Wetland Science and Conservation
This course gives students a thorough understanding of all aspects of wetland science and ecology; students also gain experience and knowledge on the complex conservation, restoration and management issues associated with wetlands; field and laboratory work covers the latest techniques in environmental analysis needed for contemporary wetland monitoring and experimentation; students learn a variety of instrumental analysis techniques suitable for ecologists interested in environmental analysis and those studying a wide variety of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, not just wetlands; the theory, practical use and basic maintenance of the instruments are covered, along with sample collection and analysis.
A 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant biological sciences subject required; students aged 25 or older with sufficient relevant work/academic experience; English language criteria: students must provide documented verification of IELTS (or equivalent qualification) level 6.0 or greater English language ability or be assessed at ELCOS to posses a level of English language ability equivalent too or greater than IELTS 6.0. (with no element below 5.5).
Modules include: wetland ecology; classification of wetland types; properties and functions of wetlands; wetland zoology and botanical adaptations; wetland hydrology and biogeochemistry; carbon sequestration in wetlands; use of wetlands for carbon offsetting; wetland conservation and restoration techniques; use and design of constructed wetlands; wetland plant identification.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bangor Campus||Bangor (Wales)||LL57 2DG||Wales|