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Course Details

Diploma in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean

This program consists of 24 credits and students will be required to complete seven (7) core courses and one (1) elective/optional course. Each course carries 3 credits.

Semester 1

Core Courses
BIOL5200 ~ Characteristics of Biodiversity
BIOL5205 ~ Principles and Practice of Geoinformatics
BIOL5206 ~ Management and Analysis of Environmental Data

Optional Courses
BIOL5202 ~ Environmental Law and Multilateral Environmental Agreements
BIOL5207 ~ Sustainable Use and Management of Natural Resourcescreek
BIOL5209 ~ Pollution and Ecotoxicology

Semester 2

Core Courses
BIOL5201 ~ Threats to Tropical Biodiversity
BIOL5208 ~ Conservation and Management of Biodiversity
BIOL5214 ~ Environmental Resources Policy

Optional Courses
BIOL5204 ~ Environmental Impact Assessment
BIOL5213 ~ Advanced GIS
BIOL5215 ~ Socio-ecology and Natural Resources Management

Semester 3

Core Courses
BIOL5210 ~ Field Practicum

Optional Courses
BIOL5203 ~ Environmental Economics
BIOL5212 ~ Taxonomy and Bioinformatics

M.Sc. in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Caribbean

This program consists of 45 credits and students will be required to complete 11 courses as well as a Research Project. Each course carries 3 credits and the Research Project carries 12 credits.

Semester 1

Core Courses
BIOL6200 ~ Characteristics of Biodiversity
BIOL6205 ~ Principles and Practice of Geoinformatics
BIOL6206 ~ Management and Analysis of Environmental Data
BIOL6211 ~ Research Project

Optional Courses
BIOL6202 ~ Environmental Law and Multilateral Environmental Agreements
BIOL6207 ~ Sustainable Use and Management of Natural Resources
BIOL6209 ~ Pollution and Ecotoxicology

Semester 2

Core Courses
BIOL6201 ~ Threats to Tropical Biodiversity
BIOL6208 ~ Conservation and Management of Biodiversity
BIOL6214 ~ Environmental Resources Policy

Optional Courses
BIOL6204 ~ Environmental Impact Assessment
BIOL6213 ~ Advanced GIS
BIOL6215 ~ Socio-ecology and Natural Resources Management

Semester 3
BIOL6210 ~ Field Practicum

Optional Courses
BIOL6203 ~ Environmental Economics
BIOL6212 ~ Taxonomy and Bioinformatics

Important Dates

Application Deadline
May 31st

Registration Begins
Mid-August

Classes Start
September

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