Ecologists investigate the relationships between organisms and their environment. As a master’s student you will study how nature works. Both as an aim in itself and to develop the tools to predict and combat problems caused by pollution, biodiversity loss and climate change. You will study Ecology from a plant, animal and systems perspective. Ecological processes are investigated from the molecular level on to the regional and global scale, where field observations and experiments are used to identify ecosystems’ patterns and functions.
As a Master’s graduate in Ecology, you have a wide range of career options. The demand for ecologists is considerable these days. About 50 percent of our graduates continues their studies, pursuing a PhD project. Others (10-15%) find jobs in applied environmental sciences and the remaining in societally related fields. They deal with topics like:
In order to gain admission to one of our Master’s programmes, you will need to have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited research university including at least three full years of academic study amounting to a minimum of 180 ECTS or equivalent. We do not require a GRE or GMAT test score.
Please prepare the following documents. You can find an explanation of each document on theapplication page. All documents should be provided in English.
No work experience is required.
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