The Postgraduate School of the University of Jos runs a 12-month programme in Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Conservation Biology in the Department of Zoology. The programme covers various aspects of the theory and practice of biodiversity conservation, including the ecologic- economic and scientific basis for conservation. It also exposes students to field practical experiences and builds their capacity to design and execute sound scientific research works in conservation biology. Although students undertake ecological studies in various aspects of biodiversity conservation, emphasis is often on Ornithology.
APLORI’s academic authority resides in the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Jos. The Institute was established in 2001 as a training and research outfit. It is located in the Amurum Forest Reserve in Laminga (Jos- East LGA) in a serene environment that is very conductive for teaching, learning and research. APLORI has teaching and research affiliations with a number foreign Universities and International environmental Organizations. A 24- hour power supply and reliable internet connection ensures high intellectual productivity among staff and students of the institute. Students admitted into APLORI’s M.Sc. Programme usually enjoy some form of scholarship award.
The course is designed for young Nigerian Biological Scientist with a craving for carrier opportunities in conservation of renewable natural resources. Qualified Applicants from elsewhere especially in West African are also welcome.
Admission is opened to all holders of at least a Bachelor of Science Degree SECOND CLASS HONOURS (Lower Division) from a recognized university, in any of the following disciplines: Zoology, Biology, Botany, Forestry and /or wildlife, Wildlife Management, or any Environment Science.
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For more information contact us on 07032930199. Completed application forms together with an application letter containing the Applicant’s email address and telephone number must be returned to the institute before 1st July, 2015. Applications that do not contain all the requisite materials will not be processed. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a combined written and oral interview. Please contact us at aploriapleventis[at]unijos.edu.ng for further enquiries.
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