During the course, the student conducts and presents a scientific investigation by applying knowledge and skills acquired during previous studies. The working process will be similar to a work setting. The student will review scientific literature, and analyze and evaluate results and theories within the subject of choice. The investigation will be presented in a written report, which will also be defended at a seminar.
180 ECTS credits including one of the courses Forest Ecology 5BI155, Arctic ecosystems 5BI126, or Aquatic ecosystems 5BI180 and Aquatic Systems Ecology 5BI181, one of the courses Evolutionary Biology 5BI097 or ecological dynamics 5BI135 and course analysis of field data 5BI171, as well as a degree thesis at bachelor level, or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. When 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.