M.A. Biology and Ecology with Natural Conservation

University of Maribor

Application deadline: Call for applications has been published on May 31st; Deadline for applicants: September 2nd; Enrollment: September 30th 2013. More at: http://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/Call-for-application-in-Postgraduate-Study-Programmes-of-UM-13_14.aspx
Tuition fee:
  • € 2,323 / Year (EEA)
  • € 2,323 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2014
Credits: 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • Slovenian
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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The main competences of the graduates of the programme are: ability of independent solution of complex research problems in biology, ecology and nature conservation, understanding of ecosystem functioning and its biodiversity and ability of sustainable management with the natural resources and ecosystem preservation. The master programme Biology and Ecology with Nature Conservationconsists of obligatory courses and elective courses. The courses are grouped into two modules, namely module Biology and module Ecology with Nature Conservation. The student is free to choose 5 elective courses in module Biology and 5 elective courses in module Ecology and Nature Conservation.

Contents

The courses of the master programme are grouped into two modules, namely module Biology and module Ecology with Nature Conservation.

Each module consists of obligatory and elective courses. There are 5 elective courses in module Biology and 5 elective courses in module Ecology and Nature Conservation.

Obligatory courses in both modules are as follows:Methods of scientific research in biology (6 ECTS), Microbiology (5 ECTS), Biodiversity in Slovenia (8 ECTS), Citology and histology (8 ECTS), Individul research work (10 ECTS), Master Thesis (20 ECTS).

Courses in the Module Biology: Biology of plants (6 ECTS), Biology of animals (6 ECTS), Plant ecophysiology (8 ECTS), Animal ecophysiology (8 ECTS). The student is free to choose 5 elective courses (each with 7 ECTS).

Courses in the Module Ecology with Nature Conservation: Soil ecology (7 ECTS), Nature conservation legislation (5 ECTS), Conservation biology (8 ECTS), Landscape ecology (8 ECTS). The student is free to choose 5 elective courses (each with 7 ECTS).

Elective courses: Arachnology, Biochemistry of proteins and enzymes, Membrane biology, Insect biology, Ecophysiology of arthropods, Karst ecology, Ecology of hypogean habitats, Organic agriculture, Ecoremediations, Ecotoxicology, Entomology and nature conservation, Ethology, Ex situ conservation of plants, Geobotany, Forest entomology, Selected chapters of physiological plant ecology, Animal communication, Limnology, Modelling of environmental systems, Pollutants in living environment, Nature conservation within the cultural landscape, Sensory systemsTerrestrial habitats.

Requirements

Required is one of the following options:

* Successfully completed undergraduate university programme on biology, ecology, nature conservation, veterinary science, agriculture, forestry or university programme on medicine.
* Successfully completed undergraduate university programme on other natural sciences and exams of Botany I (5 ECTS), Botany II (5 ECTS), Zoology I (5 ECTS), Zoology II (5 ECTS), Plant Ecology (5 ECTS), and Animal Ecology (5 ECTS).
* Successfully completed undergraduate programme on biology, ecology, nature conservation, veterinary science, agriculture or forestry.
* Successfully completed undergraduate programme on other natural sciences and exams of Botany I (5 ECTS), Botany II (5 ECTS), Zoology I (5 ECTS), Zoology II (5 ECTS), Plant Ecology (5 ECTS), and Animal Ecology (5 ECTS).

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The study programme has been accredited by the Slovene National Agency of Quality Assurance.

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