Edinburgh Napier University
Conservation and Management of Protected Areas
Protected areas are recognised as a key tool in conservation. Governments often use their designation as evidence of their commitment to the environment but optimal site selection and monitoring may be lacking. This programme will equip you with the relevant theories involved in the selection of terrestrial and aquatic protected areas as well as the practical skills required to monitor and manage them.
Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above with a background in: ecology, zoology, wildlife biology, veterinary science, environmental science, biological sciences, geography, conservation management, land management, aquatic or terrestrial biology. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have a degree equivalent qualification or a degree without Honours plus appropriate experience.
Trimester 1: wildlife management, humans and wildlife, scientific methods. Trimester 2: evolution and taxonomy, management of aquatic protected areas, field and laboratory skills. Trimester 3: independent research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,510 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 570 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,614 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sighthill Campus||Edinburgh||EH11 4BN||Scotland|
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