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Conservation degrees in the UK

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Wildlife Conservation BSc (Hons)

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Animal Conservation and Biodiversity BSc (Hons)

University of Greenwich United Kingdom

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Ecology and Conservation BSc (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom

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Ecology and Conservation BSc (Hons)

University of St Andrews United Kingdom

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Ecology and Wildlife Conservation (with Foundation Year option) BSc (Hons)

Bournemouth University (BU) United Kingdom

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Wildlife Conservation and Management (final year top-up) BSc (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) United Kingdom

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Wildlife Conservation and Ecology BSc (Hons)

University of Chester United Kingdom

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Ecology and Conservation BSc (Hons)

Edge Hill University United Kingdom

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Wildlife Conservation with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) United Kingdom

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Environmental Conservation BSc

University of Wales Trinity Saint David United Kingdom

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Wildlife Conservation and Environmental Management BSc (Hons)

Harper Adams University United Kingdom

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Agriculture, Conservation and Sustainable Management BSc (Hons)

The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) United Kingdom

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Biological Conservation/Marketing BSc (Hons)

University of Northampton (UON) United Kingdom

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All Bachelors Degrees in Conservation

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Study a Conservation degree in the UK in 2024

Conservation as an academic degree focuses on the study and implementation of strategies to protect and preserve the natural environment and its biodiversity. It involves understanding the ecological principles and applying practical solutions to address issues such as habitat loss, species extinction, climate change, and sustainable resource management.

Conservation is a crucial field in protecting the planet's biodiversity and preserving natural ecosystems for future generations. Graduates in this field play a vital role in promoting sustainability, restoring ecosystems, and advocating for environmental stewardship. As the world faces increasing environmental challenges, the demand for skilled professionals in Conservation will continue to grow, making it a rewarding and impactful career path for individuals dedicated to safeguarding the Earth's natural treasures.

Graduates of a degree in Conservation will have a wide range of career options available to them. These may include roles as conservation officer, wildlife biologist, environmental educator, park ranger, and conservation project manager.

Your degree program will be delivered through a combination of lectures, fieldwork, and laboratory sessions to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to tackle conservation challenges. Depending on your course, you may have the opportunity to participate in hands-on conservation projects and internships to gain practical experience. Modules you will study could include:

  • Introduction to Conservation Biology
  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Environmental Policy and Law
  • Conservation Genetics
  • Sustainable Resource Management

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

See our detailed guide to studying in the UK for international students.

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