Manchester Metropolitan University
The programme is designed to develop your ability to use and collect biological records and subject them to critical analysis. It is run in association with the Field Studies Council and the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
At least an upper 2nd-Class UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a subject such as ecology, biology, zoology, botany, animal behaviour or environmental science is normally required. Applicants from different academic backgrounds or without formal qualifications � but with equivalent experience � will also be considered.
Modules include: Managing biological recording; research methods in biological recording; site assessments using vegetation and invertebrates; identifying difficult invertebrate groups; identifying bryophytes for recording and conservation; identifying difficult higher plant groups; bird survey techniques; identification and survey techniques; dissertation.
Essays, presentations, practical assignments such as collection and preparation of voucher specimens, construction of identification keys, site evaluations, identification tests, production of posters and mock journal papers.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|The Gateway (Shrewsbury)||Shrewsbury||SY1 1NB||West Midlands|
0161 247 6969