University of Chester
This programme covers a wide-range of areas within wildlife conservation; staff are involved in pioneering projects, including welfare assessment for conservation and the Scottish Wildcat Project, which has helped lead the development of wildlife forensics as an academic subject area; students study wildlife crime, supported by conservation genetics; in addition, the understudied area of welfare in conservation is a focus and students have the opportunity to obtain essential Field Identification Skills.
A minimum of 2.2 Honours degree, which normally has a significant content of biological science (e.g. biology, biological sciences, environmental science, animal behaviour etc); or substantial relevant working experience together with evidence of recent study or writing at an appropriate level. Overseas candidates should also be competent in English and have achieved, as a minimum, IELTS-6.5.
Core modules: conservation genetics; wildlife crime; behaviour and welfare in wildlife conservation; managing wildlife populations and landscapes; biodiversity informatics; field research techniques for wildlife conservation; dissertation.
Assessment is achieved through coursework; the coursework assessment may focus on laboratory reports, case studies, essays or data manipulation exercises.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Parkgate Road Campus||Chester||CH1 4BJ||North West|