This course enables students to develop an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of wildlife conservation and animal management. Through the Zoological Society of East Anglia and Norfolk Wildlife Trust students will have free access to Africa Alive, Banham Zoo and over 50 nature reserves for teaching purposes and independent study. Students will apply knowledge and participate in practical activities through these and other employers as part of the course and in addition will complete independent work placements outside course hours. In addition students will complete independent work placements outside course hours. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in field research both in the UK and potentially an overseas research trip during the course.