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Develop fundamental knowledge about major conservation issues and their human and environmental drivers, including marine plastics, urbanisation, tropical logging and the balance between sustainable food production and biodiversity. We offer a master degree in Biodiversity and Conservation at University of Sheffield.  

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Overview

This Biodiversity and Conservation MSc course at University of Sheffield prepares you for a career protecting biodiversity in a range of natural, agricultural and urban ecosystems around the world. Throughout your course, you'll be in the field learning about conservation issues and the constraints posed by budgets, policy and legislation. 

Key Features 

  • Through fieldwork in the Peak District, you'll receive training in the principles of experimental design and data collection, equipping you with the key skills to plan and manage your own conservation projects.
  • You'll develop an understanding of how environmental change can impact biodiversity and how the effective management of ecosystems can positively impact both biodiversity and the ecosystem itself.   

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Field Biology
  • Global Conservation Issues
  • Agricultural Ecology in a Changing World
  • Changing Global Ecosystems
  • Biodiversity in Space and Time 
  • Scientific Skills and Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in biological sciences or a related subject.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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