The MSc Biodiversity Management and Research program in the Department of Biological Sciences is open to applicants with at least a Bachelor's degree at NQF level 8 or equivalent with Biology or related majors. The applicants will be accepted on the basis of their undergraduate records with an average mark of at least 60%. Admission to this programme is only every second year; there will be no new intake in 2014.
The curriculum for the Biodiversity Management and Research consists of coursework, internship and the writing of a research thesis. Refer to the Regulations for Postgraduate Courses of study in the General Prospectus: Information, Regulations& Fees.
Duration of Studies:
The Master of Biodiversity Management and Research is offered through coursework and thesis, extending over two years of full-time study. The coursework is conducted during the first academic year of study and is followed by a supervised original research project extending over the second year.