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International Master in Applied Ecology (IMAE), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

Overview

The International Master in Applied Ecology (IMAE) program offered by Université de Poitiers brings together an international network that involves a consortium of 8 Universities located in different countries (four in Europe, two in Latin America, one in Australia, one in New-Zealand and one in North America) with complementary disciplinary foci and competences in the field of applied ecology.

The IMAE course has been designed to form highly qualified professionals who can address environmental issues not only through ecological sciences but also drawing on associated social, political and economical dimensions. They will contribute to conserve environment with regards to business and legislation, to promote sustainable growth and to integrate into their diagnoses the growing needs of citizens, public authorities, and industry alike. The high diversity of course content and the number of mobility periods during training provided by  the program increase opportunities to develop both an international outlook and new perspectives in the field of applied ecology.

The IMAE experience means your environmental concern will benefit various professional and daily cultures in at least 4 different countries. When we designed the teaching programme we aimed at a balance between theoretical courses and practical experiences (field trips, meeting with stakeholders, seminars) including a six months period of professional experience anywhere in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethology and Behavioural Ecology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Management of Ecosystem Biodiversity – Field Studies
  • Methods in Evolutionary and Applied Ecology
  • Multilingual Creation of international resources in ecology (with language Training in German, Portuguese or French)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

  • Complete IMAE application form. (online)
  • Transcript of records, 
  • Degree, 
  • 2 letters of recommendation, 
  • Letter of motivation, 
  • Proof of identity, 
  • Europass CV created on the European platform.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Poitiers

  • 640 - 950 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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