UNIVERSITY OF JOS – UNIJOS MASTER OF SCIENCE M.SC FORM

 MASTER OF SCIENCE [M.Sc] IN CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 2015/2016
SESSION

The Postgraduate School of the University of Jos runs a
12-month
programme in the above course in the Department of Zoology. The
programme covers various aspects of the theory and practice of bio-diversity
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.
About APLORI
A.P. Leventis Ornithoiogical Research Institute’s (APLORI)
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 conducive for teaching, learning and
research. APLORi has teaching and research affiliations with a number of
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 Scientists
with a craving for career opportunities in conservation of renewable natural
resources. Qualified Applicants from elsewhere, especially, in West Africa are
also welcome.
Admission is open 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.
Aspiring students should visit the University of Jos website
(http://mis.unijos.edu.ng/applicationform/) to purchase the form. 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.
Short-listed applicants will be invited for a combined written and oral
interview. For further enquiries, please contact us at
aploriapleventis@unijos.edu.ng or University of Jos Biological Conservatory,
A.P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute (APLORI) P.O. Box 13404, Jos,
Plateau State, Nigeria.
Signed:
Jilli-Dandam, D. Esq
Registrar

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