Develop your passion for our natural environment and equip yourself with the skills to help protect our planet with Southampton’s three-year BSc Ecology and Conservation You will gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of life, from molecules and cells, to whole organisms and ecosystems, developing vital skills for a variety of rewarding careers including conservation and policy making. This is a truly hands-on degree offering fieldwork in locations including Spain and Belize. More locally, our students develop their field techniques in the nearby New Forest National Park. On campus, your learning will be underpinned by the ground-breaking ecological research carried out by many of our staff. You will have access to our state-of-the-art facilities; building your laboratory skills within our Life Sciences building. We have links to a number of local conservation organisations such as Marwell Wildlife and work placements are available for ambitious and talented students.