Taught course

Applied Wildlife Conservation

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Technology

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

Our course, developed in partnership with environmental organisations to maximise your employability, focuses on the sustainable management of wildlife and habitat and features field trips in the UK and overseas.

Over the course of your study, you'll develop skills including the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software, research and communication skills. There's an optional laboratory-based module on conservation genetics.

Core modules

  • GIS Tools for Biodiversity Mapping and Conservation
  • Distributions, Landscapes and Conservation
  • Current Topics in Wildlife Conservation
  • Behavioural Ecology and Conservation
  • Communication Skills for Conservation
  • Research Methods
  • Masters Research Project

Optional modules

  • Study Tour: Understanding Biodiversity and Sustainability
  • Practical Applications of DNA Based Technologies

Please note that modules are subject to change and availability.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

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

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-15 months
part time
24 months

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

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01245 686868