Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Wildlife Management

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).

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant experience are also considered. This applies in particular to relevant work experience in the wildlife management sector. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Contact: 
School of Biology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 4848