Masters Programs in Biodiversity

Compare 7 Masters Programs in Biodiversity

A Master of Science is an advanced degree that can be earned in about two years of schooling following a bachelor program. For many students, obtaining an MSc is the culmination of years of study and work, and it may help lead to incredible educational and professional opportunities.

What is an MSc in Biodiversity? This educational program helps students understand how the diverse ecosystems that exist in our world influence both human and wildlife populations. Students also learn how to manage and protect these ecosystems. Possible courses may include evolution and biodiversity, ecosystem health and sustainability, conservation ethics, environmental law, and climate change policy. Some MSc programs also require students to complete a dissertation or final research project to complete their degree requirements.

Earning an MSc can be advantageous for students as they learn how to use advanced scientific techniques to better understand the world. Students also discover new ways of looking at and solving problems, which can help make students indispensable in their future careers.  

The cost to earn an MSc can vary for each student, as factors such as the location of the school and the length of the program can affect the final cost. Students interested in earning this degree are advised to research their potential school to understand the financial obligation of their education.

Students who graduate with a Master of Science in Biodiversity are often well-suited for careers in education, conservation, ecotourism, science, research, and consultation. Possible job titles include conservation warden, field survey worker, ecologist, hydrologist, environmental educator, zookeeper, and conservation officer. Some graduates may choose to continue their education and earn a PhD to become highly qualified experts in their field.

If you are interested in protecting people, the environment, and wildlife as development continues around the world, then this degree may be a good fit for you. To find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Nature Conservation

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Nature Conservation (NCO) master´s degree programme is open for bachelor´s degree-holders with a background in ecology, biology, zoology, botany, conservation biology, landscape ecology or environmental sciences. [+]

Masters in Biodiversity. Nature Conservation (NCO) master´s degree programme is open for bachelor´s degree-holders with a background in ecology, biology, zoology, botany, conservation biology, landscape ecology or environmental sciences. The NCO programme is best suited for those wishing to acquire advanced knowledge and research-based skills in nature conservation. The NCO programme provides a solid understanding in both applied and theory-based resource conservation and management, based on principles of applied landscape ecology. NCO is an accredited degree programme required for practice of management of protected landscape areas with the Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic, the EU and applicable international locations as well. The studies center on sustainable natural resources; students will acquire advanced knowledge on a range of methods for conserving the biosphere, applied landscape ecology, land reclamation, game management, and methods of environmental assessment. In addition to applied biological disciplines, the courses emphasise legislation, the economy and the use of GIS tools. Due to the field’s wide scope, graduates will have very good success at many institutions which deal with the conservation of nature and landscapes. They will be able to find and process information from various industries and transform multidisciplinary knowledge into practice in modern nature conservation. Suitable for graduates of following bachelor programmes and similar fields of study: Ecology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Zoology, Botany, Conservation Biology, Landscape Ecology, Natural Sciences [-]

Masters In Marine Biology: Biodiversity And Conservation

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Master's Degree in Marine Biology: Biodiversity and Conservation by the University of La Laguna brings together in its approach the great experience of more than forty years of teaching and research in this field developed in the ULL. It will have a strong character of practical and applied training. [+]

The Master's Degree in Marine Biology: Biodiversity and Conservation by the University of La Laguna Gathers in its approach the great experience of more than forty years of teaching and research in this field developed in the ULL. It will have a strong character of practical and applied training. The student will acquire a sound knowledge of marine biodiversity, particularly the Atlantic-Mediterranean environment, and will also master the tools of know-how in the field of management, conservation and conservation, research and teaching related to the environment , Biodiversity and marine resources. Admission profile. This Master is aimed at those students who are interested in specializing in Marine Biology and the conservation of biodiversity with a view to acquiring knowledge and skills that also allow them to be incorporated into the world of work and which also enables them to delve into fundamental techniques Research, development and innovation in Biodiversity. The Master is preferably addressed to Graduates or Graduates in Biology, but can also access other graduates (RD 1393/2007, Art. 16), preferably those covering aspects related to biological subjects, such as Graduates or Graduates in Marine Sciences and Environmental Sciences. The required or recommended different subjects of the Master, contained in its teaching guide, prerequisites indicate the background needed and provide a reference for the student. Profile of egress. Expert in the knowledge of marine biodiversity, its use, management, management and conservation. GOALS To know scientifically the structure and function of marine ecosystems, the factors that can potentially affect them and... [-]

Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation in Action

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 United Kingdom London UK Online + 1 more

This course is designed for those looking for an interdisciplinary programme at the interface of social and ecological systems. [+]

Masters in Biodiversity. This course combines expert teaching with unique experiences of work in real environmental and conservation settings to develop your ability to evaluate the biological and social processes that underpin interactions between biodiversity loss and human society. You will learn to gather and analyse quantitative and qualitative genomic ecological and social data; skills which are at the forefront of current research in conservation science and evolutionary biology. You will gain invaluable practical experience through our field trips, spending one month in Mauritius to work on a real research project, with an additional week in Jersey to learn about captive animal management and the role of zoos in conservation. The programme is suitable for: students who have a strong interest in evolutionary processes on biodiversity and conservation graduates of biology and related degrees professionals working within NGOs or research institutes who wish to further develop their skills [-]

