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Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology

University of Bergen

M.Sc.
24 months
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About

Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology degree offered by the University of Bergen will give you a broad introduction to ecology, evolution or systematic research. 

Overview

Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology degree offered by the University of Bergen covers themes that range from the biology of single organisms to biogeographical patterns, and you can immerse yourself in both theoretical and applied research. Through choosing your own subjects and working independently, you will acquire scientific competence. By working on the masters project you will learn to work in a scientific manner. 

After completing the study you will have a working knowledge of scientific methods and have developed the ability for critical thinking based upon knowledge of the subjects. Thesis topics can be drawn from fields such as behavioral ecology, biodiversity, biogeography, evolutionary biology, quantitative ecology, landscape ecology, paleoecology, parasitology, population biology, population genetics, taxonomy and systematics, vegetation history, and pollen analysis.

Employability

The program will qualify you well for relevant work in public administration, the business world, the school system, and for PhD study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Data Analysis and Research Design
  • Biostatistics
  • Current Topics in Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • General Parasitology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

You need a Bachelor's degree in Biology or equivalent education with first class results, as well as documented proficiency in the English language.

The selection of students for admission to the Master's programme in Biology is based on the following criteria:

  • Academic degree in biology, or equivalent, not older than two years (exceptions can be made if the applicant has relevant work experience)
  • Your Bachelor's degree must include specialization in biology corresponding to minimum 60 ECTS (one academic year) and should be documented with course descriptions and learning outcomes for the degree
  • A good command of English 

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The semester fee is NOK 590 NOK. 

Funding

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