MSc - Master of Science
Singleton Park Campus
The MSc in Environmental Biology: Conservation & Resource Management explores relationships between living organisms and terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments.
You investigate interactions resulting from natural and anthropogenic processes, benefiting from advanced training in the interpretation of local and global environmental issues.
This course provides the skills and confidence to work in related fields such as environmental management and conservation.
YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY: CONSERVATION & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Over the course of this MSc you develop the skills needed to confidently work in areas such as conservation, environmental impact assessment, environmental management, monitoring and education.
You foster an objective, scientific and realistic approach to environmental biological issues you may have to face later in your career.
Our state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities include the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research consisting of controlled environment laboratories, with programmable recirculating aquatic systems; a custom-designed 18 metre catamaran-class survey vessel, and a globally unique visualisation centre that displays multi-dimensional information from animal tracking data.
Influential connections with international and national organisations such as Natural Resources Wales, The British Mammal Society and The National Wetlands Centre Wales will add value to your studies.
ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY: CONSERVATION & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Completing this Environmental Biology MSc provides a full range of core skills, enabling you to pursue a successful career within biology and ecology. These are a small number of recent biology graduate destinations.
- Ecologist (Jacobs Engineering & CSA Environmental)
- Delivery officer (Biotechnology & Biological Science Research Council)
- Project officer (Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Trust)
- Hydrometry and telemetry officer (Natural Resources Wales)
- Benthic taxonomist (Oceanology Ltd)
- Wildlife and education officer (Ipswich Borough Council)
Our career support services include:
- Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
- Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
- Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
- Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
- Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.
We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 18,700per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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