Global Wildlife Science and Policy (MSc)

Newcastle University the United Kingdom

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About Global Wildlife Science and Policy at Newcastle University

Our Global Wildlife Science and Policy MSc aims to combine science and policy in the fields of ecology and conservation. The course responds to a growing demand for professionals with an understanding of these areas.

What you'll learn:

The Global Wildlife Science and Policy MSc offers:

  • a professional focus that prepares you for the workplace
  • the skills necessary to work at the interface of science and policy
  • the knowledge to launch a global career in organisations such as Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES).

Your development:

Through the delivery of this course we seek to strengthen the relationships with institutions such as:

  • the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • North of England Zoological Society (Chester Zoo)
  • Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (Edinburgh Zoo)

You will benefit from the engagement with these organisations by taking part in projects delivered in collaboration with them.

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Entry requirements

 2:2 BSc or BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as:

  • microbiology
  • agriculture
  • environmental engineering
  • biology
  • biological sciences
  • ecology
  • environmental science
  • zoology
  • marine biology
  • oceanography
  • geography

We will also consider applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant experience.

English Language Requirements

To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language Requirements.

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

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