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Applied Ecology

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

24 months
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Applied Ecology from Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences is a subfield within ecology, which applies the science of ecology to real world questions and includes the application of ecological concepts to environmental problem solving, policy and management including the sustainable production, use and management of biological resources.


Applied Ecology from Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences we focus on the biological processes, management and the scientific tools needed to understand ecosystems and how they can be managed in a sustainable manner. 

We aim at providing the competence needed among the practitioners in education, management and research in these areas.

Graduates with Applied Ecology from Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences will:

  • be acquainted with advanced topics in applied ecology
  • have an in-depth knowledge of ecological topics at scales from individuals to global systems has a profound understanding of human impacts on organisms, populations, communities and ecosystems and the importance of ecosystems to human wellbeing
  • be able to critically acquire information and be critical of the sources referred to

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Study design and statistical modelling
  • Human impacts on ecological systems
  • Human dimension in ecosystem management
  • Population monitoring using Capture Mark Recapture
  • Population monitoring using Distance sampling 
  • Literature study in applied ecology 
  • GIS 
  • Forest inventory and modeling 
  • International Forest Policy and Economics 
  • Applied Wildlife Ecology 
  • Wildlife Population Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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EU/EEA (+ Switzerland and Norway) 


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To enter the programme, students are required to confirm the achievement of either:

  • A Norwegian bachelor degree or an education recognized as being equivalent to a Norwegian bachelor degree with an average weighted (ECTS credits) mark of at least C
  • An education recognized as three years of higher education in Norway
  • Education approved as equivalent to the above-mentioned degrees according to university law § 3-4.
  • The degree from higher education has to include the equivalent of at least 80 ECTS credits of the following subjects: Minimum 4  ECTS-credit equivalents in statistics or similar topics, Minimum 76 ECTS-credit equivalents in ecology, forestry, biology, zoology, botany, evolution, wildlife biology, environmental sciences, additional statistics or other relevant topics

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Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences doesn't have any tuition fees. A registration and semester fee applies at the start of the semester.

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9420 - 15000 NOK /month
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