The course will review the statistical methods applied in field experiments. The course aims are that the student will achieve basic knowledge and training in the design and planning of field experiments, inventories or monitoring programs and develop a capability to handle statistical analysis, and graphical presentation of field data with modern statistical software. The course includes a project work, in which students will analyze and write a report based on a real dataset.
120 ECTS including 60 ECTS in Biology of which 30 ECTS in Ecology or 60 ECTS Earth science/physical geography or Environmental science and 30 ECTS in ecology, or equivalent knowledge.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section). Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
The online application opens 15 March 2021 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 April 2021.
Application and tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.