Autumn semester

Period: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Bryophyte morphology and identification
Fungal identification
Animal diversity – invertebrates
Advanced phylogenetics
Fundamental and molecular systematics (compulsory)
Alpha taxonomical principles (compulsory)
Curation and biodiversity informatics 

The Nordic master’s degree in biodiversity and systematics provides an intellectually challenging learning environment with roots in a research group, and a wide range of courses, distributed across Scandinavia, combining theoretical studies with practical elements. The courses will be taught as a combination of assisted e-learning and intensive field or lab sessions where students and teachers meet for a short period of time at the host university or at a field station.

 Spring semester

Period: 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Identification of marine microalgae and macroalgae
Diversification in time and space
Diversity and identification of marine invertebrates
Ornithological identification methodology
Fungal diversity and evolution
International biodiversity resource management
Informatics toolbox for systematics
Plant systematics and diversity
Animal diversity – vertebrates

The programme offers a total of 17 courses that can be divided into four categories. The curriculum should include at least one course from each of the four categories in addition to a thesis project.

Summer 2019

Period: 14 early late
Insects: Inventory and identification