M.Sc. On Campus

Biodiversity and Conservation

Queen Mary University of London

12 months
25150 GBP/year
13750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This programme offers two unique streams; Ecology, Evolution and Conservation or Conservation and Restoration. The main differences are which two elective modules you select, the field course location and the research project topic.


This programme examines the evolution and ecology of plants and animals, and reveals how to conserve biodiversity through finding solutions for the management of the natural world.

What you'll study

  • Learn the skills needed to kick-start your career in this exciting and evolving field. 
  • This new programme balances evolutionary and ecological theory, conservation and restoration to find practical applications in conservation.

Programme Structure

Five compulsory taught modules and a field trip module

Substantive six-month research project including a 5,000-word dissertation written as a research paper

  • Research Frontiers in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation
  • Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Biodiversity Loss - Challenges and Solutions
  • Biodiversity Survey & Spatial Analysis
  • Ecosystem Structure and Function
  • Conservation and Restoration in Practice
  • Problems and Analysis in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation
  • Biodiversity and Conservation Field Course
  • Biodiversity and Conservation Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Potential students are expected to have a minimum of a second class honours degree in a relevant subject such as biology, ecology, zoology, plant sciences, biochemistry, medicine, or genetics. Preference will be given to candidates with an upper second class or first class degree. Individuals with relevant professional qualifications or other relevant experience and qualifications will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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