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Ecology and Conservation MSc

This is one of our most popular postgraduate schemes.

At the heart of its success is flexibility of choice from a wide range of modules that meet the needs or interests of any student of ecological or conservation sciences. This vocational degree offers you the chance to blend ecological and environmental science topics with those from areas such as social science, geography, and statistics.

This MSc provides you with an understanding of the relationships between living organisms and their physical, chemical and biotic environment whilst also providing important specific skills related to environmental monitoring and management.

The course also develops transferable skills appropriate to a career in research, consultancy or industry. Graduates have gone on to pursue careers in the environmental and conservation sectors, as well as progressing to further study for a PhD.

Core module:

Dissertation Project

Optional modules:

Six optional modules from the following (subject to change)Biological Effects of Air Pollution and Climate ChangeChemical Risk AssessmentConservation and Sustainable Development in the Brazilian AmazonConservation BiologyContaminated Land and RemediationCrop ProtectionData Analysis and InterpretationData Assimilation and IntegrationEcology, Conservation and CultureEnvironmental Aspects of Renewable EnergyEnvironmental ManagementEnvironmental Sampling and Analysis for Trace OrganicsEnvironmental ToxicologyFood Security, Agriculture and Climate ChangeGeoinformaticsHabitat ManagementInternational Summer School: Food Security and Environmental Issues in ChinaLake EcologyModelling Environmental ProcessesNumeriacal SkillsPollution MicrobiologySustainable Soil ManagementUsing the NVCWildlife Monitoring TechniquesWildlife Population Ecology

Please see Postgraduate Module Guide for further information