Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Wildlife Biology and Conservation

The greatest challenge facing conservation biologists today is the preservation of the world�s biodiversity in the face of considerable human demands on space and resources. This course is designed to train students to meet this challenge. By combining the disciplines of wildlife biology and conservation biology. Staff will help develop and apply existing knowledge of biology to issues of wildlife management and conservation.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in ecology, zoology, envrionmental science, wildlife biology, or animal biology in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualificiations if the applicant has sufficient work experience within this industry.

Course modules

Modules include: Biodiversity and conservation; humans and wildlife; analysis and management of wildlife and population; field and labratory skills; sciencetific methods; evolution and taxonomy; MSc research project.

Sponsorship information

Student loans, trusts and grants available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,510 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months
MSc Distance learning - 42 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning
Sighthill Campus Edinburgh EH11 4BN Scotland

Key information

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Telephone number: 
0333 900 6040