Forest and Nature Conservation (MFN) / MSc

MSc Common part

»  Planning programme common part

Common Part

RO0: Choose 0 - 5 courses in consultation with your study adviser
RO1: Choose either YMC-60300 and YMC-60809 or YMC-60400 in consultation and agreement with the study adviser, depending on prior training or relevant working experience. If you choose YMC-60400 you have to choose at least ECS-65500 (Argumentation Skills)
YMC-60300 and YMC-60400 are umbrella codes. Instead, choose and register for 3 credits or 6 credits modular skills (MOS) courses. For an overview of possible MOS courses please see YMC-60300
RO2: Choose 1 internship or choose a second thesis. Replacement of internship by a second thesis is subject to approval by the study adviser
Note 1. There is a special track MSc European Forestry, ask your study adviser for information
Note 2. There is a possibility to apply for the Climate-KIC certificate issued by the European Institute of Technology. This certificate is awarded if you meet specific admission requirements and complete extracurricular study activities, including a summer school and a series of seminars. Ask your study adviser for information.


CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
REG-31306Trends in Forest and Nature Conservation6.00RO0M11AF
REG-31806Ecological Methods I6.00RO0M11MO
YRM-20306Research Methods in Environmental Science6.00RO0M11MO
YRM-21306Research Methodology for Human Environment Interactions6.00RO0M11MO
MAT-14903Mathematics 23.00RO0M12AF, 2MO
MAT-15403Statistics 23.00RO0M12AF, 2MO
YMC-60300Modular Skills Training3.00RO1M1/21AF, 2AF, 3AF, 5AF, 6AF
YMC-60400Modular Skills Training6.00RO1M1/21AF, 2AF, 3AF, 5AF, 6AF
YMC-60809Academic Consultancy Training9.00RO1M1/21WD, 2WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
FEM-70424MSc Internship Forest Ecology and Forest Management24.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
FNP-70424MSc Internship Forest and Nature Conservation Policy24.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
NCP-70424MSc Internship Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology24.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
REG-70424MSc Internship Resource Ecology24.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6





A - Policy and Society

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO1: Choose 1 course
RO2: Choose 1 course
RO3: Choose 1 course

Note. There is a special track Sustainable Development Diplomacy, ask your study adviser for information

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
FNP-31806Forest and Nature Policy: Theoretical Perspectives6.00CSM12MO
FNP-80436MSc Thesis Forest and Nature Conservation Policy36.00CSM1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FNP-31306Communities, Conservation and Development6.00RO1M13WD
FNP-32306Decision-making in Economics for Forest and Nature Conservation6.00RO1M15MO
ENP-30306International Environmental Policy6.00RO2M14WD
GEO-36306Environmental Psychology6.00RO2M15AF
ENP-33306Environment and Development6.00RO2M15MO
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO3M13WD, 4WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO3M16WD





B - Management

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO1: Choose at least 1 course of 6 credits; the course should be from the chair group of the major thesis (not applicable for a FNP thesis)
RO2: Choose at least 1 course
RO3: Choose 0 - 1 course in consultation and agreement with the study adviser
RO4: Choose 0 - 1 course in consultation and agreement with the study adviser
RO5: Choose 1 thesis

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
FEM-22803Agroforestry3.00RO1M12AF
FEM-30806Resource Dynamics and Sustainable Utilization6.00RO1M12AF
REG-32806Wildlife Resource Management6.00RO1M12MO
NCP-30806Restoration Ecology6.00RO1M14WD
FEM-30306Forest Ecology and Forest Management6.00RO1M15AF
FNP-31806Forest and Nature Policy: Theoretical Perspectives6.00RO2M12MO
FNP-31306Communities, Conservation and Development6.00RO2M13WD
ENR-31306Economics and Management of Natural Resources6.00RO2M14WD
FNP-32306Decision-making in Economics for Forest and Nature Conservation6.00RO2M15MO
NCP-30306Plant, Vegetation and Systems Ecology6.00RO3M16WD
REG-30306Animal Ecology6.00RO3M16WD
INF-31806Models for Ecological Systems6.00RO4M13WD
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO4M13WD, 4WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO4M16WD
FEM-80436MSc Thesis Forest Ecology and Forest Management36.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FNP-80436MSc Thesis Forest and Nature Conservation Policy36.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
NCP-80436MSc Thesis Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology36.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
REG-80436MSc Thesis Resource Ecology36.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6





C - Ecology

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO1: Choose 2 courses
RO2: Choose 1 thesis

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
INF-31806Models for Ecological Systems6.00CSM13WD
FEM-30306Forest Ecology and Forest Management6.00RO1M15AF
NCP-30306Plant, Vegetation and Systems Ecology6.00RO1M16WD
REG-30306Animal Ecology6.00RO1M16WD
REG-32306Ecological Methods II6.00RO1M16WD
FEM-80436MSc Thesis Forest Ecology and Forest Management36.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
NCP-80436MSc Thesis Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology36.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
REG-80436MSc Thesis Resource Ecology36.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6