12 months
19250 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
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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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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


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19250 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

MSc 2 Year Part Time

  • UK: £ 4,700
  • International: £ 9,650

MSc 3 Year Part Time

  • UK: £ 3,100
  • International: £ 6,400

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
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