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Aquatic Ecology

Linnaeus University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Linnaeus University

Program description

Aquatic Ecology

This important Master of Science program from Linnaeus University will help future researchers and decision makers contribute to the better management of the world's water resources. The intensive and advanced program is international and multidisciplinary, covering current topics in aquatic microbiology, marine ecology and environmental policies.The program also covers:

  • Advanced systematics
  • Resources and ecology of marine waters
  • Function and evolution of different aquatic systems
  • Newest molecular advances in the field
  • Simulation modelling and ecological applications

In the second year of study students will carry out a written thesis in fields related to research interests at the Marine Science Centre at Linnaeus University.

Admission requirements

General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements:

  • 90 credits in Biology/Ecology/Microbiology, including an independent project/degree project worth at least 15 credits or the equivalent.
  • English B/6 or equivalent.

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Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Science (Two Year) Degree in Biology.

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Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located. We offer a modern university, with the highest possible quality in education....

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351 95 Växjö

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