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Animal Conservation Science BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

UCAS CODE: D327

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Ambleside

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

How will Covid-19 affect this course?

This course will start online and may then continue on campus depending on the latest coronavirus policies.

Learn to protect the future of animals and their habitats on our BSc Animal Conservation Science, where the Lake District – one of the UK’s oldest national parks - is your outdoor classroom.Our course has been designed by experts, renowned for their research in animal conservation science.And, we've based it in Ambleside so that you fully benefit from learning and living in this inspiring environment. You'll discover many of the UK’s most iconic and endangered wildlife, diverse habitats, ecosystems and important conservation sites with hands-on research opportunities throughout your studies here.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**Live, study and research surrounded by rare and endangered species – including ospreys, freshwater pearl mussels, red squirrels and Atlantic salmon - a diverse range of ecosystems and habitats, including Atlantic oak forests (Britain’s own rainforest).Plus, our strong links with animal and wildlife conservation organisations in the UK and abroad, provide you with excellent work placements, volunteering opportunities and job prospects.You'll be based on campus, close to the shores of Windermere, in the Lake District - now a UNESCO World Heritage Site - and along with the all the idyllic landscapes the area has to offer, you'll have access to excellent facilities, including modern student spaces and even a climbing wall.- 90% overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018)- We’re the only UK university with a campus within a national park- The Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas (CNPPA) is based on our Ambleside campus and the research it produces will enhance your learning- Use cutting edge technology, including species monitoring using environmental DNA analysis and digital mapping technologies – key skills desired by employers- Access to new laboratories and excellent up-to-date equipment – including 60 camera traps- Opportunities to work alongside organisations, such as Cumbria Wildlife Trust- Taught by tutors involved in international research, which informs your learning- Academic tutors have years of practical experience working in the field and they will bring their invaluable first-hand experience to their teaching- Flexible modules enable you to shape our course towards your intended career path- Conduct your own research and also get involved in our scientific studies at the university- Opportunity to go on an international field trip to learn about conservation issues in the developing world (currently in West Africa)So, if you want a start a successful career in wildlife conservation, our course will teach you everything you need to earn a great degree and become a professional in the field.

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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Entry requirements

Guide UCAS points

96 UCAS points

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University information

University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 20 3

    100th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    115 77%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    2nd

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    105 46%

    87th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    9th

    92

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