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Masters degrees in Ecotoxicology administer training for managing toxins within the environment and various ecosystems. They include analyses of tolerance and adaptation of animal, human, plant, and microbial habitats in relation to both naturally-occurring and anthropogenic (man-made) substances.
Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant science subject, though professional experience may also be accepted.
Programmes in this field examine the effects of chemicals on biological systems, to predict ecological consequences on regional national, and international scales. You will explore methods across a range of disciplines including organic chemistry, molecular genetics, and ecology, providing you with a wealth of transferrable skills suited to a range of careers.
This includes a combination of fieldwork, lab testing and industrial placement. From this, you will gain practical experience of surveying methods including GIS (Geographic Information Systems), data analysis, and 3D modelling. You will refine these skills through research, risk assessment and report writing, developing your academic abilities.
Careers may include consultancy and policy-making within government agencies and NGOs, risk assessment and management for private companies, or careers in research and academia.
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The Master in Conservation Biology, specialization Ecology, Monitoring and Management of Ecosystems aims at providing a critical and conceptually-based understanding of structure, functioning, monitoring, and management of ecosystems submitted to various natural and anthropogenic pressures, in the framework of biodiversity conservation.
This International Master’s in Applied Ecology is a two-year course that brings together six leading universities from across the world to train you as a specialist who will go on to lead ecological projects in a wide range of environments.
The Master's Degree Programme in Biology of Environmental Change (BEC) is a new research-oriented programme that aims to increase student's knowledge of biological and biogeochemical aspects of the state of the environment.
From its years of academic research and industrial consultancy experience as one of the main UK Marine Technology Centres, the University recognises the need for an interdisciplinary approach to both the development and the protection of ocean resources.
This joint European programme provides the opportunity to study in Southampton, Bilbao, Liege and Bordeaux. This is the course page for MSc Marine Environment and Resources at the University of Southampton.
Our aquatic ecosystems are under threat. If you want to face the issues of pollution, overfishing and climate change from the frontline – and take your studies and experience to postgraduate level too –then this MSc Applied Aquatic Biology course will meet your ambitions.
This MRes Advanced Biological Sciences lets you take your enthusiasm deeper with a research project carried out over a full calendar year supported by 4 modules that further develop your skills and knowledge.
The world is experiencing important ecological and environmental challenges. To address them we need to expand and link scientific knowledge with practice, for example in the areas of environmental consultancy, policy implementation and development, and fundamental ecological and environmental research.
The Jersey International Centre of Advanced Studies has created a fresh and exciting research-led programme of study aimed at producing the next generation of global thinkers and problem solvers.
University Bourgogne Franche-Comte (UBFC) is a public university federating 7 Higher Education and Research (HER) Institutions operating in the Bourgogne - Franche-Comte (BFC) Region