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Environmental Biology (Conservation and Resource Management) MSc

Environmental Biology (Conservation and Resource Management) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Management Environmental Biology Biology Conservation / Protection Of Specific Environments

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course focuses on the relationships between living organisms and the terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments, coupled with the interactions that result from natural and anthropogenic processes. On the Environmental Biology course you will benefit from advanced training in the interpretation of local and global environmental issues, field and theoretical aspects of biology and ecology, and in analytical techniques. You will also develop the skills necessary to work confidently in vocational areas such as conservation, environmental impact assessment, environmental management, monitoring and education, and fosters an objective, scientific and realistic approach to environmental biological issues that you may have to face in a professional capacity. The course develops skills necessary to work confidently in vocational areas such as conservation, environmental impact assessment, environmental management, monitoring and education, and fosters an objective, scientific and realistic approach to environmental biological issues that students may have to face in a professional capacity. This taught Master’s degree is assessed through a combination of examinations, coursework and a dissertation or research project.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park, Swansea | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This intensive lecture and practical based module covers science skills for students wishing to pursue postgraduate studies, including MSc, MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees. It will teach students how to make good use of library and internet resources (including Web of Science, Voyager and Blackboard), to design and analyse their experiments, and to make presentations of their data during conferences and symposia.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum of a second class (with 55% average) honours degree or equivalent in biological sciences or related field.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named Welsh University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Good University Guide 2017, is recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014), and won the Postgraduate award at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards...more