Ecology and Conservation

  • Duration: Fall semester
  • Fall semester
  • ECTS 30 ECTS
  • Application period 1 May for the fall semester (August-December) 15 October for the spring semester (January-June)

About the course

This study program will get you expertise about:

  • Ecological theory with special emphasis on conservation, biogeography, evolutionary biology and population dynamics;
  • Existing conflicts between man and the environment on a global perspective;
  • Current issues and scientific methods in ecology and wildlife research.

 

 

Would you like to apply?

Contact the university's exchange coordinator or international office to find out if you are eligible for exchange studies at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University). Applications can be submitted for one campus only.

Practical information

The study is a full time basic study at bachelor level extending 4 months and consisting of 30 ECTS credits. The study is given each fall (from mid-August to mid-December). We offer various courses that can be combined to complete the present study program of 30 ECTS. In addition we offer a Norwegian language course of 5 ECTS.

Courses

Emner

Studiepoeng År 1

Learning outcome

At completion of the study module a candidate will gain the following learning outcome. Knowledege about: 1) Ecological theory with special emphasis on conservation, biogeography, evolutionary biology and population dynamics; 2) Existing conflicts between man and the environment on a global perspective; 3) Current issues and scientific methods in ecology and wildlife research. Candidates will acquire the following skills: 1) capacity of planning and carrying out a minor scientific study;  2) capacity to plan data collection in the field and apply basic statistical methods; 3) capacity to analytically and critically interpret scientific results; 4) capacity to reflect on current threats to biodiversity and critically propose and discuss possible solutions 

Admission requirements

To enter the study it is required that the student can confirm to have fulfilled at least one year at a university or university college in the world within the fields of wildlife biology, biology, ecology, evolution, forestry, agriculture, environmental sciences or likewise, or have achieved the bachelor degree in such sciences. We encourage national students with equivalent competence to apply.

Please contact the international office for more information about this course

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Price

No tuition, but semester fee is required