Forest and Nature Conservation (MFN) / MSc

MSc Common part

»  Planning programme common part

Common Part

RO-0: Choose 0 - 5 courses in consultation with your study adviser.
RO-1: Choose in consultation with your study adviser, RO-1A, RO-1B or RO-1C.
- RO-1A: Consultancy orientation: YMC-60809 and YMC-60300. YMC-60300 is an 'umbrella' code. Instead, choose and register for 3 credits worth of modular skills (MOS) courses. For an overview of possible MOS courses please see under YMC-60300 in the study handbook.
- RO-1B: students with relevant working experience: YMC-60400 is also an 'umbrella' code. Instead, choose and register for 6 credits modular skills (MOS) courses including ECS-65500 Argumentation Skills or ECS-66600 Academic Argumentation Skills in Writing and Debate
- RO-1C: Research orientation: YWU-60312.
RO-2: The data science courses are optional, they are not specifically linked to any of the specialisations.
RO-3: Choose 1 internship or choose a second thesis. Replacement of internship by a second thesis is subject to approval by the study adviser.
RO-3A: This internship can only be chosen if the MSc track entrepreneurship is completed. If this course is chosen and completed and the MSc track entrepreneurship is not completed, this internship becomes invalid as fulfilment for RO-3.


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-15403Statistics 23.00RO0M12AF
MAT-14903Mathematics 23.00RO0M12AF, 2MO
YMC-60300Modular Skills Training3.00RO1AM1/21AF, 2AF, 3AF, 5AF, 6AF
YMC-60809Academic Consultancy Training9.00RO1AM1/21WD, 2WD, 3MO+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
YMC-60400Modular Skills Training6.00RO1BM1/21AF, 2AF, 3AF, 5AF, 6AF
YWU-60312Research Master Cluster: Proposal Writing12.00RO1CM1/21WD, 2WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
INF-34306Data Science Concepts6.00RO2M1/24WD
GRS-35306Smart Environments6.00RO2M1/25AF
MAT-32806Statistics for Data Scientists6.00RO2M1/25AF
REG-33806Data Science for Ecology6.00RO2M1/25MO
CPT-30503Data Science Ethics3.00RO2M1/26AF
FEM-70424MSc Internship Forest Ecology and Forest Management24.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
FNP-70424MSc Internship Forest and Nature Conservation Policy24.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
PEN-70424MSc Internship Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation24.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
REG-70424MSc Internship Resource Ecology24.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
ELS-70424MSc Internship Education and Learning Sciences24.00RO3AM21,2,3,4,5,6





A - Policy and Society

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO-1: Choose 1 course
RO-2: Choose 1 course
RO-3: Choose 1 course

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

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
FNP-31806Social and Political Theory for Forest and Nature Conservation Research6.00CSM14WD
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 Forest and Nature Management: Theory and Practice6.00RO1M15MO
GEO-36306Environmental Psychology6.00RO2M15AF
ENP-33306Environment and Development6.00RO2M15MO
ENP-39306Advanced International Environmental Politics and Diplomacy6.00RO2M16WD
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO3M13WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO3M16WD





B - Management

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO-1: Choose at least 2 courses of 6 credits
RO-2: Choose 1 course
RO-3: Choose 0-2 courses depending on your thesis in consultation with your study adviser
RO-4: Choose 1 thesis

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
FEM-22803Agroforestry3.00RO1M12AF
FEM-30806Resource Dynamics and Sustainable Utilization6.00RO1M12AF
REG-32806Wildlife Ecology and Conservation6.00RO1M12MO
PEN-30806Restoration Ecology6.00RO1M14WD
FEM-30306Forest Ecology and Forest Management6.00RO1M15AF
REG-33306Disease Ecology6.00RO1M16WD
FNP-31306Communities, Conservation and Development6.00RO2M13WD
ENR-31306Economics and Management of Natural Resources6.00RO2M14WD
FNP-32306Decision-Making in Forest and Nature Management: Theory and Practice6.00RO2M15MO
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO3M13WD, 4WD
FNP-31806Social and Political Theory for Forest and Nature Conservation Research6.00RO3M14WD
PEN-30306Plant, Vegetation and Systems Ecology6.00RO3M16WD
REG-30306Animal Ecology6.00RO3M16WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO3M16WD
FEM-80436MSc Thesis Forest Ecology and Forest Management36.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FNP-80436MSc Thesis Forest and Nature Conservation Policy36.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
PEN-80436MSc Thesis Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation36.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
REG-80436MSc Thesis Resource Ecology36.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6





C - Ecology

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO-1: Choose 2 courses
RO-2: Choose 1 thesis

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
FEM-31806Models for Ecological Systems6.00CSM13WD
FEM-30306Forest Ecology and Forest Management6.00RO1M15AF
PEN-30306Plant, Vegetation and Systems Ecology6.00RO1M16WD
REG-30306Animal Ecology6.00RO1M16WD
REG-32306Ecological Methods II6.00RO1M16WD
REG-33306Disease Ecology6.00RO1M16WD
FEM-80436MSc Thesis Forest Ecology and Forest Management36.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
PEN-80436MSc Thesis Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation36.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
REG-80436MSc Thesis Resource Ecology36.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6