In brief: Acquire the practical skills used in wildlife conservation and zoos. A variety of free field trip opportunities on offer [small administration fee may apply]. Opportunity to take a work placement in the UK, Europe or worldwide. Overall student satisfaction for this course is 97% (NSS 2017). Part-time study option. Work/industrial placement opportunity. International students can apply. Loss of biodiversity is an increasing concern at national, European and global levels. To work as a professional with wildlife and in conservation you will need both practical skills and knowledge of theory to meet the challenge of saving our wildlife and wild places. This course focuses on conservation both in zoos and in the wild which is ideal if you wish to pursue a career involving wildlife, working in either of those environments. The School also has close links with local zoos and aquariums to provide you with a wide range of experiences throughout your course. One of the key features of this course is our strong emphasis on field trips – these include day trips as well as national and overseas residential trips. The majority of these trips are free, with students only needing to pay a modest administration fee. University of Salford Wildlife Society Here at the University of Salford we have an award winning wildlife student society that organises extra-curricular trips around the UK and abroad, as well as opportunities to get involved with volunteering and conservation projects.