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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas


    Biological Sciences

  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    I year

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    Northern Ireland (NI) £5,500
    England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £5,500
    Other (non-UK) EU £5,500
    International £19,600

  • Last Updated

    26 March 2018

Course content

The course prepares students for careers in ecological management and conservation biology. Staff have a wide range of relevant interests, and students benefit from interactions with the government-university partnership Quercus.

The 5 modules are: Foundations; Professional Development (gives experience in local companies and organizations); Literature Review; Ecological Management and Conservation Biology (covering topics such as biodiversity action plans, conservation genetics, risk of invasions, environmental impact assessments, data handling and databasing, and species identification skills); 3-month Research Project.

Our graduates have an excellent record of finding employment in relevant jobs in governmental agencies and at environmental consultancies.

The University provides information on possible sources of awards which is available at:

Additional information for International students

Applicants who are non-EEA nationals must satisfy the UK Border Agency (UKBA) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes, by providing evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

*Taken within the last 2 yrs.

Please see for more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals.

Visit the MSc Ecological Management and Conservation Biology page on the Queen’s University Belfast website for more details!





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