Planit


Wildlife Biology and Conservation

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

The greatest challenge facing conservation biologists today is the preservation of the world’s biodiversity in the face of considerable human demands on space and resources.

By combining the disciplines of wildlife biology and conservation biology, experienced staff will help you develop and apply both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to address this challenge.

Our graduates have gone on to work for government agencies and independent wildlife organisations nationally and internationally.

Modules include:

Biodiversity and Conservation; Case Studies in Applied Ecology;
Field and Laboratory Skills; Humans and Wildlife; Management of Aquatic Protected Areas; Modelling Wildlife Populations; Principles of Wildlife Management; Research Project;
Scientific Methods.

Entry Requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree, preferably including aspects of ecology/biology.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year (September) 18 months (January)

Department

Biosciences

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General