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The 2 year MSc in SMNR programme is composed of mandatory and elective courses including thesis work. The Table below lists these courses per semester including the course credits.

 

Semester 1

 ECTS

Mandatory courses:

 

Applied statistics and data modeling

5

Aquatic and terrestrial ecology *

5

Climatology and hydrology

5

Economy and valuation of natural resources

5

Energy management

5

Sustainable development

3

Semester 2

 ECTS

Mandatory courses:

 

Advanced engineering mathematics *

5

Environmental pollution and sanitation

5

Environmental law

3

Geostatistics

3

Scientific communication

3

Elective courses

10

Semester 3

 ECTS

Mandatory courses:

 

Advanced GIS

5

Biodiversity conservation

5

Integrated project

5

Project management

3

Thesis (start)

5

Elective courses

10

Semester 4

 ECTS

Mandatory courses:

 

Thesis (ctd)

25

Elective courses

5

 

 

 


Elective courses

 ECTS

Agroforestry

5

Etnobotany and natural products

5

Forest and nature management planning

5

Forest mensuration and inventory

5

Integrated agricultural farming systems

5

Integrated pest management

5

Nature conservation management

5

Pharmaceutical biology

5

Coastal erosion and protection

5

Exploration and ore genesis

5

Electrical energy technology

5

Hydrogeology and modeling

5

Land use development and management

5

Optimization of exploitation techniques

5

Renewable energy systems

5

Water resources management

5

Geomorphology

5

Remote sensing

5

Internship

5

 

Note: courses may in time be liable to modifications; as function of the background and agreed remediation up programme (maximum of 15 ECTS), one or more of the courses with a star (*) has to be followed in the second year.

 

Course material

Course material of the MSc programme in SMNR can be found at the "AdeKUS Digitale Leeromgeving" via http://moodle.uvs.edu/ or can be obtained at the office of the program coordinator.

 
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