Swansea University

Swansea University

Environmental Biology (Conservation and Resource Management)

The course focuses on the relationships between living organisms and the terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments, coupled with the interactions that result from natural and anthropogenic processes. On the course applicants benefit from advanced training in the interpretation of local and global environmental issues, field and theoretical aspects of biology and ecology and analytical techniques.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above in biological sciences or related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or a Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Conservation of aquatic resources; core science skills and research methods; ecosystems; environmental assessment and management; geographical information systems; remote sensing of the changing environment; research project in environmental biology.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295142