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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our Master’s degree provides a unique training experience for someone seeking to develop a successful career in wildlife conservation.

Course overview

The rapid decline of global biodiversity has made wildlife conservation a crisis discipline. This has led to growing local, national and international demand for specialists with academic and practical wildlife conservation skills. Our postgraduate course provides an opportunity to learn from conservation- and research-active scientists with UK and international experience.

Why study this course with us?

We aim to build on and consolidate your existing skills/knowledge, and offer exposure to advanced concepts and practical applications in wildlife conservation. This will be done through exploration of our expertise in field and lab-based research on key species and habitats, in the UK and further afield.

Our staff are engaged in pioneering projects locally, nationally and globally, and have led the development of wildlife crime as an academic subject area. We are also involved in conservation of globally threatened species such as the Trinidad piping guan, Grenada dove and Philippine duck.

You will be engaged in a peer-based learning environment that includes field and lab work, which will provide insights into key research in wildlife conservation. We will also focus on the development of your professional skills and profile for your future career, and encourage links and networking opportunities with practitioners in the field.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per 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 of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    131 87%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    32 32%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    15th

    2

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