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Disease Ecology

Linnaeus University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree

Program description

Disease EcologyDisease Ecology - Master's Degree from Linnaeus University

Prepare for doctorate training and a future scientific career in disease ecology with this advanced master's program from Linnaeus University.

The program will deepen students' knowledge of ecology, evolution and molecular biology in order to examine the role diseases play in wildlife, domestic animals and humans. It will also cover:

  • Multidisciplinary aspects of disease ecology, from veterinary and human medicine to molecular biology and ecology.
  • Current research topics in the subject field.
  • How populations and species are influenced by and cope with diseases.
  • How climate change and human activities drive the distribution and emergence of disease.

Admission requirements

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

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

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Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Science Degree (120 credits) with specialization in Disease Ecology.

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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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