Taught course

Biodiversity Conservation

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject.

Required subjects: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Earth & Geographical Sciences, Conservation Biology, Zoology, Ecology and Wildlife Conservation.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study MSc Biodiversity Conservation at BU?

  • Study in a location perfectly suited to learn about biodiversity conservation
  • Develop your knowledge of ecology, geography, social science, psychology and technology in this political and socio-economically important subject area
  • Enjoy access to a vast amount of research from our academics, including; tropical and temperate ecosystems, grassland, forest, freshwater, coastal and marine environments
  • Learn about the latest developments in conservation science and practice, hone your ability to communicate effectively, and be mentored in identifying flora and fauna
  • Benefit from our wide network of professional contacts to find a six-week placement In the UK or abroad to suit your individual career aspirations
  • Profit from our expert academics who are actively researching biodiversity conservation worldwide and bring their expertise to every session.

Course accreditation

Join a course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, the professional body representing ecologists and environment managers in the UK and overseas.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry:

  • India: Bachelor’s degree (4 years) from a recognised HE institution with a minimum overall result of 50% or second division
  • Nigeria: Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum classification of 2:2
  • Thailand: Thai Bachelor's (Honours) degree from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Turkey: Bachelor’s degree (Lisans Diplomasi - four years) with a minimum overall GPA of 2.3/4.0
  • Vietnam: Bachelor's degree/Bang tot nghiep dai hoc with an average score of 6.5/10, or a Master’s degree/Thac si.

All applications will be subject to a minimum grade and your degree may need to be in a relevant subject area.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,750
International students
£15,750

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1202 961 916