Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Ecology and Conservation

This scheme offers great flexibility of choice from a wide range of modules that meet the needs or interests of any student of ecological or conservation sciences. This vocational degree offers you the chance to blend ecological and environmental science topics with those from areas such as social science, geography, and statistics. You will gain an understanding of the relationships between living organisms and their physical, chemical and biotic environment whilst learning important skills related to environmental monitoring and management.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work). Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules on offer include: Conservation biology; data analysis and interpretation; environmental management; food security, agriculture and climate change; geoinformatics; habitat management; lake ecology; sustainable soil management; using the national vegetation classification; wildlife monitoring techniques; wildlife population ecology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,100 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

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Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510257