Ecology and Evolution MSc


University of Groningen    Health and Life Sciences

Full time September MSc 2 years full time
Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Are you fascinated by the intricate relationship between organisms and their environment? Look no further than the Ecology and Evolution MSc programme offered by the Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES). This two-year programme delves into the dynamic fields of ecology and evolution, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to tackle global challenges such as biodiversity loss and climate change. With two specialized research tracks, Evolutionary Biology and Ecology & Conservation, you'll have the opportunity to conduct groundbreaking research and gain hands-on experience in diverse environments. Join this selective programme and pave your way towards a career in research or ecological conservation.

About the course

Which organisms are able to adapt to global change? How do birds decide when and where to migrate? When and why do individual differences in physiology or behaviour evolve?

This Master's degree programme has a selection procedure.

During the two-year Master's programme Ecology and Evolution you will gain insight into the living organism in relation to its environment. Ecology and evolution are strongly interdependent: without ecology, we cannot really understand natural selection; and without evolution, we cannot really understand the properties of organisms and their interaction with the environment. Ecology and evolution are relevant for all domains of the life sciences.

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Entry Requirements

English proficiency on VWO level is required.

An academic Bachelor's degree in Biology with a specialization in Ecology, Evolution or another related field. This is merely an indication of required background knowledge. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the master programme for which you applied.

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