Biodiversity and Systematics

Stockholm University

24 months
13258 EUR/year
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The Nordic Masters program in Biodiversity and Systematics from Stockholm University aim at providing you with the taxonomic skills needed to work on Biodiversity and its conservation in the future.


The Biodiversity and Systematics programme at Stockholm University provides an intellectually challenging learning environment with roots in a research group at your university of choice and a wide range of courses, distributed across the Nordic countries. The courses, combining theoretical studies with practical elements, will be taught as a combination of assisted e-learning and intensive field or lab sessions where students and teachers meet for a short period of time at the host university or at a field station. 


  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including both broad knowledge in the field and substantially deeper knowledge of certain parts of the field, together with deeper insight into current research and development work
  • demonstrate deeper methodological knowledge in the main field of study
  • demonstrate an ability to critically and systematically integrate knowledge and to analyse, assess and deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations, even when limited information is available

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Animal Diversity - Invertebrates  (Biodiversity - Classification)
  • Animal Diversity - Vertebrates (Biodiversity - Classification)
  • Insects: Inventory and Identification (Biodiversity - Identification)
  • Science in Biological Research and Investigation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or equivalent. Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13258 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26517 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • First tuition fee instalment: 70 000 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 280 000 SEK


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