Conservation and Land Management, M.Sc. in UK

Bangor University

Study in:UK
3 days
Deadline: 30 June 2019


The Conservation and Land Management program offered by the Bangor University aims to provide students with a broad and balanced understanding of the fundamental science underpinning Conservation and Land Use. The course addresses issues concerned with sustainable use of the countryside. It examines habitats, wildlife, landscapes, and the natural and human factors influencing them.

The course also examines how economic activities such as farming and forestry can be managed in an environmentally acceptable way, and how human enjoyment of the countryside can be incorporated within an integrated land use approach.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Conservation Science
  •  Natural Resource Management
  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Management Planning
  • Conservation Research Methods
  • Botanical Ecology & Ecosystem

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Entry to the MSc/Diploma Conservation and Land Management program requires at least a 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject e.g. biology, agriculture, environmental studies, geography, economics, law, social sciences and psychology.
  • Applications from mature applicants, who have relevant experience in forestry, agriculture, conservation or land use, are actively encouraged.
  • Applications from people with other backgrounds wishing to develop an understanding of rural development issues are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.
  • English proficiency

Detailed Program Facts

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