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A special program of scientific and professional training, in order to foster further research work in Environmental Sciences.

Research in the areas of Plant and Animal Biodiversity, Ecology, Environmental Management and Conservation, Air, soil and water treatment and pollution….

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ADMISSION, REQUIREMENTS AND REGISTRATION

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→ Pass all first-year and second-year courses on the Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences program with an average mark of 7,5, at the moment of application. Applicants must also pass all the subjects of the second-year in the May exams.

→ Certify a level of English equivalent to or higher than the first advanced level at the Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference or the First Certificate awarded by the University of Cambridge.

→ The applicant's academic transcript and curriculum vitae will be taken into consideration during candidate selection, in addition to a personal interview.

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ACTIVITIES TO PERFORM

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→ Each student of the Research Training Program in Environmental Sciences will be assigned to a Department in the area of Environmental Sciences at the School of Sciences, or to a laboratory, such as the Integrated Environmental Quality Laboratory (LICA).

→ Participation in seminars and specific activities at times which are compatible with the student's academic commitments.

→ Preparation and delivery of a departmental seminar (annually).

→ The students have to take the subject Scientific research skills (3 ECTS. 4th course, 2nd semester), which includes a course in scientific English (4th course) and the participation in the seminars "Frontiers in science" (3rd course).

→ Participate in the Conference on Research in Experimental and Health Sciences at the University of Navarra (4h course).

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Each student of the Research Training Program in Environmental Sciences will be assigned to a Department of this area at the School of Sciences, or to a laboratory, such as the Integrated Environmental Quality Laboratory (LICA).

 

Participation in seminars and specific activities at times which are compatible with the student's academic commitments.

 

Preparation and delivery of a departmental seminar

Annual

 A course in Scientific English taught at the Institute of Modern Languages 

20 hours

Participation in Frontiers in Science, a seminar program run at the School of Sciences

 

Participate in the Conference on Research in Experimental and Health Sciences at the University of Navarra

4th course

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→  Department of Environmental Biology 

→  Department of Chemistry

→  Museum of Zoology 

→  LICA (Integrated Environmental Quality Laboratory)

Further requirements of the Diploma in Research Training Program in Environmental Sciences include:

• A satisfactory performance on the program for at least TWO academic years. To evaluate this aspect, confidential reports by the assigned tutor will be taken into consideration. As a rough guideline, a student should dedicate approximately 100 hours per academic year to program activities. The Research Training Program is compatible with carrying out at least one research project at a research center overseas with which the School of Sciences has established a partnership agreement.

• Completion of the Final Year Project on a topic of original research in experimental Environmental Sciences.

• Presentation and oral defense (in English) of the Final Year Project before a tribunal appointed for that purpose.

• It would be included in the official transcript of records the realization of the Research Training Program.

• Payment the issuance of the Diploma.

- The Research Training Program in Environmental Sciences does not include undergraduate courses, and its activities are not recognized or eligible for ECTS credits, with the exception of the Final Year Project.
- Some activities or seminars specific to students of the Research Training Program in Environmental Sciences may be organized during the month of June.
- The number of places is limited.
- Depending on the availability of places and the preferences of the student, he or she may change Department for the second year of the program.
- The diploma will appear in the European Degree Supplement section of the student's transcript.
- The Research Training Program in Environmental Sciences is compatible with other Diplomas of the School of Sciences.

Students who have taken the Research Training Program in Environmental Sciences have admission preference to complete research training on Master's Programs and official Doctoral Programs at the School of Sciences.

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