University of Chester

University of Chester

Applied Wildlife Forensics

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, and this has helped lead the development of wildlife forensics as an academic subject area; students study wildlife crime, supported by conservation genetics; they also have the opportunity to obtain essential field identification skills.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject (e.g. biology, biological sciences, environmental science, animal behaviour etc.); or substantial relevant working experience together with evidence of recent study.

Assessment methods

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
PgCert Part-time £ 1,560 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,600 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000