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Environmental Biology

Birzeit University

24 months
176 USD/year
176 USD/year
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The Master's program in Environmental Biology at Birzeit University is committed to supply Palestine with excellent scientific cadres who are able to understand and solve the current and future challenges facing the Palestinian environment, in a manner that is sound scientifically and that fits with the accuracy and sensitivity of the balance of the environment. 


This Environmental Biology program at Birzeit University is intended offer higher studies in environmental biology for holders of BA degrees in Life Sciences or workers in several biological areas. Thus, the program strives to prepare specialists and researchers in the field of environmental biology to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge and the creation and development of environmental awareness and the importance of maintaining organisms, biodiversity, environment and natural resources from pollution.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the program will be able to work in the following areas:

  • In various government sectors concerned with environmental matters such as the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Water and the Ministry of Agriculture.
  • In the private sector concerned with environmental studies, dissemination and increasing environmental awareness.
  • In various universities and institutes in the fields of teaching and research.
  • In scientific research centers and civil society organizations concerned with wildlife and the environment.
  • In universities and institutions concerned with the environment and wildlife regionally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Ecophysiology
  • Advanced Biological Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Arabic


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (Tawjihi) score equivalent to or higher than 65 percent.                                                    
  • Bachelor’s degree, from a university accredited by Birzeit University, in a field required by the program that the applicant wishes to enroll in. All applicants must have earned a “Good” academic standing. Applicants who have an “Acceptable” standing will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the university’s Academic Council based on recommendation by the relevant department, or program committee.
  • Two sealed letters of recommendation by faculty members who taught the applicant or two supervisors who oversaw his or her work, or a letter from each.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    176 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 176 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 176 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 125 JD 


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