Taught course

Applied Wildlife Forensics

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Biological Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess a 2:1 degree at the time of application, in a relevant area (or demonstrate equivalent experience in a related field, e.g. wildlife conservation, habitat or protected areas management, or ex situ conservation).

Relevant previous experience in the field is expected and an interview may also be required.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our course offers you an exciting opportunity to train in the discipline of wildlife forensics, in which the University of Chester is a pioneer. Wildlife conservation is increasingly urgent in today’s world. With this comes a growing demand for people with specialist academic and practical skills to apply to this problem.

We offer this novel area of wildlife conservation in a short course to update or further develop your existing skills. This will be done through the sharing of our expertise in field and lab-based research.

Our staff are passionately involved in pioneering projects, and have helped to lead the development of Wildlife Forensics as an academic subject area, having held the first international conference in October 2010. You will have the opportunity to work closely with staff in this exciting area.

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