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Master´s Degree Thesis in Biology

  • Number of credits 60 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

During the course the student performs and presents a scientific study on the subject by applying knowledge and skills acquired during their studies. This occurs in conditions similar to those in a vocational situation. The course also includes review and comment on a similar work.

The course is divided into the following sections:

Section 1. Project Description as instructed 1hp

Section 2. Execution 29 hp

Section 3. Execution and presentation 30hp

Application and eligibility

Master´s Degree Thesis in Biology, 60 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

16 January 2023

Ends

14 January 2024

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 180 ECTS credits including

one of the courses Forest Ecology or Arctic ecosystems, or these two courses Aquatic ecosystems and Aquatic Systems Ecology

And one of the courses Evolutionary Biology, Molecular ekology and evolution, or Ecological dynamics 

And Analysis of field data 

And a degree thesis at bachelor level, or equivalent. 

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies. Entry requirements

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-50151

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 17 October 2022. How to apply

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 71,400

Total fee

SEK 142,800

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Course is given by
Ecology and environmental science
Contactperson for the course is:
Pär Byström