M.Sc. On Campus

Biodiversity and Ecology

18 months
3416 EUR/year
3416 EUR/year
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The Master of Science in Biodiversity and Ecology at University of Cyprus has been designed to prepare students for employment as well as to enable them to continue their education and research training.


Biology is at the forefront of scientific discovery and public attention. The recent delineation of the complete genomic information of humans and several other organisms has provided the foundation for unprecedented advances in understanding life at the molecular level. 

It has also provided new tools and approaches to:

  • medicine
  • agriculture
  • biotechnology
  • other disciplines.

The Master of Science in Biodiversity and Ecology at University of Cyprus has a duration of 3 academic semesters (and up to 8 semesters for part-time study) and requires the completion of 90 ECTS. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Issues in Ecology 
  • Biodiversity Patterns 
  • Selected Topics in Behavioural Ecology 
  • Biodiversity of Cyprus 
  • Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing in Ecology 
  • Marine Ecology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application through the Online Application System of the University
  • Two signed letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes.
  • Copies of university degrees or a statement of expected graduation in the month preceding enrollment in the postgraduate programme.
  • Transcripts as appropriate.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A short statement (maximum two pages) of the student's research goals and interests.
  • A preliminary research proposal for a PhD place (if this is stated in the departments regulations).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3416 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5125 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3416 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5125 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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