Conservation Science for Sustaining Biodiversity15.0 ECTS credits
The course covers the concepts of biological diversity, anthropogenic mass extinction, and sustainable solutions to the biodiversity crisis. Current case studies from conservation science are used to help students learn to search for and assess scientific literature, discuss problems and solutions, and report their findings. Students will research current topics of their choice, and present their results orally and in writing, in individual and group projects.
Progressive specialisation: A1N (has only first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: Biology, 75 ECTS credits, including 15 ECTS credits in Ecology at the G2F lever or higher, and upper secondary level English 6, or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Master Programme in Biology: Ecology and Conservation Biology (studied during year 1)