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About

The Environmental Biology - Conservation and Resource Management programme from Swansea University explores relationships between living organisms and terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments.

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Overview

You investigate interactions resulting from natural and anthropogenic processes, benefiting from advanced training in the interpretation of local and global environmental issues.

Over the course of this MSc you develop the skills needed to confidently work in areas such as conservation, environmental impact assessment, environmental management, monitoring and education.

You foster an objective, scientific and realistic approach to environmental biological issues you may have to face later in your career.

Career opportunities

Completing this Environmental Biology MSc provides a full range of core skills, enabling you to pursue a successful career within biology and ecology. These are a small number of recent biology graduate destinations.

  • Ecologist (Jacobs Engineering & CSA Environmental)
  • Delivery officer (Biotechnology & Biological Science Research Council)
  • Project officer (Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Trust)
  • Hydrometry and telemetry officer (Natural Resources Wales)
  • Benthic taxonomist (Oceanology Ltd)
  • Wildlife and education officer (Ipswich Borough Council)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science Skills and Research Methods
  • Term papers for Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Assessment and Management
  • Ecosystems: Ecology, Conservation & Resource Management
  • Conservation of Aquatic Resources
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Climate Science and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum of a second class (with 55% average) honours degree or equivalent in biological sciences or related field.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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