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 Honours 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 Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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