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.
The program will qualify you well for relevant work in public administration, the business world, the school system, and for PhD study.
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- Biological Data Analysis and Research Design
- Current Topics in Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology
- Evolutionary Biology
- General Parasitology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesBiology Ecology View 6 other Masters in Ecology in Norway
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
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
The semester fee is NOK 590 NOK.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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