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Wildlife Conservation with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation at Liverpool John Moores University is taught by conservation experts and will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to work in a professional conservation organisation. Develop your knowledge in ecology, genetics, evolution and animal behaviour and environmental sustainability and how to apply these to conservation practice. Develop key skills in animal and plant surveys and identification, create Habitat Management plans, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and conservation technologies. The degree also offers diverse placement opportunities in areas such as otter surveying, habitat and vegetation mapping and the rehabilitation and welfare of endangered species. Plus you will be able to go on overseas field trips.- Lots of exciting fieldwork to sites of conservation importance and interest. Day trips and core residential trips included in the fees*- Optional overseas fieldwork (self-funded) – previous destinations have included Costa Rica and Malaysia- Option to undertake a 4 to 6 week placement and/or a 12 month sandwich placement in the UK or overseas- Teaching from conservation experts involved in collaborative research projects and consultancy, including primate conservation, large African mammal conservation, human wildlife conflict, species reintroduction, biogeography and species distributions, bird social behaviour and ecosystem services- Learn practical skills including field surveying, animal and plant identification, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and recording animal behaviour- Learn conservation practice skills, such as Habitat Management Plans, protected area designation, zoo conservation and conservation technology- £6 million invested in state-of-the-art teaching facilities, including specialist GIS and animal behaviour observation software- Excellent career prospects in areas such as: nature reserve management; conservation NGOs; zoos and wildlife parks; conservation charities; conservation and environmental government bodies; and ecological and environmental consultancies*Additional course costsPractical and field activities underpin all programmes in the School. PPE is provided for all necessary practical work. There are no costs for day field trips for core and optional modules. Residential field trips associated with core modules are subsidised and include travel and half-board accommodation costs. Any residential field trips for optional modules will have costs involved. Locations may be subject to change and also subject to national and international travel restrictions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per 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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A level : CCD

Minimum number of A Levels required: 1Subject specific requirements: Preferably 1 A2 Level in a relevant science subjectIs general studies acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualificationsAre AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualificationsAverage A Level offer: CCDMaximum AS Level points accepted: 20

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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 respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
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 within the heart of the city.

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