University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Wildlife Conservation

This course is a unique collaboration, jointly delivered by Southampton and Marwell Wildlife, a conservation charity with a zoological park as part of its conservation profile. It is the only wildlife conservation programme currently available in the UK to offer such a high degree of interaction between a university and a conservation organisation. Our aim is to produce individuals with the skills, experience and academic credentials required for employment as conservation biologists.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: Undergraduate (first- or upper second-class) or postgraduate degree in of biology, zoology and ecology or closely related discipline

Course modules

- Wildlife Conservation: Disciplines and Principles - Fieldwork- Before, During and After (10 day field course to Marwell Wildlife's conservation and research site in Kenya) - Techniques in monitoring and surveying - Advanced Quantitative methods - MRes Wildlife Conservation research project (independent research in the UK or Africa)

Assessment methods

A combination of written examinations, oral presentations, essays, and fieldwork reports. Assessment of your knowledge and understanding is undertaken primarily via these summative assessment methods; in addition you will receive feedback on all formally assessed work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 23,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 12,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Telephone number: 
02380595000