Masters In Mediterranean Agro-forestry-pastoral

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Santarem

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity. [+]

Duration: 2 Years Benefits: Accommodation and Portuguese Language Course (30 hours) Education provided in Portuguese: Rates *: Application -35 € Annual - 1000 € (without accommodation) 3000 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € Education provided in English: Rates *: Application -35 € Annual - 3500 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € * The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation Goals: Students of the master's degree in Agro-Silvo-Pastoralism Mediterranean, among others, acquire: Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity; Ability to integrate and harmonize agricultural production systems, forestry and livestock with the values ​​of biodiversity protection, animal welfare, conservation of natural resources, environmental services, aimed at sustainable development; Ability to use appropriately the principles of integration, holistic concepts, analytical instruments, techniques, including ICT, management of multifunctional systems and products with added value and environment-friendly; programmability and development studies and applied research, application of knowledge in solving problems based on scientific rigor, critical thinking, teamwork, work ethic and learning throughout life; Professional training provided with scientific and technical skills in the job market, fall under the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), in globalization, increased population growth in scientific and technological development, consumer demand, preservation the environment and rational use of natural resources. [-]

Master of Engineering Leadership in Green Bio-Products

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Green Bio-Products is an intensive one-year degree program that will equip you with the technical and leadership skills required to contribute to the growing bio-economy. [+]

Masters in Biodiversity. The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Green Bio-Products is an intensive one-year degree program that will equip you with the technical and leadership skills required to contribute to the growing bio-economy. UBC is a world leader in creating innovative value from forest biomass, and graduates of this program will take their place as technical leaders and sector specialists in this growing industry. Propel Your Career Forward This unique master’s degree program will: help you acquire the skills to develop advanced technical processes and product ideas and take on senior project management roles; broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain; provide a dynamic learning environment that includes working on collaborative projects with students and faculty; offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts; and help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication. Eligibility Requirements You are eligible for this program if you meet the MEL admission requirements and you have: an undergraduate degree in applied science, science or forestry, such as chemical and biological engineering, forestry, wood products processing, chemistry or plant science; and three or more years of relevant work experience. As a graduate of this program, you will have the skills to take your career to the next level – working as an industry leader who is a peer to your engineering team members and confidently managing projects. Course Information... [-]

Master’s Degree in Biology

McGovern Education Group
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Oklahoma City

The Master of Science in Biology explores the structure, function and evolution of diverse living systems, including genetic engineering, stem cell research, obesity, cancer and effects of global warming. [+]

The Master of Science in Biology explores the structure, function and evolution of diverse living systems, including genetic engineering, stem cell research, obesity, cancer and effects of global warming. A MS degree in Biology prepares students to pursue a career in research, teaching or the allied health sciences. Students are offered a range of lecture courses that span the molecular, physiological and ecological levels of organization. Students also complete laboratory courses that help them learn how to design and test hypotheses, use modern scientific equipment, and interpret data. Finally, students learn scientific communication skills by critiquing research articles, writing laboratory reports and research papers, and participating in oral presentations and debates. Tuition for a Master’s of Science in Biology degree starts at $22,000 USD per academic year, although international scholarships are available for highly qualified applicants. Questions? Would you like to speak with an American counselor about this degree program? We’re a team of American counselors who are trained to help international students find the ideal degree program at a respected American university at a tuition price you can afford. Did you know there are more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States? We partner with hundreds of safe, affordable, and respected American universities that offer ranked programs, international scholarships, and provide job placement services for graduates. We can fast track your application at hundreds of partner US universities. Our American counselors are waiting to provide unlimited one-on-one assistance at no cost. FREE degree program counseling FREE university... [-]

Master of Animal Science

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months January 2018 Australia Wagga Wagga + 1 more

CSU's Master of Animal Science aims to promote advanced critical reflection on professional practice in the animal industries, preparing graduates for leadership positions. [+]

Masters in Biodiversity. CSU's Master of Animal Science aims to promote advanced critical reflection on professional practice in the animal industries, preparing graduates for leadership positions. Why study this course? The Master of Animal Science aims to: provide opportunity to continue lifelong learning in keeping with the University's mission statement meet the educational needs of professionals working in the ever-evolving animal industries promote the acquisition of advanced analytical, problem solving skills and conceptual insights that will enable students to assume positions of leadership within the animal industries encourage excellence in scholarship and/or focused research within the candidate's discipline area. The course is designed to: extend students' knowledge of the disciplines which form the basis of their profession provide the requirements for planning and implementing a small research project facilitate knowledge of methods for the analysis of data sets and their interpretation develop concepts in animal production to an advanced level of understanding of areas specific to the students' coursework develop skills in the presentation of material to practitioners within the animal industries ranging from those involved in research through to those working with farming communities. Whole Farm Consultancy option CSU's School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is offering postgraduate training in Whole Farm Consultancy, particularly aimed at veterinarians and agricultural graduates who would like to offer consultancy services to their clients. The farm consultancy studies will be offered as a specific program within the postgraduate Animal Science courses. Successful participants will receive a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master of... [-]