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

Master's programme: Ecology
Field of study: General Ecology
Compulsory courses for students starting autumn 2019:
YearSemester5 ects10 ects15 ects20 ects25 ects30 ects
22021Spring parallelMASTER'S
January block
2020Autumn parallel
August block
12020June block 
Spring parallelECOL
January block 
2019Autumn parallelECOL
August blockNATF300
Compulsory courses
Field of study:

· General ecology

· Tropical Ecology
and Management of
Natural Resources

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
ECOL350Restoration Ecology5 ects  Autumn parallel
ECOL380The Ecology and Management of Rivers and Lakes10 ects  Spring parallel
FMI309Environmental Pollutants and Ecotoxicology10 ects  Jan bl + spr p
FMI310Environmental Pollutants and Ecotoxicology - with Term Paper15 ects  Jan bl + spr p
LAA370Landscape 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 2019: Tone Birkemoe
Student advisor 2019: Espen Arestøl

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This structure is only valid for the students starting autumn 2019. It is also possible to watch the structure for other year classes:

· Start of study 2021
(Subject to change)

· 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)