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Master of Biology: Biodiversity, Conservation and Restoration

Master of Biology: Biodiversity, Conservation and Restoration
Academic year :

Model Path 2 years

In the first semester of the first year, it is not allowed to include optional courses in your study programme.

Compulsory courses: Module Fundamentals and Skills

Biostatistics7sp1st semester
Van Dongen, Stefan
Ecology of populations and communities6sp2nd semester
Leirs, Herwig
Field course3sp1st semester
Meire, Patrick
Freshwater ecosystem functioning3sp2nd semester
Meire, Patrick
Geografic information systems (GIS)4sp1st semester
Temmerman, Stijn
Landscape ecology4sp2nd semester
van Diggelen, Ruurd
Plant and soil ecology6sp1st semester
Nijs, Ivan

Compulsory courses: Module Conservation and Restoration in Practice

Conservation and society5sp1st semester
van Diggelen, Ruurd
Conservation genetics6sp2nd semester
Pereboom, Zjef
Drivers of global change4sp1st semester
Meysman, Filip
Habitat conservation4sp1st semester
van Diggelen, Ruurd
Restoration ecology4sp2nd semester
van Diggelen, Ruurd
Species conservation and management6sp1st semester
Leirs, Herwig

Conservation Internship

to choose in part 1 or 2 of the master

Conservation internship10sp2nd semester
NNB, -

Master thesis BCR

Students who start the Master Project in part 1 of the master choose Master Project 1 for 10 credits and Master Project 2 for 20 ECTS-credits in the next academic year, the other students choose the Master Project for 30 ECTS-credits.

Masterproject: part 110sp2nd semester
NNB, -
Masterproject: part 220sp2nd semester
NNB, -
Masterproject30sp2nd semester
NNB, -

Optional courses BCR

Complementary so that 120 ECTS-credits are acquired at the end of the master programme.

Academic Literacies for Scientists3sp1st semester
Van Hout, Tom
Applied and conservation behaviour3sp2nd semester
Eens, Marcel
Aquatic ecology4sp2nd semester
Meire, Patrick
Behavioral ecology5sp1st semester
Eens, Marcel
Bioinformatics6sp2nd semester
Laukens, Kris
Coastal and estuarine management4sp1st semester
Meire, Patrick
Conservation biogeography4sp1st semester
Matthysen, Erik
Debating Development3sp1st semester
Van Hecken, Gert
Verrelst, Janus
Ecological modelling6sp2nd semester
Deckmyn, Gaby
Ecosystem services3sp1st semester
Meire, Patrick
Energy from biomass4sp2nd semester
Ceulemans, Reinhart
Entomology4sp1st semester
De Bruyn, Luc
Herpetology3sp2nd semester
Van Damme, Raoul
Infectious disease ecology4sp1st semester
Leirs, Herwig
Island biology6sp2nd semester
Van Damme, Raoul
Mammalogy4sp1st semester
Leirs, Herwig
Microbial ecology3sp2nd semester
Verbruggen, Erik
Ornithology4sp2nd semester
Matthysen, Erik
Palaeo-ecology3sp1st semester
Van De Vijver, Bart
Plant Physiology and Functional Morphology6sp1st semester
Vissenberg, Kris
Primatology4sp1st semester
Stevens, Jeroen
Remote sensing4sp2nd semester
Samson, Roeland
Scientific writing in English6sp2nd semester
Van De Poel, Kris