Oxford Brookes University

Primate Conservation

This course combines the expertise of anthropologists and biologists to examine primate conservation biology in a broad context, with particular emphasis on the relationships between humans and wildlife in forest and woodland environments. It provides an international and multidisciplinary forum to help understand the issues and promote effective action.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in anthropology, biology, ecology, psychology or an acceptable related discipline. Students who are not graduates, or those who have graduated in an unrelated discipline, are considered for entry to the course if they can demonstrate in their application and in an interview that they are able to work at an advanced level in the discipline. Students may also be asked to write a short essay and/or present evidence of original work in support of their application. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0-7.0 (normally with 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking).

Course modules

Taught modules include: Primate conservation and diversity; people-primate interactions; primate conservation; genetics and population management; captive management and rehabilitation; conservation education.

Assessment methods

There is a range of assessment styles, including written coursework (essays, article reviews, scientific report writing), oral presentations, quizzes and the practical assignment or project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,270 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,190 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 8 months
PgDip Full-time - 8 months
PgDip Part-time - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01865 484901