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Master's Degree in Ecology and Population Genetics

Oulun yliopisto | University of Oulu
Summary
2 years
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Autumn
Application deadline: Joint application
   
Full time
Oulu
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Master's Degree in Ecology and Population Genetics

Ecology and Population Genetics

Master's Degree in Ecology and Population Genetics

  • High quality research as a basis for ecology and genetics of endangered species
  • Relevant skills in molecular ecology and bioinformatics
  • Combination of field work in the arctic and subarctic and in old-growth boreal forests and mires as well as molecular lab work

International master’s degree programme in Ecology and Population Genetics (ECOGEN) is a two-year programme concentrating on conservation issues and population genetics of endangered animals and plants. The programme will give you relevant skills and core knowledge of the latest methods and tools in

The two-year programme has two specialisation options:

  1. Ecology
  2. Genetics

Optional courses make it possible to widen your expertise into:

  • aquatic ecology
  • microbial ecology
  • conservation ecology
  • restoration ecology
  • plant evolutionary genomics

The master’s programme is based on high quality and productive research in the fields of evolutionary ecology and genetics. Field research stations in natural reserves as well as Biodiversity Unit offer great opportunities for courses and research. Study environment is multicultural. ECOGEN provides positions as a trainee or a master’s thesis student, and an excellent background for PhD studies.

The skills gained in the master’s programme offer you a solid academic training and essential knowledge on wildlife conservation ecology and genetics, as well as their management. After graduation you are capable of evaluating risks, conducting management on small populations of endangered species, and doing research in the field and in lab. You are able to use molecular and bioinformatic tools.

Admission requirements

Visit the programme page to see the admission requirements and how to apply through an online joint application system at Studyinfo.fi. 

Degree / diploma

  • Master of Science

Costs

Tuition fee: for non-EU/EEA citizens 12000 euros

Oulun yliopisto | University of Oulu

Oulun yliopisto | University of Oulu

Oulun yliopisto | University of Oulu

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