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Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Wildlife Conservation / Protection

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This exciting course is not just theoretical. It's designed to give you hands-on experience of contemporary and advancing techniques for conserving biodiversity in a rapidly changing world. It's delivered in collaboration with the internationally renowned Bristol Zoological Society (BZS), and is unique in the way it prepares you for complete practical conservation. Alongside developing your abilities and practice in ecosystem and species conservation, communication and effecting behaviour change, the MSc Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice course has a strong emphasis on developing your innovation and entrepreneurial skills. There is an ever more pressing need for conservationists to create and work with emerging technologies to ensure we maximise the opportunities for biodiversity conservation. Become a specialist wildlife conservation practitioner with practical skills, experience and knowledge innovation to protect the world's most vulnerable species. Learn from our conservation partners and work with major conservation organisations to prepare for a rewarding career. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards in this course.

The course has been developed with a wide range of stakeholders from the ecological consultancy and charity sectors. We use their feedback to ensure the skills you gain are the ones employers are looking for. On completion of the course, you will be excellently placed to seek work in national and international conservation organisations and ecological consultancies, government agencies or even to set up your own NGO. You may choose to continue your conservation research or go on to doctorate-level studies. The course also gives you the potential to become a chartered member of the Institute of Environmental Management.

Different course options

Full time | Frenchay Campus | 1 year | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN-20

Modules

This module provides you with first-hand experience of the methods used to protect habitats and ecosystems around the world.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree in a subject which contains a core grounding in conservation, ecology and environmental science, or equivalent, from a recognised overseas institution, or to have at least 3 years' experience of working in the environmental sector, specifically in areas related to biodiversity conservation. All Students will be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course.

University information

UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is a leading public university based in the centre of Bristol. The university offers a wide range of postgraduate study options, including taught and research courses, and online programmes. Students also have plenty of opportunities to gain work experience as well as connecting with employers. The university's postgraduate courses open up student’s career options and fast track them into new...more