The Master in Biodiversity Conservation provides specialized teaching, with a marked practical content, in biological diversity and species conservation through an original set of views on the problem of sixth extinction.
It addresses the most current knowledge of biodiversity at different levels of organization, from basic or applied approaches and always through the most recent techniques (GIS, remote sensing, molecular genetics, advanced statistics).
The ultimate goal is to provide the student with the most advanced practical and conceptual tools for immediate professional performance, either in research, or in management, both in public administration, as in any entity or company involved in conservation and restoration projects of the biodiversity
It is aimed at university graduates in Environmental Sciences, Geography, Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Geology, Chemistry, Veterinary, Marine Sciences, Forestry Engineers, Forestry, Agronomists, Industrialists, Chemists. They may also take the master's degree, taking the training supplement tailored to each case, senior graduates in Social and Legal Sciences who are interested in developing their professional activity in any of the many manifestations that are part of the Conservation Biology.
It is recommended, in all cases, to possess a minimum of naturalistic and biological knowledge, as well as interest in the problems arising from the current environmental crisis. Equally important is mastery of basic computer tools, as well as general mathematical and statistical principles.
The ID i, carried out in Public Research Organizations, as well as in private entities and companies, will be the main recipient of the personnel trained in the master's degree, which will allow students to reach the level of accredited experts in Conservation Biology and It will facilitate joining doctoral programs.
In addition, the labor market for the professional practice of graduates in the master's degree has numerous employment sites, among which are:
environmental administration (Ministry of Environment and related, Provincial Delegations thereof, protected natural areas, state and local administration);
the environmental business fabric, especially environmental consultants;
the environmental education sector, both from the private and public sectors;
NGOs of an environmental nature and their need for highly qualified personnel;
other environmental biotechnological or analytical companies, both laboratory, territorial and engineering.