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Wildlife and Conservation Management MSc

Wildlife and Conservation Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Wildlife Conservation / Protection Environmental Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management combines a broad understanding of the science and management of conservation, putting emphasis on integrating specialist knowledge and practical skills with IT and communication. You will develop a wide range of skills, including biodiversity, survey techniques, environmental management and monitoring systems, geographical information systems and an understanding of relevant ecological principles, legislation and regulatory frameworks. What’s more, our extensive and exciting fieldwork programme will train you in a wide range of environmental survey and assessment techniques. The world’s environments have long been threatened by human impact. As pressures on the natural environment intensify, there is a growing need for professionals skilled in conservation and environmental management.

Accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) the Environment and Resources Professional Group of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management brings together the physical, chemical, biological, socioeconomic, administrative and legislative aspects of land planning, providing the skills you need for an exciting and rewarding career as an environmental conservation manager. Graduates from our MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management course have progressed to careers in the Environment Agency, utility companies, local, national and international conservation organizations, environmental consultancies, and regional and national government. Several others have progressed on to PhD study and into academic careers.

Different course options

Full time | Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This project is often done in co-operation with conservation organisations such as National Parks; English Nature / Countryside Council for Wales; National Botanic Garden; Environment Agency and Wildlife Trusts. Examples of recent projects include coral reef conservation in the Bahamas; feeding habits of Groupers off Honduras; deforestation in SE Asia; invasive species in Cardiff Bay; biodiversity increase with organic farming; butterfly reintroduction and habitats; recognition of Japanese Knotweed by remote sensing.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum 2:2 Honours degree in an environmentally-related subject. Other students will be considered on an individual basis.