University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Environmental Conservation

This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management. Professional and conservation organisations have advised on the content of this degree, ensuring strong links between the programme and the needs of the conservation industry. Compulsory courses: Principles and practice of environmental conservation; English language support (for postgraduate students in the school of science); environmental conservation project; environmental law and policy; restoration ecology; research methods for postgraduates; introduction to GIS for natural resource management; techniques in applied ecology. Optional modules: Livestock in sustainable agriculture; risk analysis for agriculture and environment; corporate social responsibility and natural resources management; environmental impact assessment; ecology and conservation of estuaries and coastal zones; managing tourism in protected areas; tools for sustainability; open course; agroforestry; soils and environments. Compulsory courses: Techniques in Applied Ecology; Introduction to GIS for Natural Resource Management; Principles and Practice of Environmental Conservation; Environmental Law and Policy; Restoration ecology; Research Methods for Postgraduates; Individual Environmental Project; English language support (for postgraduate students in the school of science); environmental conservation project; Optional courses: Environmental Impact Assessment; Ecology and Conservation of Estuaries and Coastal Zones; Managing Tourism in Protected Areas; Open Course The following options are not covered by CIEEM accreditation: Livestock in Sustainable Agriculture; Risk Analysis for Agriculture and Environment; Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resources Management;; Tools for Sustainability; Agroforestry; Soils and Environments. The programme is accredited by CIEEM NEW: Taster course: Exploring Environmental Conservation https://explore.gre.ac.uk/local/splashpages/view.php?id=3

Entry requirements

MSc: An appropriate first degree, normally at 2.1 or above, in an ecological, scientific or environmental management discipline or relevant personal/professional experience. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Principles and practice of environmental conservation; English language support (for postgraduate students in the school of science); environmental conservation project; environmental law and policy; restoration ecology; research methods for postgraduates; introduction to GIS for natural resource management; techniques in applied ecology. Optional modules: Livestock in sustainable agriculture; risk analysis for agriculture and environment; corporate social responsibility and natural resources management; environmental impact assessment; ecology and conservation of estuaries and coastal zones; managing tourism in protected areas; tools for sustainability; open course; agroforestry; soils and environments.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through assessments, coursework and examinations that are practically focused using real-world examples and case studies. Portfolios demonstrating competencies are an important component and provide a tangible record to show potential employers.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus ME4 4TB South East

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