Master of Ecology and Biodiversity
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Master of Ecology and Biodiversity

Study contents and focuses

Ecology is a major field involved with the study of organisms, the relations between them and their natural habitats. The interest in this academic discipline is currently at its peak, as ecologists are looking for ways to battle the destruction of ecosystems, animal extinction and the use and abuse of natural resources. 

With a Master of Ecology and Biodiversity you will gain theoretical knowledge allowing you to look for ways to solve practical problems. Subjects in Conservation Biology, Genetics, Evolution and Biodiversity will guide you on your way to understanding life processes, natural selection and the distribution of species.

In addition, you will be involved in projects regarding the protection of animals and plants, ecosystem development and environmental protection.

Admission requirements 

In order to be eligible for application you will have to present a Bachelor degree in the same or similar area, for example in Biology or Geography. Bear in mind that several universities have more specific requirements such as language skills and/or other documentary. 

Your Master studies will typically take four semesters to complete. Upon graduation you will receive the academic award “Master of Science”. 

Job opportunities

As a young, highly motivated and skilled ecologist you can pursue a career with individual research on several important modern-day topics such as Sustainable Development, Ecological Restoration and Recycling. Of course, you can also seek employment at:

  • Environmental and Nature Conservation Organizations
  • Government Sectors (Agriculture, etc.)
  • Educational Institutions
  • NGOs
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Look through a list of Masters programmes in Ecology and Biodiversity:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Environment and Society Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Biology: Biodiversity: Conservation and Restoration   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Biology   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   Biology: Global Change Biology   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
  Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health (Online Distance Learning)   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Ecological Economics   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Biodiversity Conservation     Bangor University
  Ecology and Conservation     University of Aberdeen
  Biodiversity Conservation     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Conservation and International Wildlife Trade     University of Kent
  Ecology     University of Nottingham
  Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology     University of Exeter
  Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry     Newcastle University
  Conservation Biology     University of Nottingham
  Ecology (Research)     University of Worcester
  Green Chemistry, Energy and the Environment     Imperial College London
  Conservation and Biodiversity     University of Exeter
  Conservation and Tourism     University of Kent
  Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour     University of Liverpool
  Conservation Project Management     University of Kent
  Environmental Change, Impact and Adaptation     Aberystwyth University
  Conservation Management     Edge Hill University
  Forest Ecology and Management     Bangor University
  Wetland Science for Pollution Control     Bangor University
  Ecological Applications     Imperial College London
  Master of Philosophy (School of Applied Sciences)     Bournemouth University
  Biodiversity and Conservation with African Field Course (MRes)     University of Leeds
  Applied Wildlife Conservation     Anglia Ruskin University
  Species Identification and Survey Skills     University of Reading
  Conservation and Rural Development     University of Kent
  Conservation Science and Policy     University of Exeter
  Biodiversity and Conservation     University of Southampton
  Conservation and Resource Management (MRes)     University of Liverpool
  Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management     Newcastle University
  ...     ...

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