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BSc (Hons)Wildlife Conservation and Management

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom, Nottingham
Tuition fee £9,250 per year
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This course is designed as a progression route for Foundation degree graduates who wish to progress to a BSc (Hons) qualification. It is a one year full-time course with content driven by the need for graduate-level skills in the wildlife conservation sector.

This course reflects the diverse nature of the wildlife conservation sector and will provide you with knowledge and understanding across various disciplines. Study areas include:

- ecological survey and assessment
- nature reserve and species management
- visitor management and education.

You will learn through practical experiences, allowing you to gain the skills needed to work in the diverse field of wildlife conservation in the UK and abroad.

Programme structure

Wildlife Research Project
Work on an original project of your choice in conjunction with relevant industry contacts. Focus on your own area of interest within wildlife conservation. With the aid of a nominated supervisor, the project gives you engagement with current sector issues and enterprises.

Conservation Project Management
Develop skills in project management and critically evaluate the methods by which projects can be managed. You will work as part of a project team on a live integrated management project for the conservation industry.

Wildlife Conflicts and Resolution
Discuss and critically analyse topical issues relating to wildlife conservation. You will develop an understanding of the importance of ethical theories and scientific method in formulating your views.

Example optional modules (choose two of the following):
- Advanced Ecology
- African Ecosystems
- Environmental Assessment and Management
- Global Agriculture and Food Security
- Wildlife Management

Career opportunities

Upon graduation, you will have the skills needed to become a:
- Conservationist
- Ecologist
- Ecological Consultant
- Environmental Officer
- Field Biologist
- Project Ecologist
- Ranger
- Species Officer
- Warden
- Wildlife Journalist
- Wildlife Researcher
- Zoo Keeper

Our graduates work for companies such as:
- Natural England
- Local and county councils
- Environmental consultancies
- Ecological consultancies
- Various zoos and wildlife parks such as Longleat Safari Park and Mankwe Wildlife Reserve, South Africa.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States