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Bachelor in Ecology and Conservation (BSc) - ARU (Cambridge)
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Bachelor in Ecology and Conservation (BSc) - ARU (Cambridge)

Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge)
On campus
 2552 Points
3 Years

Program Description

Passionate about protecting our planet? With our Βachelor in Ecology and Conservation (BSc) degree, you can explore diverse ecosystems in our labs in Cambridge – a world-renowned center for wildlife conservation – and on international field trips.

Our planet needs protection. Gain a deep understanding of the concerns surrounding marine and terrestrial environments and the specialist skills to tackle them on our Ecology and Conservation degree in Cambridge.

As a conservation student at ARU, you’ll go on field trips in the UK and Europe. There are also opportunities to view wildlife and ecology in Africa, and experience diving and marine biology overseas.

As a graduate with practical, hands-on experience, you’ll be equipped to work in marine biology, ecology, or conservation with governments, environment agencies, and research establishments.

• Tuition fees for students who have citizen's rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

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Year 1

Animal Physiology and Behaviour

Introduction to Ecology and Conservation

Principles of Biology

Quantitative Techniques and Tools for Biologists

Personal and Professional Development - Level 4

Year 2

Aquatic Biology and Conservation

Principles of Genetics and Evolution

Invertebrate Biology

Ruskin Module

Field Skills in Biology

Marine and Terrestrial Communities

Biological Research Skills

Personal and Professional Development - Level 5

Optional modules:
GIS and Spatial Ecology
Evolutionary Bases of Behaviour

Year 3


Current Topics in Marine Biology

Practical Marine Biology

Wildlife Conservation

Sustainable Land Management

Undergraduate Major Project

Optional modules:
Tropical Ecology and Management
Behavioural Ecology
Population Ecology and Wildlife Management


You’ll have the specialist skills you need to work in your chosen area of:

  • Marine biology
  • Ecology
  • Conservation

You could apply for work in the UK or internationally, for employers such as:

  • Governments
  • Environment agencies
  • Education institutions
  • Research establishments

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