This programme provides a link between the theory and practice of wildlife management from the perspective of the regulatory authorities associated with UK wildlife management. Students gain: advanced knowledge of wildlife management theory, the principles of biodiversity and conservation, epidemiology and wildlife conflicts; practical skills in wildlife and environmental data collection, data analysis, data handling, statistics and modelling methodologies with a focus on providing evidence for policy; training in humaneness and welfare for home office licensing; field skills in wildlife monitoring, surveying, tracking and sampling integrating with GIS; problem solving skills to address wildlife problems in a policy context. The course is run jointly by the School of Biology at Newcastle and the National Wildlife Management Centre (NWMC) at Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
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