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Conservation biology

120 credits

New Master's student 2018. Information (pdf)

You will learn how to use modern ecology and genetics within maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. The master's programme provides a foundation for continued higher studies as well as for a diverse range of other careers within the public sector, forestry, agriculture and consultancy.

Completed Master's Degree Projects in Biology

Prerequisites and application at Lund University course database

Course overview, Master student's in Biology (pdf)

Recommended course of study

Year 1



Year 2



Degree requirements

Courses corresponding to 120 credits, of which should encompass

  • 60 cr. advanced level courses in Biology of which BIOR69 and BIOR83 are mandatory
  • 30 cr. Degree project
  • 30 cr. optional courses or continuation of Degree project

Degree requirements detailed information (pdf; kB)

Degree title

Master of Science (Two Years) Major: Biology with specialization in Conservation Biology

Page Manager:

Study coordinator

Lotta Persmark
Study advisor
Education office

Telehone: +46 46-222 37 28
E-mail: Lotta [dot] Persmark [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Programme coordinator

Ola Olsson
Associate Professor, Senior lecturer

Telphone: +46 46-222 37 74
E-mail: ola [dot] olsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se