StudyQA — Master: Marine Ecology — Nord University (University of Nordland)

Marine Ecology

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Deadline: Feb 1, 2023
StudyQA ranking:1673 Duration:2 years

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The objective of the programme is to provide students with scientific and practical skills in frontier research and understanding relevant to biophysical interactions in the ocean, environmental protection and management. The programme aims at investigating the basic functioning of High North marine habitats and their sensitivity to climate and anthropogenic effects by using novel platforms in ocean science and molecular genomics.

The MSc comprises e.g. lectures, group work, tutorials, laboratory practise, and self-tuition. The master's courses (3xx-level) are taught in 4-5 blocks per semester, i.e. four-day seminars with appr. 15 hours per block.

The programme includes three compulsory courses: Scientific Communication and Research Methodsy, Biophysical Interactions and Evolutionary Genetics. In addition students will choose 30 credits elective courses. The Master's thesis comprises a supervised independent scientific work of 60 credits.

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in biological sciences, and have minima of 60 ECTS credits biological courses, 5 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics as well as 10 ECTS credits chemistry. The average mark must be C or better either for the entire degree or on the core of the 60 ECTS specialisation.
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Deadline: Dec 1, 2022 127 place StudyQA ranking: 4988