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Ecology and Conservation MSci (Hons)

University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

About the course

If you want to understand the science behind the world’s most serious environmental and ecological challenges, this is the course for you.

You learn from experts influencing global debates. Topics include sustainable development, endangered species conservation and animal behaviour.

Outside the classroom, you can explore the South Downs National Park on local field trips and to go on trips to Wales, Devon, Yorkshire, Portugal, Southern Africa, the Red Sea and Ecuador. This - alongside modules on research methods and technologies such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS) - gives you real-world research experience before you graduate.

MSci or BSc?

We also offer this course as a three-year BSc.

About Sussex

Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.

Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.

Location

We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK's beautiful south coast.

We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.

With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 22,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

A-levels must include Biology.Where you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, the University would normally expect a pass. If students are not able to take the science practical assessment, applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.You will normally need GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics and two Science subjects with grade 5 in each (or grade B).

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 100 22

    48th out of 71 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 65%

    28th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    82nd

    67
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    64th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    139 69%

    23rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    60th

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    64th

    2

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