United Kingdom

University of the West of England

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

University of the West of England

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science (with Foundation Year)

Conserving biodiversity and avoiding the mass extinction of species are huge global challenges. Designed for students with some background in science and/or geography and with specific interests in research into species and habitat conservation, the MSci Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science at UWE Bristol will equip you with the scientific knowledge and research skills to understand the nature of global biodiversity, the effects of habitat loss and climate change, and current and novel scientific approaches to conserving wildlife. The MSci Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science at UWE Bristol has been created in collaboration with Bristol Zoo Gardens, with unique access to the zoo's facilities and expertise. The course explores wildlife conservation issues at local, national and global levels. Mixing theory with extensive practice and opportunities for original research, you will gain a deep understanding of the relationship between wildlife and society and the impact of human activities on the living world, along with an appreciation of the practical steps that can be taken to alleviate biodiversity decline, preparing you for a career in ecological research or conservation.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science - MSci
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including foundation year
  • Duration
    6 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,250
  • Qualification
    Master of Science - MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,250