INFORMATION FOR FACULTY
Information for Faculty
This is a link to the program’s curriculum. Please see the list of courses offered and communicate with the Gorongosa staff – firstname.lastname@example.org – to know where your course fits in the current academic sequence. We strive to create a cohesive curriculum in which courses build-on and reinforce each other in spite of the distance between our faculty members.
For those of you who are acting as thesis advisors, please understand that our students benefit immensely from your guidance. Mentorship can be a challenge when professors live far from their students, so we recommend you have monthly Skype conversations with your student and their Gorongosa academic advisor in order to ensure students are on-track to produce high quality work. Because of the nature of long-distance advising, we ask our student advisors and students to sign a contract to ensure effective communication.
We aim to become an internationally recognized M.Sc. program dedicated to training competent and capable biologists and conservation leaders in Mozambique. Our students acquire comprehensive knowledge of conservation science, which allows them to become successful researchers and managers of the country’s biological resources. Learn More.
The Gorongosa Master’s in Conservation Biology faculty consists of a talented, knowledgeable team of professors who generously donate their time to teach intensive courses in the master’s curriculum. Faculty members also act as thesis advisors to students and help them in the design and development of their research. We are very grateful for our amazingly dedicated faculty from around the world! Learn More
Information for Faculty
Our incredible guest faculty make the Gorongosa Master’s in Conservation Biology Program possible. We are extremely grateful for your time and dedication to promoting conservation through education. Learn More.
Our Consortium Partners
The Gorongosa Master’s in Conservation Biology Program is made possible through partnerships with three Mozambican institutions, the Universidade Lúrio, Universidade Zambeze, and the Instituto Superior Politécnico de Manica, in partnership with the Universidade de Lisboa. Our consortium partners help ensure our academic excellence and provide the institutional and administrative support necessary to run a master’s program housed in a national park. Learn more.
Students in the Gorongosa Master’s in Conservation Biology Program have the rare privilege of calling Gorongosa National Park their home for two years. Learn more.
Our students conduct their thesis research on an impressive variety of topics in Gorongosa National Park and its buffer zone. See here for a list of current research projects.
To become recognized nationally and internationally as a master’s program that prepares professionals capable of contributing to conservation through biodiversity research and effective management.
To provide master’s students the highest quality education possible in conservation biology in Mozambique. Students will graduate with ample scientific knowledge and will be capable of conducting research and working in conservation management. Graduates will be critical thinkers, have high ethical standards, and a strong sense of compassion. These qualities will guide them in their work in conservation and sustainable development.
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