University of Derby

University of Derby

Conservation Biology

This course is designed to develop knowledge in a range of theoretical aspects of conservation biology and to give the opportunity to gain practical experience in the field. Students will be given the opportunity to study the reasons why so many species are under threat and develop skills in the management of species and the wider environment. A major part of this course is the independent research project which can be designed to suit individual interests. Students will have the flexibility to research into a topic of their choice, so they can tailor it to meet their career aspirations.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a related scientific subject (at least 2nd class) or equivalent experience.

Course modules

Modules may include: conservation biology in principle and practice; ecological surveying; identification for conservation biology; analytical methods for ecologists; critical issues in the environment; environmental impact assessment; environmental policy and law; environmental pollution management strategies; habitat management; tropical conservation biology; wildlife conservation; practical training-based placement; independent scholarly activity.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,440 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,440 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 550 per Module (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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