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Ecosystem management

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2024

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course provides a broad knowledge of nature conservation work, and discusses and critically examines the scientific basis on which various nature conservation efforts rest. The focus is also placed on understanding the roles of various actors in nature conservation work, especially ecologists. The course includes an in-depth assignment where the students in groups independently analyze some aspect of the care and conservation of species and ecosystems, as well as excursions where nature conservation measures are studied in the field

Application and eligibility

Ecosystem management, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2024 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


20 March 2024


2 June 2024

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS including 60 ECTS Biology of which 30 ECTS Ecology or 60 ECTS earth science/ natural geography or environmental science and 30 ECTS ecology or equivalent knowledge. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

Entry requirements


Academic credits 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.

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2023. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 35,700

Total fee

SEK 35,700

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Course is given by
Ecology and environmental science
Contactperson for the course is:
Roland Jansson