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Wildlife and Conservation Management FdSc

University Centre Bishop Burton

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UCAS CODE: D444

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Riseholme

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

THE COURSE

This course is aimed at those wishing to pursue careers within the conservation sector. The programme aims to:

  • Develop students’ knowledge and understanding of a broad range of UK species and habitats and their management at different scales of landscape.
  • Provide, develop and apply understanding of key ecological principles, particularly in the management of habitats.
  • Develop students’ understanding of the role of public engagement and access in managing habitats.
  • Provide opportunities to critically analyse and evaluate the background to UK conservation.
  • Develop graduates with the appropriate skills and understanding to allow them to enter a diverse range of employment opportunities within the conservation sector in the UK and abroad.
  • Set UK conservation in a global context.

A strong emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations in the field.

The programme content is designed to be appropriate to the needs of the sector and to enable students to progress to third-year degree level of study, i.e. our BSc Wildlife and Conservation Management (Top Up).

PROGRESSION

You may wish to continue your studies by progressing on to the BSc Wildlife and Conservation Management (Top-Up) programme.

CAREERS

Careers are available with conservation non-government organisations (NGOs) in the UK and abroad, conservation contractors, and public bodies such as local authorities, the Forestry Commission and Natural England, plus many more.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,782per year

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

University information

University Centre Bishop Burton

  • Campus address

    Bishop Burton College, Bishop Burton, Beverley, East Riding Of Yorkshire, HU17 8QG, England

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