University of Kent

University of Kent

Conservation Project Management

This course covers the biological, economic, legal, political and social aspects of biodiversity conservation and how these operate across spatial scales (from local to global levels). The pathway is designed for wildlife officers and administrators with practical experience in international conservation work, which they want to reinforce with formal scientific training, in addition to students with academic qualifications in other subjects who wish to retrain for a new career in conservation.

Entry requirements

A 2nd class Honours degree or better in a relevant subject; an Honours degree in other subjects together with relevant practical experience.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out primarily through continuous assessment of coursework with written examinations in some topics; the research dissertation is written up in the format of a paper for publication.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,820 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,690 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272