Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Conservation Management

An understanding of biodiversity and its management is increasingly important; this is reflected in the various employment opportunities with consultancies, local councils, national agencies and voluntary bodies; however what is increasingly becoming an all graduate profession is rarely taught to any depth on undergraduate courses; this Masters programme equips the graduate to work in this area by delivering a cohesive programme comprising interesting and relevant modules whilst also addressing the environmental components of the current school curriculum.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree; alternative qualifications or experience is considered with consultation.

Course modules

Modules: research project; ecology and biogeography in conservation; biodiversity planning and legislation; remote sensing for conservation management; GIS and cartography for conservation management; conservation placement; restoration ecology; vertebrate monitoring and management; invertebrate ecology; management planning; management in practice; field botany.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,680 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 26 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

Key information

Telephone number: 
01695 657000