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Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health (Online Learning) MSc

Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health (Online Learning) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Studies Conservation / Protection Of Specific Environments

Course type


Course Summary

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management. It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global Health Academy and partner global associates, to deliver first class teaching and research in the field of Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health.

The programme is delivered using innovative online learning. It involves a mixed teaching approach that includes independent study and reflection, as well as online discussion and group project work. You will assess all aspects of ecosystems, aiming to conserve and maintain their sustainability in both the developing and developed world. This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Academies. This programme has been designed to help you find work in environmental, intergovernmental, national and international agencies, as well as lobby groups, NGOs and other research groups.

Different course options

Online | The University of Edinburgh | 3 years | SEP

Study mode



3 years

Start date



This course uses a thematic approach to understand the major issues in ecosystem health and sustainability, presenting relevant examples to illustrate the major problems and how solutions to these can be achieved.
Optional Modules

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a zoological, biological, environmental, veterinary or a relevant bio-science topic. If students degree is in an unrelated discipline but have relevant work experience will also be considered.