Fakultet for miljøvitenskap og naturforvaltning (MINA)
Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA)

Master's programme: Ecology
Compulsory courses for students starting autumn 2022:
YearSemester5 ects10 ects15 ects20 ects25 ects30 ects
22024Spring parallelMASTER'S
January block
2023Autumn parallel
August block
12023June block 
Spring parallelMINA
January blockMINA321 *
2022Autumn parallelNATF
August blockECOL302
Compulsory courses
Suggested course combination:
(Schedule conflicts between courses have not been taken into account)

· Tropical Ecology

· Tropical Ecology and Management of Natural Resources

· Entomology and Forest Ecology

· Population and Landscape Ecology

· Plant Ecophysiology

· Freshwater Ecology and Ecotoxicology

· Environmental Pollution

* MINA320 can be taken in the autumn semester by students who speak Norwegian.

In addition at least one of the following 300-level courses must be taken in order to obtain a Master's degree in Ecology. It is required that students have obtained the prerequisites to their 300-level course.
BOT340Photobiology10 ects  Autumn parallel
ECOL330Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Conservation5 ects  Autumn parallel
ECOL380The Ecology and Management of Rivers and Lakes10 ects  Spring parallel
FMI310Environmental Pollutants and Ecotoxicology10 ects  Spring parallel
LAA370Landscape Ecology15 ects  Spring parallel
NATF320Ecology and Management of Natural Resources in the Tropics10 ects  Spring parallel
NATF350Human Wildlife Interactions5 ects  Spring parallel
SKOG304Forest Ecology10 ects  Spring parallel
ZOOL300Ecological Entomology10 ects  Autumn parallel
ZOOL310Behavioural and Population Ecology10 ects  Autumn parallel

Recommended courses in statistics (not mandatory):
ECOL340Exploring and Analyzing Data in Ecology and Natural Resource Management5 ects  Autumn parallel
STAT200Regression Analysis5 ects  January block
STAT210Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance5 ects  August block
STAT340Applied methods in statistics10 ects  Spring parallel

The students work with a 60 credits Master’s thesis the second year of the program.

Programme coordinator 2022: Bischof, Richard
Student advisor 2022: Arestøl, Espen

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Studieprogrammer ved MINA
studieåret 2022/2023:

  - Fornybar energi
  - Miljøvitenskap
  - Skogfag
  - Økologi og naturforvaltning
  - Fornybar energi
  - Miljøvitenskap
  - Naturbasert reiseliv
  - Naturforvaltning
  - Skogfag
  - Økologi
This structure is only valid for the students starting autumn 2022. It is also possible to watch the structure for other year classes:

· Start of study 2024
(Subject to change)

· Start of study 2023
(Subject to change)

· Start of study 2022 *

· Start of study 2021

· Start of study 2020

· Start of study 2019

· Start of study 2018

· Start of study 2017

· Start of study 2016

· Start of study 2015

· Start of study 2014

· Start of study 2013

· Start of study 2012

· Start of study 2011

· Start of study 2010

· Start of study 2009

· Start of study 2008

· Start of study 2007

· Start of study 2006

· Start of study 2006
(Master's programme: Ecology)

· Start of study 2006
(Master's programme: Tropical Ecology and Management of Natural Resources)