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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,845 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000