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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science (with Foundation Year) 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

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BSc(Hons) Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science (with Foundation Year) 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

15 January

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A Pass in a science subject at AS or A2. 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 one A-Level.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    55th

  • Campus address

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

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships, you'll benefit from opportunities to enhance your career prospects.
Bristol is a bustling, welcoming city with a strong multicultural community – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 100 11

    55th out of 71

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 50%

    63rd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    66th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    11th

    52
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    104 52%

    54th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    42nd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    2nd

    6

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