University of Gloucestershire
Students follow a curriculum with a highly practical emphasis, undertaking hands-on exercises in field and laboratory settings. In the field, students learn identification skills for a range of species in several key taxonomic groups as well as industry-standard survey techniques such as phase 1 habitat surveying, habitat condition assessments, national vegetation classification and bird territory mapping. Laboratory sessions will include use of microscopes in taxonomy and analysis of environmental parameters, such as water oxygen levels and soil nutrient status, to enable better understanding of species-environment interactions.
You will need at least a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject; mature students with substantial relevant work experience may be considered without a degree qualification.
Modules include: Applied ecology and conservation; biological surveying and species identification; citizen science and public engagement in ecology; geographic information systems: mapping and remote sensing; environmental pollution and remediation; environmental assessment.
Assessment is based on a range of coursework with an emphasis on field and laboratory research and consultancy reports.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,860 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Francis Close Hall||Cheltenham||GL50 4AZ||South West|
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