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Master´s Degree Thesis in Biology

  • Number of credits 30 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

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 according to instructions, 1 hp
Section 2. Execution, 29 hp

Application and eligibility

Master´s Degree Thesis in Biology, 30 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

15 January 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 180 ECTS credits including one of the courses Forest Ecology 5BI232 or Arctic ecosystems 5BI255, or these two courses Aquatic ecosystems 5BI180 and Aquatic Systems Ecology 5BI209. And one of the courses Evolutionary Biology 5BI203, Molecular ekology and evolution, 5BI244 or Ecological dynamics 5BI236. And Analysis of field data 5BI171. And a degree thesis at bachelor level, or equivalent.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. 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-50108

Application

Application deadline was 19 April 2022. 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 71,400

Total fee

SEK 71,400

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