Likewise, the teaching in each of these specialisations is supported by the staff and expertise of these research groups. In the specialization “Biodiversity: conservation and restoration”, emphasis lies on the global biodiversity crisis, one of the key elements of global change.The Biology - Biodiversity: Conservation and Restoration program is offered at University of Antwerp.
You acquire insight into the causes and consequences of the current woldwide loss of plant and animal species, and into the theory and practice of managing endangered species and the conservation and restoration of habitats. Linkages with society, for example, biodiversity policy, legislation and international treaties, will also be highlighted. Students will undertake an internship with an external organization involved in conservation/restoration.
The value of biodiversity to society means that expertise/specialist knowledge in conservation and restoration is a much sought asset.
As a specialist in conservation and restoration, you will analyse policy and influence decision-making in the field of biodiversity protection.
Research offers another career opportunity in Belgium and also abroad.
All study programmes at the University of Antwerp received accredidation from NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation).
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Programme StructureCourses Included:
- Plant Ecology
- Geografic information systems (GIS)
- Ecology of populations and communities
- Landscape ecology
- Conservation biogeography
- Habitat conservation
- Conservation and society
- Conservation genetics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation View 4 other Masters in Biodiversity & Conservation in Belgium
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- To be eligible for the Master programme in Biology, specialisation 'Biodiversity: Conservation and Restoration', a student should have a strong scientific background including basic knowledge of mathematics, physics, and inorganic and organic chemistry. Knowledge of the basic principles of statistics is crucial.
International5800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA947 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 947 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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