Applied Ecology and Conservation (Part time) (MSc)

University of East Anglia (UEA) the United Kingdom

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About Applied Ecology and Conservation (Part time) at University of East Anglia (UEA)

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Core modules explore ecological survey methods, current global issues in conservation, research skills for ecologists and statistics. To shape the course to your interest, choose from a diverse range of optional modules, such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS), practical conservation, work placement, restoration ecology, conservation genetics, biodiversity conservation and human society and ecological modelling. The broad areas of topics within this course are given solid grounding through planning, fundraising and executing a research project.

Structure

The MSc Applied Ecology and Conservation has a flexible course structure suitable for students who wish to build the skills necessary for a range of careers in conservation and applied ecology. The one year programme starts with a field course. You will take a combination of taught modules during the first half of the year, spending the second half on an individual research project, often overseas.

Teaching

Most of the teaching is conducted by Conservation Biologists and Ecologists in the Schools of Biological and Environmental Sciences, including collaboration with leading conservation organisations.

Employability

This course provides you with interdisciplinary training forming a platform for doctoral research or direct access to employment demanding conservation expertise. With a range of transferable skills, you will have the opportunity to establish valuable contacts with potential employers through short and long term work experience and research interaction with local and international conservation organisations.

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Entry requirements

Open to students with a good first degree (min 2.1 or equivalent) in a Biology-related subject, plus evidence of additional conservation experience. First degrees in Geography or Environmental Management with a strong ecological component are also accepted. Non-scientists seeking to apply can take the one year Diploma in Ecology and enter the MSc Applied Ecology & Conservation the following year.

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