United Kingdom

Liverpool John Moores University

101-150 th
Young University Rankings 2017
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018
Kingsway House, Hatton Garden, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 2AJ, United Kingdom

Liverpool John Moores University

Wildlife Conservation with Foundation Year

The BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation at Liverpool John Moores University is taught by conservation experts and will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to work in a professional conservation organisation. Develop your knowledge and key skills in ecology, genetics, evolution and animal behaviour, and how to apply these to conservation practice. The degree also offers diverse placement opportunities in areas such as otter surveying, habitat and vegetation mapping and the rehabilitation and welfare of endangered species. Plus you will be able to go on overseas field trips. • Overseas field skills trip included in the fees in level 5 (currently goes to Tenerife) and opportunity for self-funded overseas field expedition in level 6 (currently goes to Costa Rica) • Option to undertake a 4 to 6 week placement and/or a 12 month sandwich placement in the UK or overseas • Teaching from conservation experts involved in collaborative research projects and consultancy, including primate conservation, large African mammal conservation, human wildlife conflict, species reintroduction, biogeography and species distributions, bird social behaviour and ecosystem services • Learn practical skills including field surveying, animal and plant identification, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and recording animal behaviour • Learn conservation practice skills, such as habitat management plans, protected area designation, zoo conservation and conservation technology • £6 million invested in state-of-the-art teaching facilities, including specialist GIS and animal behaviour observation software • Excellent career prospects in areas such as: nature reserve management; conservation NGOs; zoos; aquaria; wildlife parks; conservation charities; conservation and environmental government bodies; and ecological and environmental consultancies

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Liverpool
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £7,700
  • England Year 1 £7,700
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,700
  • Scotland Year 1 £7,700
  • Wales Year 1 £7,700
  • International Year 1 £12,660
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Liverpool
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £7,700
  • England Year 1 £7,700
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,700
  • Scotland Year 1 £7,700
  • Wales Year 1 £7,700
  • International Year 1 £12,660