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About Conservation Ecology
Masters degrees in Conservation Ecology administer specialist training in the conservation and restoration of species and communities, including an examination of their natural habitats. Specialisations include Primate Ecology, Bird Conservation, Invertebrate Ecology, Agro-ecology, and Urban Ecology.
Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, though sufficient work experience may be accepted.
Courses in this field are highly varied. Topics range from population ecology and human community development, through to international wildlife trade and the economics of conservation.
Programmes are a combination of academic study and practical training. This may include: fieldwork exploring ecological survey methods such as taxonomy and GIS (geographic information systems); lab work including analysis of tissue culture, bioimaging and 3D modelling; data analysis and report writing.
Careers may include executive roles within charitable organisations, government agencies or NGOs, developing policy on global issues such as indigenous communities or endangered species. You may opt to work on a smaller scale within specified conservation projects, managing wildlife and forestry, or zoo keeping.
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Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). This course is designed to develop the professional and field skills, including identification and survey techniques required for effective conservation.
At its core, the MSc in Primate Conservation and Behaviour provides a forum for understanding not only the behaviour of NHPs (non-human primates), but also the current issues and hot topics in NHPs conservation and management.
The Master in Conservation Biology, with specialization in Behavioural Ecology and Wildlife Management, aims at providing a critical and conceptually-based understanding of animal behaviour and evolutionary ecology, in the framework of conservation biology and wildlife management.
The Master in Conservation Biology, specialization Ecology, Monitoring and Management of Ecosystems aims at providing a critical and conceptually-based understanding of structure, functioning, monitoring, and management of ecosystems submitted to various natural and anthropogenic pressures, in the framework of biodiversity conservation.
The award winning MSc Primate Conservation, following the Lemurs and Nocturnal Primates pathway, allows students with a particular interest in prosimian primates and night monkeys to focus on their chosen topic within conservation, ecology, cognition, etc.
The award winning MSc Primate Conservation, following the Human Primate Interface pathway, allows students with a particular interest in the challenges that occur when primates and humans come face-to-face to focus on their chosen topic within conservation, ecology, etc. .
he MSc Primate Conservation, following the Apes in the Anthropocene pathway, allows students with a particular interest in great apes and gibbons to focus on their chosen topic within conservation, ecology, cognition, etc.
Are you ready to make your impact on biodiversity?. Our leading researchers are making an impact through their dedicated research within the field of Ecology and Conservation.
Develop the practical skills you need for a career in wildlife conservation. The course was developed in partnership with environmental organisations to ensure you’re skilled and employable in this rewarding area.
The Conservation Management of African Ecosystems programme is a unique, double Masters programme implemented jointly with the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology in Arusha, Tanzania.
The MSc in Environmental Biology. Conservation and Resource Management focuses on the relationships between living organisms and the terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments, coupled with the interactions that result from natural and anthropogenic processes.
University Bourgogne Franche-Comte (UBFC) is a public university federating 7 Higher Education and Research (HER) Institutions operating in the Bourgogne - Franche-Comte (BFC) Region
The School of Anthropology and Conservation is a multinational research community striving for real-world impact.
The Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London is one of the largest life sciences groups in Europe. The Department has an outstanding international reputation for research and excellent facilities for postgraduate research and taught courses.
Our postgraduate programmes are specifically designed to enhance your career prospects and research expertise. Students will benefit from our broad range of industrial partners and internationally leading research expertise, and will get the opportunity to work within our research groups.
The School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex is a leading centre of research, ranked in the top 10 in the UK in the Government’s Research Excellence Framework (2014). Students on our postgraduate courses will have the opportunity to work alongside academic experts on world-leading research. Life Sciences at Sussex is renowned for offering a global outlook and positive approaches to our research and your studies.
Choosing the right postgraduate programme is a key step in developing your career prospects and building specialist knowledge in your chosen subject area.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000