What can you use this qualification for?You will be qualified for tasks related to environmental monitoring, biological conservation, research and education. Candidates work for a variety of employers, ranging from public government, NGOs, research institutions and the university sector. The Master of Science in Ecology at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a strong research emphasis, and can be the basis for further Ph.D. studies.
What will you learn?
The first year you will tailor your personal study profile by selecting your favourite courses. It will require interactive participation by the students through presentations, short thematic reviews, term papers and discussion sections.
An individual research project, i.e. the master's thesis, is the main focus the second year.
Students specializing in Tropical ecology and management of natural resources will collect field data in:
- South America
- Latin America.
- Conservation Biology
- Methods in Natural Sciences
- Global Change Ecology
- Genetic Basis of Biodiversity or Molecular Ecology and Evolution
- Ecological Entomology
- Behavioural and Population Ecology,
- Landscape Ecology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEcology View 6 other Masters in Ecology in Norway
- The applicants must have obtained a Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, in natural sciences, with solid knowledge of ecology and ecological processes.
- Documentation of upper secondary school
- Documentation of higher education
- Courses to be completed
- Documentation of English language proficiency
- Documentation of financing
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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