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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 6500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15000 per year

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About Biodiversity Conservation at Bournemouth University

 This biodiversity conservation degree, taught by specialists in the field, will give you an in-depth knowledge of the science and practice of biodiversity conservation. It will equip you with the skills required for a career in biodiversity conservation.

Topics covered include biodiversity assessment and monitoring, site survey, management and restoration, GIS and data analysis, ecological principles and regulatory frameworks. You'll learn about the latest developments in conservation science and practice, and hone your ability to communicate effectively.

Field-based teaching features throughout to capitalise on the BU’s location within a biodiversity hotspot. Situated on the Dorset coast, BU is within easy reach of outstanding environments of global importance for conservation, including the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Wessex Downs, Dorset heaths, Poole Harbour and New Forest.

 

Core Modules:

  • Conservation in Practice
  • Field Ecology Skills
  • Frontiers in Biodiversity
  • Quantitative & Spatial Analysis
  • Research Project

Option Modules (Choose 2):

  • Advanced Quantitative & Spatial Methods
  • Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services
  • Conservation Genetics
  • International Law of the Environment
  • Primate Behaviour & Ecology

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Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2, or equivalent, in a required subject. and/or relevant comprehensive professional experience. Required subjects: Biology, Ecology, Environmental sciences, Earth & Geographical sciences or Conservation Biology.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

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