University of Southampton
Biodiversity and Conservation
Environmental scientists are vital for the conservation and enhancement of our biodiversity. The accurate monitoring of species diversity, change, population abundance and distribution are key in the protection and enhancement of our ecosystems. This industry-relevant course provides students with excellent preparation for a career as an environmental scientist in conservation, whether working for local authorities, NGOs or international consultancies.
Honours degree in an appropriate subject (e.g. environmental sciences, geography, biology) or equivalent training and experience (subject to approval).
Compulsory modules include: environmental impact assessment; freshwater ecosystems; global change biology; spatial ecology and conservation; research project development; advanced research project. Optional modules: environmental pollution; deep sea ecology; environmental law and management; geographical information systems; natural resource governance; bioenergy; rivers and fisheries restoration; applied ecology; environmental modelling and spatial analysis; river basin management; new politics of climate change.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Highfield Campus||Southampton||SO17 1BJ||South East|
Engineering and Environment
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