Applied Ecology

The programme is unique as it combines ecological theory and scientific methods with matters of administrative law.The programme focuses on the sustainable use of resources through the proper implementation of various measures. We examine the effects of human intervention in nature and the measures we can take to reduce any negative influence. We put an emphasis on ecological and scientific methods through the use of new technology and statistical methods.AtEvenstadyou will meet an international environment where both employees and fellow students share your enthusiasm for a common academic field.The proximity to nature, and a lively campus in which all activities revolve around forest and natural resource management, give you a unique opportunity to combine theory and practice, education and leisure.Teaching is conducted in English.
Application deadline

Application deadline is February 1st. 2020.

Documents must be uploaded before February 15th. 2020. You must fulfill all the admission requirements before February 15th 2020 to be considered for admission.

Formal prerequisites

To enter the programme, students are required to confirm the achievement of either:

  • A Norwegian bachelor degree or an education recognized as being equivalent to a Norwegian bachelor degree with an average weighted (ECTS credits) mark of at least C
  • An education recognized as three years of higher education in Norway
  • Education approved as equivalent to the above-mentioned degrees according to university law ยง 3-4.

The degree from higher education has to include the equivalent of at least 80 ECTS credits of the following subjects:

  • Minimum 4 ECTS-credit equivalents in statistics or similar topics
  • Minimum 76 ECTS-credit equivalents in ecology, forestry, biology, zoology, botany, evolution, wildlife biology, environmental sciences, additional statistics or other relevant topics

In cases where all or parts of the programme were approved with the use of the marks Pass / Fail, the applicants are admitted after individual assessment.

The study may be limited to a certain number of students decided yearly. In this case, the ranking of students will follow the average weighted (ECTS credits) marks from their degree in higher education.

English Language requirements

Applicants must document their proficiency in English at a certain level.

The English language requirements applies to all except applicants native to UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia or the nordic countries, who do not require to document any language proficiency.

You will find thelist of accepted courses and minimum scores accepted here.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City AtEvenstadyou will meet an international environment where both employees and fellow students share your enthusiasm for a common academic field.
Credits 120.0
Language of teaching English