Taught course

Applied Wildlife Forensics

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Biological Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Minimum of an upper second class (2:1) honours degree, which normally has a significant content of Biological Science (e.g. Biology, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, Animal Behaviour etc.); or substantial relevant working experience together with evidence of recent study.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme covers a wide-range of areas within wildlife conservation. Staff are involved in pioneering projects, including welfare assessment for conservation, the Scottish Wildcat Project, and this has helped lead the development of Wildlife Forensics as an academic subject area. Students will carry out field and lab work that gives insight into key research in this area. Students will study Wildlife Crime, supported by Conservation Genetics. Students will also have the opportunity to obtain essential Field Identification Skills.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 - 24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511 000
Fax
+44 (0)1244 513 111