Nature Management

Bachelor's degree in Steinkjer

Are you interested in nature? Do you want to help manage nature? You will need knowledge of animals and plants, the landscape, ecology, climate, hunting and fishing. If you want to learn more about nature and enjoy a mix of theory and practical work, this is the programme for you!

Programme description

Are you interested in nature? Do you want to help manage nature? You will need knowledge of animals and plants, the landscape, ecology, climate, hunting and fishing. If you want to learn more about nature and enjoy a mix of theory and practical work, this is the programme for you!

Study model

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Admission requirements

No international admission

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme, the candidate:

Knowledge:

  • has broad knowledge of nature and nature management in Norway
  • has extensive knowledge of flora, fauna and other relevant aspects of biological diversity
  • has knowledge of research and development work in nature and outback management
  • has knowledge about Norwegian management systems, the history of the field, its tradition and its role in society
  • has knowledge of relevant laws and regulations

Skills:

  • has basic skills in registering, mapping and monitoring nature, including using GIS and other tools
  • can collect, assemble, analyse and discuss the application of his or her own data and results as part of writing a professional report informing a defined research questions
  • can apply relevant public laws and regulations in managerial work, for instance in planning, case work and impact assessments
  • can apply his or her professional knowledge a.o. related to relevant research on practical and theoretical issues in nature and outback managemen

General competence:

  • can plan and conduct various work assignments and projects, alone or as member of a team, in accordance with ethical requirements and guidelines
  • canc ommunicate key professional knowledge in writing as well as orally to both the public as well as other professionals in nature and outback management
  • can exchange experiences and views with other professionals in the field
  • has knowledge of the professional ethical issues of the field and can reflect on his or her professional conduct and adjust this when needed
  • Has knowledge of new thinking and innovation processes

Job opportunities

The study provides a solid foundation for jobs in nature management in both private and public sector.

Further education

This programme qualifies candidates to apply for the MSc programme inBiosciencesor Nordic Master in Sustainable Production and Utilization of Marine Bioresources at Nord University. For admission at MSc programme in Bioscience, an additional course in mathematics/statistics is required. The programme isalso suited for those wanting to pursue relevant masters degrees at other institutions in Norway as well as abroad.

Study abroad

Would you like to spend a semester abroad at a foreign institution? For students of the study programme Nature Management it is advisable to go abroad in the fourth semester.
Please contact the international coordinator at the faculty, Jose de Pool, to explore your exchange opportunities.

Below you will find an overview of our partner universities where you, as a student in Nature Management, can travel to:

AUSTRALIA
James Cook University
Charles Darwin University
Deakin University

CANADA
Memorial University of Newfoundland
University of Northern British Columbia
St. Francis Xavier University
Lakehead University
University of Saskatchewan

USA
Humboldt State University
University of Minnesota - College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (CFANS)
University of New England
University of Alaska Fairbanks

DENMARK
Roskilde University

NETHERLANDS
Wageningen University

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission
ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Steinkjer

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission

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