12 months
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14450 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Wildlife Conservation from University of Wolverhampton provides an in-depth view of the contemporary issues and techniques required of professional wildlife conservationists working both in the UK and overseas.

Overview

The MSc in Wildlife Conservation from University of Wolverhampton is taught not only by our experienced academic staff but with the assistance of world-leading experts and conservation practitioners both in class and also in the field.

What you'll study

Importantly throughout the course we stress a holistic appreciation of the link between field and laboratory-based work and the necessity of professional level communication with a range of audiences. Where possible teaching will be undertaken through workshops and seminars so providing a more immersive environment to help develop an understanding of the operation of professional-level applied conservation skills in communication and problem solving.

Potential Career Paths

The course prepares you for a role as a conservation professional working with strong applied and field-based components. In particular it gives you key opportunities for employment in conservation-type roles in the UK and beyond where higher-level qualifications are essential for demonstrating topic knowledge and technical competency.  Such roles are found in a host of statutory and non-governmental organisations across the wildlife sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation Genetics
  • Advanced Survey and Monitoring Techniques
  • Primate Conservation and Behaviour
  • Research Methods for Wildlife Conservation
  • Field Course 
  • Conservation of UK Protected Species

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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 minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject area. Normally this should have a wildlife biology, animal behaviour or wildlife conservation focus, however other cognate areas will be considered.

  • Consideration will be given to those who are already experienced practitioners in a field of wildlife conservation and behaviour, but who lack formal qualifications that would be the normal entry requirement.
  • You should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent). If you are currently employed, we request a statement of support from your employer.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home Part-time - £5500 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 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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