A student with fulfilled qualifications will have the following learning outcome:
has a broad understanding of how humans modify ecological systems including impacts on animal populations, communities, ecosystems, and landscapes. Students will also gain an understanding of global change and how it may impact ecological systems
is able to present and discuss current issues of applied ecology
has an in-depth understanding of the role of humans in ecosystem dynamics
is familiar with key terms of conservation biology and natural resource management
Applying basic theory to the conservation and management of ecological systems. Students will gain additional exposure to reading and understanding scientific articles and scientific writing.
Arbeids- og undervisningsformer
Teaching and working methods:
Lectures and seminars. Seminars will include presentations and discussions by student groups and outside speakers.
Obligatoriske krav som må være godkjent før eksamen kan avlegges
Portfolio including oral presentation and written reports at a satisfactory level (fail or pass evaluation).
Written exam - 5 hours.
Grading according to ECTS-system on scale A-E for passed and F for failed.