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Natural Resources, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #14 (QS) , NY,
The Field of Natural Resources provides freedom to design a graduate program that addresses the individual interests of students. Excellent laboratory and field facilities are available. Many graduate students in the field also pursue international research topics.

About

  • The graduate program in natural resources is highly individualized and interdisciplinary. Students work with faculty advisors to identify course requirements and to define a research or professional project. In order to be admitted, a faculty member must express interest in supervising a prospective student, therefore it is important to correspond with potential faculty advisors during the application process.
  • Candidates for a Ph.D degree in Natural Resources demonstrate a broad based knowledge in Natural Resources Management and a mastery of knowledge in one of the field’s sub-disciplines. Furthermore, Ph.D candidates demonstrate an ability to create new knowledge, and make an original and substantial contribution in a focal sub-discipline in an appropriate timeframe.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject:

  • Applied Ecology
  • Community-based Natural Resources Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecosystem Biology And Biogeochemistry
  • Fishery And Aquatic Science
  • Forest Science
  • Human Dimensions Of Natural Resources Management
  • Policy And Institutional Analysis
  • Program Development And Evaluation
  • Quantitative Ecology
  • Risk Analysis And Management
  • Wildlife Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
  • three recommendations
  • GRE general test (US students only)
  • curriculum vita (CV)
  • A faculty member must sponsor your application for review by the Admissions Committee. Therefore, it is important that you correspond with and obtain sponsorship from a faculty advisor during the application process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 Ph.D. students are funded by a combination of research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and fellowships that provide a stipend, health insurance, and pay for graduate tuition and fees. Students supported by funded research projects often receive financial support for expenses associated with their graduate research projects

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