Biology, Aquatic Ecology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 14819
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
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This Biology, Aquatic Ecology Master's programme at Lund University has two specialisations; Limnology and Marine Ecology. It provides knowledge on current theories and models of aquatic ecosystems, the relation between watershed, atmosphere, lakes and streams, interactions between humankind and aquatic ecosystems, and water management.
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About

Special features of the Biology, Aquatic Ecology programme at Lund University:
  • Close collaboration with research groups on state-of-the-art scientific approaches to current environmental issues
  • Derivation of guidelines for sustainable fisheries management
  • Hands-on laboratory training and risk assessment in ecotoxicological issues in aquatic environments
  • Designing restoration projects in aquatic watersheds.
Career prospects

After graduation many students of marine ecology/limnology find employment within the water management sector, e.g. as ecologists in municipal or county councils or in consulting agencies. In these positions your assignments could include environmental monitoring, consulting on matters concerning water and assessment of measures that may affect the water environment. The programme also provides a solid grounding that prepares you for doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Year 1

Autumn

  • Marine Ecology
  • Fisheries Ecology

Spring

  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Water Management

Year 2

Autumn

  • Limnology
  • Fisheries Ecology or Ecotoxicology or Processing and- Analysis of Biological Data and Modelling Biological Systems

Spring

  • Degree Project in Aquatic Ecology

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

  • A Bachelor´s degree including 90 credits in Biology including Cell Biology, Genetics and Microbiology 15 credits, Ecology 15 credits, Botany 15 credits and Zoology 15 credits, and in addition 5 credits in Statistics.
  • English 6/English Course B.

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Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 14819 International
  • Free EEA
SEK 290 000
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