M.Sc. (Wildlife Science)

Post Graduate Programmes

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Program Code 10641

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • Amity Institute of Forestry and Wildlife
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 10641
  • Eligibility
  • Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences/ Science / Zoology/ Botany/ Anthropology/ Veterinary/ Environmental Sciences/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Geography/ Microbiology/ Narural Resources/ Ecology and Allied subjects, Social Sciences, Engineering (min 50%) & 10 +2 (min 50%) 

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.50
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.75
 
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.50
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.75
  • Students will be able to define and demonstrate the depth knowledge of Wildlife conservation and management
  • Students will be able to develop research aptitude and review various wildlife issues such as sampling, population estimation, conservation, poaching and breeding.
  • Students will be able to appreciate and integrate the functional areas of wildlife conservation for the formulation of wildlife management strategies including the utilization of Geo-spatial and genetics data.
  • Students will be able to develop analytical skills for the conservation and management of wildlife comprehends the role of digital technology for the answering the ecological equations with awareness of environmental, cultural and social issues.
  • Students will be able to learn to duplicate and reproduce various software’s, indices, which aim at recognizing and mitigating wildlife conflict, poaching, monitoring and conservation issues with help of genetics and GIS & Remote Sensing tools.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate applications of skills, developed with respect to solving wildlife poaching, conservation, management and monitoring issues.
  • Students will be able to review and describe various wildlife conservation issues such as behaviour, habitat degradation, sampling errors, poaching, population management and inbreeding.
  • Students will be able to appreciate and demonstrate effective communicational and behavioral skills and illustrate ethics and professional conduct.
  • Students will be able to critically evaluate and interpret the learning and develop innovative ideas and entrepreneurship skill having practical applications for the lifelong conservation of wildlife.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a wildlife science at advanced levels that are internationally recognized and a commitment to the highest standards of professional endeavor.
  • Possess a body of knowledge in the field of wildlife science and able to acquire and evaluate new ideas through independent research in wildlife conservation and management.
  • Ability to use digital information technology in wildlife ecology and appropriate use of contemporary technologies in wildlife conservation.
  • An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, showing independence and initiative in identifying problems and applying relevant problem solving methodologies.
  • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills that support and enhance to arise wildlife conservation issues at different platforms
  • Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork, leadership and ability to maintain level-headedness in behavior, achievement of high performance & success in carrier.
  • Awareness of ethical, social and cultural issues of environment, natural resources and wildlife conservation within a global context and their importance in exercising professional skills and responsibilities.
  • Students of AIWS will hold personal values and beliefs consistent with their role as responsible members of local, national, international and professional communities and illustrate ethics and professional conduct.
  • We pose skills, knowledge and personal attributes to our students, to catch the eye of employers and having innovative thoughts and enterprising skills to bring that new initiative, venture to an organization and optimize available resources in a constraint environment
  • Students of wildlife science of the university will be lifelong learners capable of continuous learning and reflection for the purpose of furthering their understanding of the world and their place in it and taking responsibility for your own learning
  • Students will critically evaluate and reflect learning and development throughout their career. They think analytically in the philosophy of nature and understanding relevant ethical issues.
  • The skills and knowledge gained on this course are also committed to participate in the society very efficiently via cultural and social relatedness of human and wildlife values.

Course Structure

  • 1st Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Evolution and Biogeography (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Mammalogy (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Population and Community Ecology (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Ornithology Practices (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Field Techniques for Wildlife (PG) Core Courses 1 1 0 2 3.00 View
Fundamentals of Ecology (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Human Wildlife Conflicts (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Vegetation Science (PG) Allied Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Herpetology (PG) Allied Courses 1 1 0 0 2.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Invertebrates (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Wildlife Research Methods (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Habitat Ecology (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Ecosystem Ecology (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Behavioural Ecology (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Animal Physiology and Nutritional Ecology (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Plant-animal Interactions (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 1 0 0 0 1.00 View
Wildlife Health (PG) Core Courses 2 0 0 0 2.00 View
Capture and Handling of Wild Animals (PG) Core Courses 1 0 0 2 2.00 View
Landscape Ecology Practices (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Conservation Genetics (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Wildlife Forensics and Crime Investigation (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 1 0 2 0 2.00 View