Master of Science in Ecology - Specialisation General Ecology

With Master of Science in Ecology - Specialisation General Ecology you will be qualified for tasks related to environmental monitoring, research and education, sustainable forestry and agriculture, biological conservation, bioethics, journalism, and a range of technical professions.

During the first year you will have a great opportunity to tailor your personal study profile by selecting your favourite subject matters among a variety of courses. There are, however, mandatory courses in genetic basis of biodiversity, ecological methodology, global change ecology and conservation biology to provide a thorough understanding of central elements of ecology.

Contact (person and/or unit) Cathrine Glosli, Department of Ecology and Natural Resources
Telephone +47 64965027 / +47 64965800
Programme duration 2 years
Application deadline December 1 for international applicants

June 1 for applicants holding a Norwegian or Nordic degree, or a Norwegian Civic Registration number (fødselsnummer)
Nokut certification Yes
Formal prerequisites The applicants must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, in natural sciences, with solid knowledge of ecology and ecological processes.

Applicants must demonstrate English language ability in accordance with the UMB regulations for programmes taught in English.
Tuition No tuition fees
Subject area Natural Sciences
Degree level Master
City Ås, Norway
Credits 120
Language of teaching English