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Ecology and Wildlife Conservation (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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UCAS CODE: CD15

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

There’s a growing demand for professionals with skills in wildlife protection, biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management. This course will give you a solid scientific grounding in the science of ecology and how it can be used to conserve species.- Learn from expert academics, professional practitioners and guest speakers who will guide you through the wider social and legal context in which ecological conservation operates.- Gain practical experience with opportunities for fieldwork in a fantastic variety of local habitats including forests, meadows, heaths and maritime environments.- Undertake a 5-week placement in your first year as well as an additional 5-week or 30-week placement in your third year.- Select subjects that match your personal passions and ambitions as the course has a wide range of options units.- Engage in our many staff research collaborations with conservation organisation.- Be part of a thriving network of staff, students and professional practitioners working together for wildlife conservation.  Our students work in partnership with our staff to co-create featured projects, collaborating with professional practitioners and participating in individual placement opportunities. Take a look at our Co-creating Science webpage to find out about the exciting projects, work placements and final year dissertations our students get involved in, including moose behaviour in Norway, Madagascan rainforests, and chimpanzees in Tanzania to name just a few.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48 - 72

48-72 UCAS tariff points.

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    102nd out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    110 48%

    80th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    96th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    96th

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