In this programme, students are trained to gain the systematic and taxonomic expertise needed in our society to be able to take action against loss of biodiversity.
This study programme is directed to students who are interested in a career as:
- nature conservation manager - public administrator or private consultant,
- officer at government agencies - Environmental Protection Agency or
- non-governmental organizations - World Wildlife Foundation, Nature Conservation Organizations,
- manager of biodiversity infrastructures or
- want to pursue an academic career as museum curator or university researcher.
Some Master’s students who achieve high results carry on with a research career after having completed their Master's studies. The first step towards a career in research is to take a PhD at the University of Oslo or at a university abroad. Read more about the PhD programme at the University of Oslo.