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Applied Wildlife Conservation (Part-Time)
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Applied Wildlife Conservation (Part-Time)

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
 1304 Points
2 Years, 4 Months

Program Description

Our planet is in urgent need of capable and well-trained wildlife conservationists to find solutions to the problems of biodiversity loss. If you’re passionate about wildlife and planning a career in conservation, our exciting Masters course will equip you with the skills you need. You’ll focus on the sustainable management of wildlife and habitats, with an emphasis on developing practical skills and the ability to analyse and interpret data in the interests of conservation. Our course has been developed with international conservation organisations, so you can be sure you’ll be gaining skills and knowledge valued by employers in the field.

• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £4,200

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

Entry Requirements

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Year 1

Distributions, Landscapes and Conservation

GIS Tools for Biodiversity Mapping and Conservation

Communication Skills for Conservation

Year 2

Current Topics in Wildlife Conservation

Behavioural Ecology and Conservation

Research Methods

Masters Research Project

Practical Applications of DNA Based Technologies (Optional)

Study Tour: Understanding Biodiversity and Sustainability (Optional)

Animal Communication (Optional)

Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare (Optional)

Sustainable Land Management (Optional)

Cognition Evolution and Behaviour


Careers areas include:

  • conservation biology
  • environmental consultancy
  • conservation education

You may find work in:

  • a non-governmental organisation (NGO)
  • charity
  • zoo
  • private company
  • a government body
  • a related field such as ecotourism

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


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