Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Zoo Conservation Biology

Are you passionate about animal welfare and keen to shape the management of the zoos of the future? Students from over 20 nationalities have chosen our unique programme, the first of its kind in the world. Study factors affecting animal behaviour, conservation, welfare and their interactions, as well as international zoo management and collaboration. Our partnership with Paignton Zoo gives you regular access to their connections, research and expertise - so you're primed to make a difference.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates with experience in a relevant area are also encouraged to apply. If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.

Course modules

Core modules: conservation ecology and society; contemporary zoo management; postgraduate research skills and methods; research project; small population conservation; zoo animal behaviour; welfare and zoo animal health, nutrition and management.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858