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Masters in Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Uppsala
English
Masters in Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Program description

Masters in Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Do you want to contribute to the sustainable management of the world’s fish and wildlife resources? The programme will prepare you for a career in the many governmental and non-governmental organisations involved!

What importance do fish and wildlife have on the community? How can we handle fish and wildlife populations in a sustainable way?

By combining both theory and practical methods, this programme provide students with a good knowledge in ecology, management and conservation of fish and wildlife, as well as knowledge of the laws and conventions both in Sweden and abroad.

Admission requirements

General entry requirements: A Bachelor´s degree from an internationally recognized university.

Specific entry requirements for the master program Management of fish and wildlife populations:

  • 60 credits in Biology including at least 15 credits in ecology, or
  • 60 credits in Forest Sciences including at least 15 credits in ecology, or
  • 60 credits in Environmental Sciences including at least 15 credits in ecology, or
  • 60 credits in Natural Resource Management including at least 15 credits in ecology

and English 6 from Swedish upper secondary school or equivalent.


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Program content

The programme covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level. It includes obligatory courses, a Master’s thesis and elective courses.

The programme targets both Swedish and international students. It is offered by the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, where approximately 60 researchers and PhD students actively conduct research in the fields of fish and wildlife management, human dimensions, and biological conservation.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens:

  • First instalment: 67 800 SEK 
  • Total programme: 271 000 SEK

Career opportunities

Some of our students have gone on to PhD studies - our very active and international research provides many possibilities, all the way up to launching a career in fish and wildlife research. Other students have gone on to active roles in today’s fish and wildlife management, finding careers in local, regional and national governmental agencies responsible for natural resource management, environmental non-governmental organisations dealing with conservation issues at the national or international level, associations of hunters or fishermen, landowner associations, private companies active in natural resource management (e.g. forestry and hydropower companies), and nature tourism enterprises.

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SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Arrheniusplan 4
750 07 Uppsala
Sweden

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