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  MSc Conservation Management

Edge Hill University    Department of Biology

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Agriculture (1) Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Conservation Management programme at Edge Hill University. This award-winning course equips you with the skills, techniques, and theories essential for managing our planet's ecosystems. Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, the programme offers over 25 days of fieldwork, ensuring hands-on experience in habitat management and restoration. Through laboratory work, field surveys, and GIS mapping, you'll develop expertise in identifying and assessing biodiversity. The curriculum prioritises practical learning, culminating in a unique research project that adheres to professional scientific standards. Small class sizes and experienced tutors enhance your learning experience, while state-of-the-art facilities support your practical work. To join this prestigious programme, you need a UK equivalent first-class or second-class honours degree. International students must demonstrate English proficiency. Upon graduation, you'll be well-equipped for a successful career in conservation or ecological consultancy, with opportunities to work with renowned organizations like the RSPB and National Trust. Unlock your potential and make a difference in the world of conservation.

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Learn the skills, techniques and theories to manage our planet’s ecosystems on our award-winning MSc Conservation Management course. Put knowledge into action with over 25 days of fieldwork on this degree accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.

Our MSc Conservation Management degree has won Higher Education Programme of the Year 2023 in the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) awards, recognising the course’s ability to inspire the next generation of conservationists.

How do we repair ecological damage? What’s the best way to protect our environment for future generations? Study the skills and theory you need at the level your career demands.

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Entry Requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above). No specific subjects are required.

International students require IELTS 6.5, with a score no lower than 6.0 in each individual component, or an equivalent English language qualification.


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£50 per credit


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