Taught course

Biodiversity and Conservation

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in Biology, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Oceanography, Physics or Zoology.

Part of the umbrella 'Environmental Management Programme'.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Environmental scientists are vital for the conservation and enhancement of our biodiversity. The accurate monitoring of species diversity, change, population abundance and distribution are key in the protection and enhancement of our ecosystems. This course provides students with excellent preparation for a career as an environmental scientist in conservation, whether working for local authorities, NGOs or international consultancies.

Compulsory modules include: Environmental Impact Assessment; Freshwater Ecosystems; Global Change Biology; MSc Research Project; Advanced Quantitative Methods

Optional modules include:
Environmental Pollution; Deep Sea Ecology; Environmental Law and Management; Geographical Information Systems; Natural Resource Governance; Bioenergy; Rivers and Fisheries Restoration; Applied Ecology; River Basin Management; Environmental Modelling and Spatial Analysis.

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Engineering and Environment
Email
pgtapply.fee@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 4651