The master's degree Biodiversity is intended primarily for holders of bachelor's degrees or equivalent undergraduate degrees in branches of life sciences, environmental sciences or related disciplines, and for professionals in education, public administration, NGOs, environmental consulting, etc., who are interested in the latest high-quality training in the study and conservation of biodiversity.
This master's degree offers two possible specializations:
The program also offers students a wide range of highly specific optional subjects.
To acquire advanced multidisciplinary training designed to begin research in the area of biodiversity, its conservation and management.
Number of ECTS credits awarded: 60
Language(s) of instruction: Catalan, Spanish and English
Number of places available: 60
Faculty or school: Faculty of Biology
Master's degree course homepage: http://www.ub.edu/estudis/mastersuniversitaris/biodiversitat/
Students interested in applying should have previous academic training in one or more areas of life sciences, experimental sciences or environmental sciences.
In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/29 October 2007, students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master's degree courses:
Applicants should hold one of the following official undergraduate degrees, or a direct equivalent issued outside Spain:
Holders of university diplomas and technical engineering qualifications will be required to complete bridging courses with a total value of up to 30 ECTS credits. These courses will consist of subjects currently offered as part of the EHEA bachelor's degree in Biology and are intended to give students the basic understanding of botany, zoology and ecology needed for the master's degree subjects.