University of Reading

University of Reading

Wildlife Management and Conservation

* Prepare for employment in the competitive wildlife conservation sector * Emphasis is placed on CV development * Relevant extracurricular activities help you to hone the skills and qualities desired by employers * Less than 30% of the contact hours are spent in a lecture room and there are no written examinations **Biological Sciences at Reading** Learn from enthusiastic and friendly academics with a real passion for their subject. You will be able to draw on their experience, gained from years of teaching and research in both biomedical and evolutionary biology/ecology. We emphasise cross-disciplinary and quantitative approaches to research. Our interests span the broad scope of modern biology, from individual molecules to global biodiversity and sustainability. As a student in our School, you will benefit from access to our outstanding research and teaching facilities. These include the Cole Museum of Zoology and the Herbarium, which contain over 4,000 zoological specimens and around 300,000 plant specimens. Additionally, we have a range of modern, well-equipped laboratories. These include automated DNA sequencers and real-time PCR machines for molecular work; a state-of-the-art imaging suite with confocal and super-resolution microscopes; dedicated microbiology laboratories for the study of bacteria and viruses; excellent computing facilities for computer-intensive work in phylogenetics, bioinformatics, protein structure, evolution and population biology; and controlled environment suites for the study of invertebrates and plants.

Entry requirements

MSc: You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a biological, environmental, geographical or agricultural science or a related subject, but each application will be considered individually. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)].

Course modules

MSc: * Vertebrate conservation * Vertebrate survey and management * Geographic information systems for wildlife managers * Current Issues in conservation * Field trips MSc: * Vertebrate conservation * Vertebrate survey and assessment * Current Issues in conservation * Geographic information systems for wildlife managers * Field trips


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 19,350 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,820 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,210 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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