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MSc Primate Behaviour and Conservation

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Learn about primate behaviour, welfare and conservation on this LJMU MSc taught by world-leading experts in excellent facilities in the UK and research sites overseas.

  • Learn from world experts in the field of primate behaviour, welfare and conservation
  • Undertake an overseas field trip to Tanzania included in the fees. This is a fantastic opportunity to observe primates in the wild. You will practice and develop advanced skills in behavioural observation, non-invasive sampling of health and welfare indicators and conservation monitoring
  • Benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and laboratory facilities (including genetics, drone technology, behavioural endocrinology and GIS facilities)
  • Design and complete a primate field study abroad using the latest software packages, such as ArcGIS, R, Distance

This exciting MSc course covers contemporary issues in primate behaviour, welfare and conservation and will equip you with the latest knowledge and skills required to succeed as a professional researcher.

You will learn about the latest primatology research from active researchers including: primate behaviour and social systems in the wild; primate conservation issues and main threats to wildlife in-situ; ex-situ conservation efforts in sanctuaries and zoos; and job opportunities for primatologists in the UK and abroad.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,100per year

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

University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally recognised university, with staff and students from over 100 countries across the world.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 118 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    137 64%

    41st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    30th

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