Taught course

Ecology and Biodiversity

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 BSc or BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as:

  • microbiology
  • agriculture
  • environmental engineering
  • biology
  • biological sciences
  • ecology
  • environmental science
  • zoology
  • marine biology
  • oceanography
  • geography

We will also consider applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Ecology and Biodiversity MSc gives you the skills for a successful career as an ecologist or in an environmentally-related field.

You will gain the knowledge and skills you need to work in conservation biology and other environmental or ecological roles. You’ll study an area of ecological science, from both a UK and international perspective.

Areas covered include:

  • global wildlife conservation policy and practice
  • environmental impacts
  • international sustainable development

This course has a professional focus, which will help prepare you for the workplace. You'll learn advanced methods to analyse published ecological literature, global conservation policies and assessment methods.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language Requirements. Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Academic Secretary
Email
snes.programme.enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 4848