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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 Ecology

Course type


Course Summary

Programme description

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.

You will assess all aspects of ecosystems, aiming to conserve and maintain their sustainability in both the developing and developed world.

Career opportunities

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 | Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom | 3 years | 14-SEP-20

Study mode



3 years

Start date



This course is designed to introduce the student to evolutionary theory and example to help understand the origin and scope of diversity in the living world. The concept of biodiversity is developed and the student will learn how it is measured and managed. The drivers for biodiversity loss, both past and present are introduced and discussed, with particular emphasis on the interaction between human activities and the current acceleration in biodiversity loss.

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

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a zoological, biological, environmental, veterinary or a relevant bio-science topic. We may also consider your application if your degree is in an unrelated discipline but you have relevant work experience.

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