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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science BSc (Hons)

Bristol, University of the West of England

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc(Hons) Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science explores wildlife conservation issues at local, national and global levels. Created in partnership with Bristol Zoo Gardens, it gives you unique access to the zoo's facilities and expertise.Mixing theory with practice, you’ll delve into the relationship between wildlife and society, and consider the impact of human activities on the living world. Deepen your knowledge of conservation by carrying out work in natural habitats close to Bristol, including the Severn Estuary, the Cotswolds woodlands and grasslands, the Somerset Levels and Avon Gorge. Tap into our many links with local conservation organisations, and go on placements, volunteering, field-based work and residential trips in the UK and overseas. Choose our sandwich course option to spend your third year on a work placement in this country, Europe or further afield, applying your knowledge to topical conservation issues.Explore the steps that can be taken to alleviate biodiversity decline, and get the strong foundation you need for a career in conservation.You’ll be well prepared to go into a wide range of jobs. You could work in national and international wildlife conservation, conservation consultancy, media and wildlife film-making, wildlife and enterprise, or wildlife conservation research. As a science graduate, your skills will be highly valued, and you could also go into a range of non-science graduate positions.

Application deadline

25 January

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Grade C or above in a science subject. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

With its excellent graduate employability record, you can be confident you’ll get all the skills you need to leave as a career-ready graduate.
With students coming from over 160 countries, UWE Bristol is a global community where everyone is warmly welcomed.
The Global Student Support team offers international students support and organises lots of events to help you settle in.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 100 11

    45th out of 76 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    118 53%

    65th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59.0 59%

    80th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    32nd

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    106 52%

    63rd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59.0 59%

    51st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    3rd

    1

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