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University of Kent

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Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, United Kingdom

University of Kent

Wildlife Conservation with a Year in Professional Practice

The BSc in Wildlife Conservation provides comprehensive training in natural science aspects of conservation (including genetics, ecology, wildlife management and species reintroductions) together with training in the human dimensions of conservation (for example, environmental economics, international biodiversity regulation, the politics of climate change and work with rural communities). The programme includes a significant lab- and field-based component. Additionally, there is an opportunity to conduct a research project in the UK or abroad at the end of the second year. Recent locations include South Africa, Russia and the Peruvian Amazon. Between stages 2 and 3 you will spend a minimum of 24 weeks working in professional practice through one or more placements, either in the UK or abroad. This programme is taught by members of the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) research centre. DICE, in the School of Anthropology and Conservation at Kent.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Canterbury