University of Salford
The world currently faces its first human-induced massed extinction event, due to the non-sustainable use of the planet's resources. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature estimates that more than 20% of all vertebrate species are at immediate risk of extinction because of human activities. This crisis is being tackled at different levels by conservation professionals and scientists.
This course will provide you with the skills you will need as a wildlife conservation scientist, enabling you to solve or mitigate these problems.
To gain entry onto this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (such as biological sciences, anthropology or veterinary science) with a minimum classification of 2:2.
We also welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria, but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
- Research and Professional Practice
- Conservation Planning for Wildlife
- GIS and remote sensing applied to Wildlife Conservation
- Contemporary topics in Conservation Management
- Conservation Genetics
- Invasive Species Biology
- Field Monitoring of Biodiversity
- Wildlife Health and Disease
Essay, project, presentation, dissertation.
Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).
For up-to-date fees, visit the University of Salford's website.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||-||3 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2017||-||6 months|
|Full-time||September 2017||-||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Salford||Salford||M5 4WT||North West|
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