curricular requirements stated in the academic regulations of the course, an adequate preparation both in matters fundamental to the preparation of the Biologist, such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science, and in basic biological disciplines that provide the essential knowledge about the morphological, functional and structural organization of living beings. They must also know the biochemical, molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating inheritance, reproduction and development. 

Tuition Fee

The amount of tuition fees is based on both the student’s family income, as declared in the ISEE certification.The ISEE values for the calculation of contribution range from a minimum of € 16.000,00 up to a maximum of € 90.000,00 in order to properly consider the real economic conditions of the family. For ISEE less than € 16.000,00 no contribution is expected.

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Living costs for Siena

600 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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