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Primate Conservation - Lemurs and Nocturnal Primates MSc or PGDip or PGCert

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Headington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Our MSc Primate Conservation - Lemurs and Nocturnal Primates course is ideal for students with a particular interest in prosimian primates and night monkeys. It is a pioneering programme providing scientific and professional training and accreditation to conservation scientists.

You'll work with international scholars in primatology, biological anthropology and primate conservation. And gain the experience to research lemurs and nocturnal primates, and where relevant, to enact positive change.

Coursework is innovative and varied. It will provide you with direct training to work in conservation or ecology as a practitioner, advocate or academic. If you are working with night monkeys, lemurs, lorises and tarsiers you can gain a focus on this evolutionarily important and highly threatened group of primates, by completing an original piece of research.

You will benefit from our links with organisations and NGOs relating to apes, which include:

  • Fauna and Flora International
  • TRAFFIC
  • Conservation International.

Career prospects

You will be joining a supportive global network of former students working across all areas of conservation in organisations from the BBC Natural History Unit through to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. They work in roles from keeper and education officer in zoos across the UK and North America to paid researchers at institutes of higher education. Many of our students have even gone on to run their own conservation-related NGOs. Typically about ten to twenty percent of our MSc graduates continue their studies by enrolling on a PhD programme in the UK or abroad.

Students can also exit with Pgdip/PgCert awards.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per 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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Oxford Brookes University

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    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It’s also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so students can explore the UK.

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