University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Wildlife and Conservation Management

This programme in Wildlife and Conservation Management brings together the physical, chemical, biological, socioeconomic, administrative and legislative aspects of land planning, providing the skills you need for an exciting and rewarding career as an environmental conservation manager. It combines a broad understanding of the science and management of conservation, putting emphasis on integrating specialist knowledge and practical skills with IT and communication.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honors degree in an environmentally related subject. Other applicants will be considered on an individual basis. EU applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: applied geospatial analysis; restoration ecology; environmental management and legislation; wildlife surveying; terrestrial and aquatic conservation; European field expedition; MSc project. Optional modules: tropical ecology; tropical environmental monitoring; tools for sustainable development; work based learning project; remote sensing for environmental management.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a range of methods depending on your module choice, these include: examinations, coursework such as writing reports of field excursions. You will also analyse case studies, undertake presentations, participate in workshops and analyse data.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glyntaff Campus Pontypridd CF37 4BD Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
08455 767778