Conservation Biology, M.Sc. in United Kingdom

University of Kent

Study in:United Kingdom
45 days
Remaining
Deadline: 31 Jul 2019

About

The MSc in Conservation Biology at the University of Kent is an interdisciplinary pathway that integrates all of these aspects of conservation biology. It is designed for wildlife managers with practical experience in international conservation work looking to acquire formal scientific training, as well as students with academic qualifications looking to develop a career in conservation.Modern conservation science transcends the traditional boundaries of biology, ecology and environmental management. Today’s managers of biodiversity need to be versed in a broad range of specialist fields, from population ecology and human community development, through to international wildlife trade and the economics of conservation, as well as the latest techniques in endangered species recovery.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Conservation
  • Research Methods for Social Science
  • Population and Evolutionary Biology
  • Ecotourism and Rural Development Field Course
  • Economics of Biodiversity Conservation
  • Conservation and Community Development

Academic Requirements

  • A good second class honors degree, or better, in a relevant subject; a good honours degree in other subjects together with relevant practical experience.
  • In exceptional circumstances we admit applicants without a first degree if their professional career and experience shows academic achievement of a high enough standard.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Funding

Scholarships:

The University of Kent has a scholarship fund of over £11 million to support our taught and research students including funding from the UK Research Councils, subject and location-specific scholarships, philanthropic awards and discounts and scholarships for Kent alumni.

Loans:Eligible students can borrow up to £10,906.

Detailed Program Facts

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