The rapid decline of global biodiversity has made wildlife conservation a crisis discipline. This has led to growing local, national and international demand for specialists with academic and practical wildlife conservation skills.
The Wildlife Conservation programme offered by the University of Chester aims to build on and consolidate your existing skills/knowledge, and offer exposure to advanced concepts and practical applications in wildlife conservation. This will be done through exploration of our expertise in field and lab-based research on key species and habitats, in the UK and further afield.
The staff are engaged in pioneering projects locally, nationally and globally, and have led the development of wildlife crime as an academic subject area. We are also involved in conservation of globally threatened species such as the Trinidad piping guan, Grenada dove and Philippine duck.
You will be engaged in a peer-based learning environment that includes field and lab work, which will provide insights into key research in wildlife conservation. We will also focus on the development of your professional skills and profile for your future career, and encourage links and networking opportunities with practitioners in the field.
- Conservation Genetics
- Wildlife Crime
- Behaviour and Welfare in Wildlife Conservation
- Research Dissertation
- Managing Wildlife Populations and Landscapes
- Biodiversity Informatics
- Field Research Techniques for Wildlife Conservation
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesBiodiversity & Conservation Environmental Management Environmental Sciences View 110 other Masters in Biodiversity & Conservation in United Kingdom
- Applicants should normally possess an honours degree (minimum 2:1) in a biological/behavioural/ecological science (or demonstrate equivalent experience in a related field, e.g. animal behaviour, conservation biology, zoology) including components of experimental design and statistical analysis.
- A transcript of marks should be presented with the application.
- Applicants may be interviewed.
- Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study.
- We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit.
Applicants will also have relevant experience in the field.
International13450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13450 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Chester
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.