Aberystwyth University

301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Countryside Conservation

Are you passionate about wildlife and want to work in wildlife and habitat conservation? This is what you're looking for. This three year degree in Countryside Conservation is tailored to meet the needs of the conservation industry and will give you the skills and knowledge you need to get the job you dream about. Here is why you should consider this course. Firstly, we are the industry leader in education and training for countryside careers and have an enviable track record of getting students into countryside related employment. Secondly, you will develop a range of practical countryside skills such as fencing, dry stone walling and tree planting. Last but not least, you will also have regular visits to visits to stunning conservation, wildlife and recreation sites as well as a residential field trip. You will be studying in a University that is ranked top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). You will learn and live in an exceptional environment where you will be surrounded by a great diversity of beautiful environments, including marine, moorland, mountain, waterways, grassland and coast. Studying at Aberystwyth University will provide you with a wonderful opportunity to explore nature on our doorstep. Nearby to the University's campus, students can explore the Dyfi National Nature Reserve, Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire and the Brecon Beacons National parks. Graduates from this course have discovered careers in: Conservation, Biodiversity, National Trust, National Parks, Country wildlife trusts, RSPB and Environmental agencies. This course is designed to equip you the core skills that employers are seeking, allowing for a smooth transition from campus to career.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £15,000