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Conservation and Land Management MSc

Conservation and Land Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Management Land Management / Development Landscape Conservation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The one-year course is intended for students with a strong interest in land use who want to increase their knowledge of conservation issues. The course aims to provide students with a broad and balanced understanding of the fundamental science underpinning Conservation and Land Use. The course addresses issues concerned with sustainable use of the countryside. It examines habitats, wildlife, landscapes, and the natural and human factors influencing them. The course also examines how economic activities such as farming and forestry can be managed in an environmentally acceptable way, and how human enjoyment of the countryside can be incorporated within an integrated land use approach.

Students with degrees in agriculture, forestry, geography, biology, environmental studies, economics, law, social sciences and psychology have graduated from this course and gained employment with conservation agencies, NGOs and government organisations and with academic institutions both in the EU and overseas. The course focuses on sustainable use of the countryside including habitats, wildlife, landscapes and the natural and human factors influencing them. Graduates from this course gained employment with conservation agencies, NGOs and government organisations and with academic institutions both in the EU and overseas. This MSc course has also produced high calibre scientists in the fields of climate change, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and animal diseases and human health.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module reviews agricultural systems and practices, the scientific principles underlying them and their impact on the environment. It then considers the scope of relevant EU and UK government legislation and codes of practice aimed at minimising negative effects, including the role of agri-environment schemes and discuses their impact at the farm level. The role of the different agencies involved is also explored. This is semester 1 module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need at least a 2.2 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject e.g. biology, agriculture, environmental studies, geography, economics, law, social sciences and psychology Applications from mature applicants, who have relevant experience in forestry, agriculture, conservation or land use, are actively encouraged. Applications from people with other backgrounds wishing to develop an understanding of rural development issues are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.

University information

Based by the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has over 11,000 students and 650 staff working in five colleges. These are: Arts and Humanities Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences Natural Sciences Health and Behavioural Sciences Physical and Applied Sciences. A quarter of Bangor’s students are postgrads, 71% of which are studying full-time. Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for...more

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