Explore Geography, Environment and Wildlife

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As the impact of climate change fills the daily news agenda, now is the perfect time to study how we can respond. As human impact on the natural world becomes more apparent and the loss of biodiversity increases, the need for us to protect it is becoming even more important.

Delivered in one of Europe's fastest-growing city-regions, yet surrounded by some of the UK's best national parks, start your journey in geography, environment and wildlife conservation with Salford and see where it could take you.   

Study Geography, Environment and Wildlife at Salford

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With our geography and environmental management courses, you will examine the relationship between the global economy, society, and the environment, with a focus on real-world application and an emphasis on practical fieldwork. 

Our wildlife conservation courses focus on real-world issues facing our natural world, and provide you with the practical knowledge to help make a difference.

Take this opportunity to explore how Salford can transform your knowledge and skills. Hopefully, we'll see you at our next open day so we can tell you more.

Explore our Geography, Environmental Managment and Wildlife Conservation Courses

Environmental Management

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This course is about understanding science and its interrelationship with the environment. You will learn how organisations perceive the environment and the considerations they need to invest in to improve their performance. If you are interested in sustainable development and planning, want a career in a new, developing and challenging area, if you want to improve the environmental performance of organisations or help to mitigate global climate change, then this course is for you.

Explore our environmental management courses:

BSc (Hons) Environmental Management

BSc (Hons) Environmental Management with Foundation Year


Environmental Geography

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This courses offers a unique learning experience by providing you with the opportunity to combine the investigative approach of a geographer with the applied skills of an environmental manager in order to address the significant environmental challenges faced by society today.

Explore our environmental geography courses: 

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography with Professional Experience

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography with Studies in the USA 



Our BSc (Hons) Geography focuses on physical geography and explores the relationship between changing urban environments and quality of life. 

Explore our geography courses: 

BSc (Hons) Geography

BSc (Hons) Geography with Foundation Year

Wildlife and Practical Conservation

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This course focuses on general conservation, the physical environment and landscape, as well as offering opportunities for you to study the ecology and behaviour of animals in the wild. It is designed to provide you with a broad understanding of wildlife, wildlife ecology and environmental problems threatening species, from both theoretical and practical points of view.

Explore our wildlife and practical conservation courses:

BSc (Hons) Wildlife and Practical Conservation

BSc (Hons) Wildlife and Practical Conservation with Foundation Year

Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology

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To work as a professional with wildlife and in conservation you will need both practical skills and knowledge of theory to meet the challenge of saving our wildlife and wild places. This course focuses on conservation both in zoos and in the wild which is ideal if you wish to pursue a career involving wildlife, working in either of those environments. 

Explore our wildlife conservation with zoo biology courses: 

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology with Studies in the USA

BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology with Foundation Year

Plan to study in 2022?


Choosing what to study at uni can be a big step, so it's never too early to start planning.

Learn more about studying the environment or wildlife at our next Open Day.

You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, and consider your options.