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The VI edition of Master's Degree in Biodiversity Landscapes and Sustainable management begins.

It is taught at School of Sciences of the University of Navarra.

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A teacher of Master's Degree, in a class last year.
PHOTO: Manuel Castells

The School of Science from the University of Navarra has begun the VI edition of the Master's Degree in Biodiversity, Landscapes and Sustainable managementoriented to professionals, graduates or graduates interested in the interdisciplinary work in the field of environment.

The program's students come from Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Spain, and have degrees in Biology, Law, Architecture or Geographical Engineering. "This characteristic, the multidisciplinarity of our students, is one of our hallmarks and objectives. The aim is to make it clear that the environment is a cross-cutting issue discipline and must be taken into account in different professional fields.", highlighted the program's director , Enrique Baquero.

To achieve this the graduates are placed in different scenarios (landscapes)Some are natural and others have been modified by man. "During the visit to these "landscapes", students are accompanied by several teachers from different disciplines who present the reality of that landscape and elements, such as its biodiversity, from their own scientific or professional point of view".

In addition, the program trains students in knowledge and skills in the form of tools such as the management of data, laboratories, social context, communication, Economics,... In final, "the point of view of businessmen and workers who have the environment in their professional activity". All this will be reflected in the End of work Master's Degree carried out in the form of project or research.

Along with the opening of the new academic year, the School of Science celebrated the graduation of its fifth graduating class The event was attended by students from Spain, Switzerland and Peru. Some of them were also able to take part in a special stay at the University of Berkeley (California) in their 'Forestry Camp'.a three-week camp at work in which they analyzed the ecology of the Sierra Nevada.