University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Forensic and Conservation Genetics

The programme is designed for graduate students interested in developing skills in using genetics for wildlife conservation and animal/wildlife forensic investigations; the course will develop theoretical knowledge and practical application of the use of genetics in these fields, teaching will be carried out using a combination of lectures, practicals and self directed study, and students will learn the fundamentals of molecular genetics and population genetics that underpin the areas of forensic and conservation genetics, in addition to 6 taught modules, students will undertake a 3-module research project which will develop research skills, students graduating from this course will be well placed to undertake further research at the doctoral level or take up jobs in: Forensics; genetics; veterinary; diagnostic; wildlife protection laboratories.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400