Applicants should possess or expect to possess a first or upper second class Honours Degree, based in a science related degree. Applicants with a lower second class Honours Degree but with relevant experience will also be considered; other applicants without standard qualifications but with extensive relevant practical experience may also be considered. Prospective students with non-standard entry qualifications are advised to discuss their personal position with the course tutor.
Core modules: GIS Tools for Biodiversity Mapping and Conservation (30 credits), Communication Skills for Conservation (30 credits), Landscapes, Ecological Networks and Ecosystem Services (15 credits), Research Methods (15 credits), Research Project (60 credits)Optional modulesStudy Tour: Understanding Biodiversity & Sustainability (15 credits)Ecotourism and Nature Tourism (15 credits)Sustainable Tourism Management (15 credits)Wildlife Conservation (15 credits)Biogeography (15 credits)Population Ecology and Wildlife Management (15 credits)Practical Marine Biology (15 credits)Countryside Management (15 credits)
Months of entry
Develop the practical skills you need for a career in wildlife conservation. Learn through a mix of face-to-face and distance-learning, on a course that’s been developed in partnership with environmental organisations to ensure you’re skilled and employable in this rewarding area.
Careers areas include conservation biology, environmental consultancy or in conservation education. You may find work within a non-governmental organisation (NGO), charity, zoo, private company, a government body or in a related field such as ecotourism. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career and move up to our Animal and Environmental Sciences PhD.
Information for international students
This course is not available to international students requiring Tier 4 Student visa because it does not meet the UK Border Agency requirements for Tier 4 study.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Anglia Ruskin Applicant Enquiries Team
- 01245 686868