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Ecological Consultancy MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

20-SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Ecology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our Ecological Consultancy MSc gives you knowledge, specialised technical skills and professional awareness. It will prepare you for a career as an ecological consultant or in other environmental roles. The course has a professional focus, preparing you for the workplace.

We equip you with key skills which will enable you to pursue careers in ecology, including:

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing
experimental and survey design
wildlife surveying
wildlife legislation and natural history
Environmental Impact Assessment

Graduates of this course have an excellent track record of gaining employment in the environmental sector. Within one year of graduation 18 of the 19 students from the 2011-12 cohort were employed, most in the environmental sector and the majority with ecological consultancy companies.

Accreditation

We are in the process of applying for accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

Modules

Understanding approaches and development of skills in academic and ecological research, survey and consultancy, including proposal writing, project planning, sampling design, scientific reporting, statistical analysis and modelling.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£11,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£24,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:2 BSc or BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject, such as: microbiology; agriculture; environmental engineering; biology; biological sciences; ecology; environmental science; zoology; marine biology; oceanography; geography. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications.