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Animal Behaviour Applications for Conservation
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Animal Behaviour Applications for Conservation

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
 2608 Points
1 Year

Program Description

Recent developments in conservation biology have emphasised the need for conservation scientists to utilise knowledge and practical skills from animal behaviour research to enable us to develop effective solutions to the loss of biodiversity. If you are passionate about animals and their conservation, our exciting Masters course will provide you the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in animal conservation. Through consultation with international conservation organisations our Masters course has been designed to equip graduates with practical and analytical skills that can be applied to solve real world conservation problems.

• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £8,400

Additional costs:
• Walking boots - £60
• Waterproof coat - £50
• Wellingtons - £25
• Waterproof trousers - £20
• Poster printing - £20
• Cost of printing dissertation/individual project

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Core Modules

Technology and Techniques in the Study of Animal Behaviour

Current Topics in Wildlife Conservation

Behavioural Ecology and Conservation

Communication Skills for Conservation

Research Methods

Research Project

Optional Modules

Practical Applications of DNA Based Technologies

Study Tour: Understanding Biodiversity and Sustainability

Animal Communication

Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare

Cognition Evolution and Behaviour

Sustainable Land Management


Our graduates build successful careers in many roles including:

  • conservation biologist
  • scientist or curator at a zoo
  • conservation educator
  • ecotourism
  • environmental consultancy

As a conservationist you can choose work with many organisations, from private companies to NGOs and government departments.

You're also in the perfect position to continue your academic career.


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