This Conservation Project Management programme from University of Kent is particularly suitable for managers of conservation projects who wish to build on their existing skills, or conservation practitioners who wish to move into a project management role. You spend time at the International Training Centre at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in Jersey.
The School has a very good record for postgraduate employment and academic continuation. DICE programmes combine academic theory with practical field experience to develop graduates who are highly employable within government, NGOs and the private sector.
Our alumni progress into a wide range of organisations across the world. Examples include: consultancy for a Darwin Initiative project in West Sumatra; Wildlife Management Officer in Kenya; Chief of the Biodiversity Unit – UN Environment Programme; Research and Analysis Programme Leader for TRAFFIC; Freshwater Programme Officer, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Head of the Ecosystem Assessment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC); Community Based Natural Resource Manager, WWF; Managing Partner, Althelia Climate Fund; and Programme Officer, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
- Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Conservation
- Research Methods for Social Science
- Research Skills for Natural Sciences
- Leadership Skills for Conservation Managers
- Ecotourism and Rural Development Field Course
- Economics of Biodiversity Conservation
- Advanced Topics in Primate Behaviour
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, though we strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible.
DisciplinesProject Management Management Studies Biodiversity & Conservation View 1593 other Masters in Management Studies in United Kingdom
A first or second class honours degree in a relevant subject; a good honours degree in other subjects together with relevant practical experience.
- In exceptional circumstances, DICE admits applicants without a first degree if their professional career and experience shows academic achievement of a high enough standard.
International22300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National13900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13900 GBP per year during 12 months.
- EU students - £16800
- UK - £6950
- EU - £8400
- Overseas - £11150
Living costs for Canterbury
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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