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23500 GBP/year
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About

This innovative MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation programme at University of Bristol  aims to give you the knowledge, skills and practical training needed to work with wildlife, and places particular emphasis on wildlife health and conservation on a global scale.

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Overview

Cutting-edge topics include animal capture and handling techniques; the assessment, stabilisation and transportation of injured animals; methods for improving the welfare of captive animals; concepts in behavioural ecology; endangered species breeding programmes; the reintroduction of captive populations to the wild; practical conservation strategies; and the management of protected areas. 

The curriculum also delivers a comprehensive introduction to wildlife disease ecology, surveillance and control.

The MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation programme at the University of Bristol   is based at the Bristol Veterinary School in the village of Langford near the Mendip Hills in Somerset, providing convenient access to Exmoor National Park and the rich wildlife habitats of south-west England. Many small group workshops and practical sessions take place at Bristol Zoo, allowing you to gain hands-on experience of exotic animal care while working behind the scenes in a modern zoological garden.

Careers

This programme has been carefully designed for those aspiring to a career in wildlife health, conservation and management. Potential employers include national parks, zoological gardens, animal rescue centres, wildlife hospitals, environmental NGOs, conservation charities and government agencies with statutory wildlife responsibilities, both in Britain and overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Wildlife Care and Rehabilitation
  • Wildlife Diseases and Integrated Health
  • Captive Wildlife Management
  • Biology of Behaviour and Welfare
  • Behaviour, Welfare, Ethics and Law for Wildlife Professionals
  • Wildlife Conservation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a biological, veterinary or environmental science subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Channel Islands/Isle of Man: £15,040

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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