Taught course

Conservation Management under Global Change

Institution
Writtle University College · Conservation
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent qualification ideally in a related discipline. Equivalent qualifications and relevant experience within the industry will be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides understanding of complex scientific and policy issues involved in the conservation management of species and ecosystems. The opportunity to develop expertise in designing, planning and undertaking appropriate research and management projects within the discipline. The necessary preparation for further academic progression or employment in the fields of conservation and rural resource management in
the academic, voluntary, public and private sectors. Modules include: Research Methods; Protected Area Management; Species Conservation; Managing for Sustainable Ecosystems; Conservation Policy and Practice; Biological Surveying; Environmental Education.

Information for international students

An IELTS score of 6.5 is required. There are a range of pre-sessional English language programmes available with further English support classes during term time.

Fees and funding

International students who have secured a place on the course, may be selected and put forward for a Marshall Papworth Scholarship. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and provide partial funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

PGDip

part time
20-36 months
full time
8 months

PGCert

part time
16-36 months
full time
4 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
anya.perera@writtle.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1245 424200
Fax
+44 (0)1245 420456