|Study location||United Kingdom, London (Medway Campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
An appropriate first degree, normally at 2.1 or above, in an ecological, scientific or environmental management discipline.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management.
Professional and conservation organisations have advised on the content of this degree, ensuring strong links between the programme and the needs of the conservation industry.
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.
Principles and Practice of Environmental Conservation (15 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)
Environmental Conservation Project (60 credits)
Environmental Law and Policy (15 credits)
Restoration Ecology (15 credits)
Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)
Introduction to GIS for Natural Resource Management (15 credits)
Techniques in Applied Ecology (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.
Livestock in Sustainable Agriculture (15) (15 credits)
Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)
Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resources Management (15 credits)
Environmental Impact Assessment (15 credits)
Ecology and Conservation of Estuaries and Coastal Zones (15 credits)
Managing Tourism in Protected Areas (15 credits)
Tools for Sustainability (15 credits)
Open Course (15 credits)
Agroforestry (15 credits)
Soils and Environments (15 credits)
Graduates from this programme can pursue careers with conservation organisations in the UK and overseas, including central and local government, environmental consultancies, non-governmental organisations, business, the media and environmental education.