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Forest Ecology

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course gives in-depth knowledge about the abiotic and biological factors that regulate the structure and function of boreal forests. The course includes: forest vegetation ecology, disturbance dynamics, soil science, mycology, entomology, climatology, conservation of forest biodiversity, excursions to natural and managed forests, inventory methods and an individual work. The course aims to those that will work as teacher, in forestry, nature conservation, sustainable land use, and research.

Application and eligibility

Forest Ecology, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

120 ECTS credits including 60 ECTS in Biology of which 15 ECTS in Ecology or 60 ECTS Earth science/physical geography and 15 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).

Selection

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

UMU-50112

Application

The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK33,750

Total fee

SEK33,750

Contact us

Contactpersons for the course are: Kristin Palmqvist, course coordinator

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