School - School of Environment & Life Sciences
Subject area - Wildlife
Start Date(s): September
MSc (one year full-time or three years part-time)
2019-20 fees will be displayed shortly.
Part-time - £1,260 per 30 credit module
UK - £7,560
International - £13,860
- Obtain the skills, training and qualifications you need to become a wildlife conservation scientist
- Opportunity to travel overseas
- Solve contemporary problems in wildlife conservation and master analytical tools
- Part-time study option
- International students can apply
The United Nations recognizes that ‘Biodiversity is a common concern of humankind’ (United Nations 2010). Yet, threats to Biodiversity and ecosystems are at a record high and it is now widely recognized that our planet can no longer support the current pressure imposed by our society’s unsustainable ways. There is global recognition for the need to employ professionals in the field of conservation science to take on our planet’s growing environmental challenges.
This course aims to train the future generation of conservation leaders that will work towards a sustainable future for humans and wildlife, in line with the UN Convention on Biological Diversity 2011-2020 Vision: “Living in Harmony with Nature”. Highly qualified, research-active staff within the well-respected School of Environment and Life Sciences will teach you. You will learn cutting-edge skills and use tools necessary to tackle complex issues surrounding our planet’s current Biodiversity crisis.
You will receive a broad training in wildlife conservation to help enable you to deal with the complexity of problems faced by wildlife.This MSc course, includes eight 15 credit modules to allow you to gain a broader and more appropriate curriculum and includes field course monitoring to give practical hands-on experience.
The modules for this course aim to provide you with the skills a modern wildlife conservation biologist needs to execute their role effectively in a wide-range of institutions from NGOs, Federal Agencies to Universities.You’ll be taught by highly qualified, research-active staff within the well-respected School of Environment and Life Science. Example modules include: