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MSc/PGDipEnvironmental Conservation

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This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management.

Professional and conservation organisations have advised on the content of this degree, ensuring strong links between the programme and the needs of the conservation industry.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Principles and Practice of Environmental Conservation (15 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)
Environmental Conservation Project (60 credits)
Environmental Law and Policy (15 credits)
Restoration Ecology (15 credits)
Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)
Introduction to GIS for Natural Resource Management (15 credits)
Techniques in Applied Ecology (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Livestock in Sustainable Agriculture (15) (15 credits)
Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)
Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resources Management (15 credits)
Environmental Impact Assessment (15 credits)
Ecology and Conservation of Estuaries and Coastal Zones (15 credits)
Managing Tourism in Protected Areas (15 credits)
Tools for Sustainability (15 credits)
Open Course (15 credits)
Agroforestry (15 credits)
Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates from this programme can pursue careers with conservation organisations in the UK and overseas, including central and local government, environmental consultancies, non-governmental organisations, business, the media and environmental education.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 15, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States