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Degree Project in Marine Ecology

Course
Master’s level
30 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11550
Tuition
Full education cost: 60 500 SEK
First payment: 60 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application opens 15 March 2021

About

The course comprises one semester where the student performs and presents an independent scientific project within the topic of Biology aimed at Marine Ecology. The task could be:
• An experimental work or an analysis and evaluation of scientific data
• A critical literature review based on original articles.

The thesis project can be based on the Department of Marine Sciences, the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, at another department within the topic area, or externally at a company, institute or authority and is supervised by a scientifically schooled supervisor.

The finished project is presented in written form as a scientific report and through an oral presentation.

Upon agreement, the project can be prolonged to 45 or 60 points.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

After graduation

Facilities

The Gothenburg region offers proximity to a wide range of marine environments and our facilities include research stations and vessels.

More information about facilities

Exchange opportunities

The thesis project can also be conducted in other countries at Universities or authorities, upon agreement with a supervisor and the course coordinator.