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MRes / MSc Endangered Species Recovery and Conservation

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Brackenhurst Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

Delivered in conjunction with the internationally-renowned Durrell Conservation Academy, this postgraduate degree provides you with an international outlook on species recovery. You'll help meet the global need for academically proficient and technically expert individuals, who can bridge the gap between in-situ and ex-situ approaches to conservation. This course achieved the Highly Commended Award from the Prospects Postgraduate Awards in 2014. You can undertake an international research project using NTU's links with national and international conservation projects.Supported by legislation in many countries, endangered species recovery represents the recognised scientific approach to the conservation of threatened species by way of a recovery plan. This course aims to develop detailed knowledge and experience of recovery planning, and the skills and knowledge associated with in-situ and ex-situ species recovery. The combination of theory and practical sessions will enable you to develop a holistic approach to endangered species recovery and conservation. Part of your study will take place at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (DWCT) International Training Centre.

Careers and employability

This course has been designed to enhance employment or research opportunities for graduates from Biology, Conservation, Animal Science degrees. To enhance your employment prospects NTU has links with organisations including: California State University, Stanislaus, Endangered Species Recovery Program, California, USA, Bakersfield, California, USA; California State University, Bakersfield, California, USA; California Living Museum (Zoo), Bakersfield, California, USA; California Department of Fish and Game, California, USA; Center for Land Management, California, USA; Institute for Wildlife Studies, California, USA Bakersfield College, California, USA; Mauritius Wildlife Foundation; Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (Paignton Zoo, Living Coats & Newquay Zoo); Chester Zoo; Edinburgh Zoo; Twycross Zoo; Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,100per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

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