A student with fulfilled qualifications will have the following learning outcome:
• has in-depth knowledge of the consept of wildlife management and the legal framework and international treaties concerning wildlife
• has knowledge on different monitoring systems of wildlife populations
• has in-depth knowledge of the societal conflicts arising from both large carnivores and other wildlife in Scandinavia, Europe and worldwide
• has knowledge of wildlife as a resource in a historical and contemporary perspective • has knowledge of the most important requirements for ensuring a sustainable harvest of game species
• is able to present and discuss different views and opinions regarding wildlife management and the human dimension of large carnivores
• is able to assess different management regimes and elucidate different monitoring systems • has a general understanding of the historical and contemporary view of wildlife as a resource
National and international legislation regimes.
Historical premises for wildlife management and wildlife as a resource today.
Human dimensions of wildlife management.
Conflicts regarding large carnivores and other wildlife in the Nordic countries and worldwide
Wildlife monitoring systems and harvest.
Teaching and working methods
Lectures, seminars, excursions.
80% attendance to lectures and seminars. All excursions and 3 exercises/presentations are mandatory
Grading according to ECTS-system on scale A-E for passed and F for failed.