Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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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