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Conservation Behaviour

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

12 months
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12000 EUR/year
5750 EUR/year
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About

This one year taught Conservation Behaviour degree from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology that focuses on how animal behaviour can be applied to wildlife conservation

Overview

This one-year Conservation Behaviour degree from from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology focuses on how animal behaviour can be applied to wildlife conservation. This is an exciting new area of study, known as Conservation Behaviour, and is suitable for those interested in careers in animal behaviour and/or conservation.

You will study the behaviour of a wide range of species from marine, freshwater and terrestrial habitats, and you will learn how an understanding of animal behaviour can contribute to the conservation and management of those species.

You will acquire a range of applied skills, such as camera trap surveying for terrestrial mammals, visual and acoustic monitoring of marine mammals, abundance estimation of marine mammals using mark-recapture and distance, geographic information systems (GIS), and data analysis using R and RStudio.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be well prepared for careers in wildlife conservation and management, or may continue to PhD research.

Potential employers may include:

  • Ecological Consultancies
  • Non-Governmental Organisations and Charities
  • Research Institutes
  • Government Agencies

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Studies in Conservation Behaviour
  • Data Analysis using R and RStudio
  • Residential Field Course
  • Applied Geographic Information Systems
  • Animal Behaviour: Recording and Analysis
  • Acoustic Monitoring as a Marine Conservation Tool

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum requirement is a 2.2 in a cognate Honours Degree, e.g. Animal Behaviour, Conservation Biology, Zoology, Ecology, Environmental Science, etc.
  • Non EU, non-native English speakers, must have a score of 6.0 in IELTS or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5750 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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