Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Wildlife Conservation and UAV Technology

Explore contemporary wildlife conservation on this Masters. The course is delivered by world-leading experts in wildlife conservation and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV/drone technology). You will be able to learn fieldskills during an overseas field trip and will have the opportunity to conduct your own conservation research project. - Complete this masters degree in one year (full time) - Delivered by world-leading experts in the field of wildlife conservation and drone technology - LJMU is the only UK university to offer a Masters degree in cutting edge drone technology applications for wildlife conservation - Overseas field trip to Tanzania included in the fees - this is a fantastic opportunity to observe chimpanzees in the wild. You will practice and develop advanced skills in behavioural observation, non-invasive sampling of health and welfare indicators and conservation monitoring+ - World-class teaching and laboratory facilities (including drone technology, genetics and GIS facilities) - Opportunity to design and complete a wildlife conservation study abroad using the latest software packages, such as ArcGIS, R, and Distance +The air fare, site accommodation and site costs are paid by Liverpool John Moores University. You will be required to meet other potential costs, such as field clothing, visas and immunisations if required.

Course modules

Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study. •Survey, Mapping and Field Skills Teaches the understanding and application of theoretical, practical and analytical skills in primatological or other wildlife fieldwork. •Drone Technology Provides a comprehensive overview of drone technology at a conceptual and practical level. Special emphasis is placed on being able to specify, select, install and deploy sub-systems to fulfil the requirements of an application. •Wildlife Conservation Covers both theoretical and practical skills in wildlife conservation. •Research Methods Provides extensive training in generic research knowledge and statistical techniques for the Natural Sciences as part of the preparation for the MSc dissertation. •Dissertation Requires you to conduct independent scientific research and make a major contribution in a chosen subject area through a supervised programme of individual study. The findings will be presented in the form of a written report.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed by written reports, verbal presentations, practical tests.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,450 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 8,000 per (Year 1) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Faculty of Science
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01512312888