Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Conservation Management

This taught Masters degree is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in conservation management or ecological consultancy, professions which increasingly require postgraduate qualification for establishment and progression. The course puts a high emphasis on practical field experience for managing habitats, monitoring species and developing biological identification skills for plants, invertebrates and vertebrates. These activities are allied to a clear theoretical framework underpinning ecology and conservation practice. We welcome applications from recent graduates, experienced consultants, conservation workers or those seeking a career change.

Entry requirements

MSc: You would normally have as a minimum, a lower second class honours degree. Alternative qualifications / experience will be considered with consultation.

Course modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment methods

The course has a variety of assessment methods which are designed to develop the full range of skills and expertise relevant to the subject. These include a research thesis, scientific reports, voucher specimen collections, vegetation portfolios, field-based management plans and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 12,750 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 5,040 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 28 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,000 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,220 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 29 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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