Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Countryside Management

The programme develops an aptitude in students to make informed decisions for the conservation and management of biodiversity in the context of sustainable development and stakeholder involvement. You will also develop your ability to use and collect biological records and subject them to critical analysis.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience or interest in countryside management through either a relevant degree or equivalent qualification and/or appropriate work/volunteer experience. Typically, this multi-disciplinary programme attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Course modules

Modules include: Countryside management; identification and surveying techniques; research methods in biological recording; practical techniques (including field course); project.

Assessment methods

A mix of assessments includes portfolios, practical reports, completing consultations, poster presentations and fieldwork plus completion of a final year dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

Key information

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0161 247 6969