Taught course

Applied Wildlife Conservation

Institution
Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A first degree, with Honours, in a Science related subject and at a minimum final classification of upper second (2:1). Applicants with slightly lower qualifications may be considered if they have substantial work experience in conservation.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Amplify your impact at ARU Cambridge.

Develop the practical skills you need for a career in wildlife conservation. The course was developed in partnership with environmental organisations to ensure you’re skilled and employable in this rewarding area. It allows development of skills including the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software, research skills and communication skills, with an optional laboratory-based module on conservation genetics.

Our planet is in urgent need of capable and well-trained wildlife conservationists to find solutions to the problems of biodiversity loss. If you’re passionate about wildlife and planning a career in conservation, our exciting Masters course will equip you with the skills you need. You’ll focus on the sustainable management of wildlife and habitats, with an emphasis on developing practical skills and the ability to analyse and interpret data in the interests of conservation. Our course has been developed with international conservation organisations, so you can be sure you’ll be gaining skills and knowledge valued by employers in the field.

Field trips give you the chance to apply your skills whilst working on conservation projects in the UK and abroad. You can choose to go on an exciting residential field trip (usually in Borneo, but this may vary) to explore the issues central to wildlife conservation in situ. There you’ll have the opportunity to visit a research station and apply your skills in a tropical forest conservation project. Every year we also welcome a wide range of guest lecturers who share their inspiring and innovative experiences of working in wildlife conservation.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

UK students
8100
International students
14500

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the university website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Graduates from this course may find employment in the following areas: working as a conservation biologist for an NGO or government body working as an environmental consultant working in the area of education working in related industries (ecotourism).

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Customer Service
Email
answers@aru.ac.uk
Phone
01245 686868