Taught course

Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice

Institution
UWE Bristol · Department of Applied Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Please see the entry for this course on the UWE Bristol website for more information.

Months of entry

January

Course content

MSc Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice is not just theoretical. It's designed to give you practical experience of contemporary techniques for conserving biodiversity in a rapidly changing world. Delivered in collaboration with the internationally renowned Bristol Zoological Society (BZS), the course is unique in the way it prepares you for practical conservation.

There is a pressing need for conservationists to create and work with emerging technologies. The course focuses on developing your innovation and entrepreneurial skills. You'll develop your practice in ecosystem and species conservation, communication and effecting behaviour change, ensuring you're able to maximise opportunities for biodiversity conservation.

Hands-on conservation experience

Teaching is delivered via a series of intense, four-day, online teaching blocks, combined with online distance learning.

Teaching is split equally between BZS staff and UWE Bristol staff, with some additional content from other partner organisations, such as Natural England and the Wildlife Trusts.

You'll have the opportunity to network with practising conservationists and ecologists from a wide range of organisations. Interact with experts engaged in ground-breaking conservation projects across the globe. This gives you the opportunity to develop your professional network and hone your skills towards the job you want.

Most teaching blocks include at least one guest tutor from an outside organisation. Some of the module assignments will require you to network with conservation managers from your local area too.

We are pleased to inform you that Bristol Zoo Gardens plans to expand as they move to their Wild Place in the next few years. This relocation will enable their team to develop future facing wildlife conservation projects and education facilities. This puts UWE Bristol in the unique position of being co-creators of this state-of-the-art facility, providing exciting new opportunities for you as a wildlife conservation student.

For an up to date list of modules and course delivery, please see the course entry on the UWE Bristol website.

We hold a number of University-wide open evenings as well as a number of subject specific events throughout the year for anyone considering postgraduate and professional study. Read more about events at UWE Bristol.

Fees and funding

Please see our postgraduate funding pages for more information.

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
UWE Admissions
Email
admissions@uwe.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)117 32 83333