Master of Science in Ecology: Tropical Ecology and Management of Natural Resources

The programme provides, through an interactive approach, a sound knowledge of biology and ecology of the tropics. Students obtain:<li>a solid understanding of the concepts in ecology at the population, community and ecosystem levels<li>an in-depth knowledge of species behaviour/responses and interactions in different systems<li>an understanding of tools for species extractions, field methodologies, analytic techniques, restoration, management strategies and conventions, applicable to a range of systems<li>an insight into human activities that shape, maintain and manage ecosystems.</li><p>The classroom sessions will require interactive participation of the students through presentations, case studies, short thematic reviews, term papers and discussion sessions.

Contact (person and/or unit) Cathrine Glosli
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