Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Conservation Science

The course provides a quantitative basis for conservation work, including decision theory; conservation planning; statistical computing and modelling; enabling students to collect, analyse and use both socio-economic and biological information, to give an interdisciplinary understanding of the theory and practice of conservation.

Entry requirements

A strong commitment to a career in international conservation, and either an excellent academic record or substantial relevant work experience, or both; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Framework for analysis; techniques in conservation science; implementing conservation action; case studies; plus research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of examinations; oral presentations; essays and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,200 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,800 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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