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Global Change - Ecosystem Science and Policy

Justus Liebig University Giessen

16 months
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The international Master's in Global Change - Ecosystem Science and Policy is jointly offered by Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU), Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, and University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, School of Biology and Environmental Science.

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Overview

The Master's in Global Change - Ecosystem Science and Policy programme at Justus Liebig University Giessen has a duration of 16 months and comprises 120 credit points. It is completely taught in English.

Graduates will receive a joint Master's degree from both universities. The first semester is based at University College Dublin, where students have to pay the programme tuition fee.

Global change refers to planetary-scale changes occurring in complex socio-ecological systems. Understanding the intricate changes in our land, air and water requires advanced scientific knowledge in measurement, modelling and prediction. This joint international MSc course between the University College Dublin (UCD) and the Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) is a response to these global change challenges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods for Engineers
  • Plant-Atmosphere Climate Interaction
  • Global Change Ecology — Introduction
  • Science and Policy
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Law and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.48

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme is intended for applicants with a Bachelor degree in an appropriate life sciences discipline, such as biology, agriculture or environmental science (including zoology, ecology, biochemistry, geology and physics). A bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8) with honours 2(2) (GPA 2.48 or higher) or international equivalent is required.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    Free
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
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  • As a public university, JLU Giessen does not charge tuition fees 

Living costs for Gießen

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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