Planit


Conservation Biology and Management

University of Stirling

Venues

Stirling Campus

Content

Semesters 1-4 cover core modules in foundation subjects, including: Ecology; Biodiversity; Cell Biology and Physiology; Environmental Sciences; and Practical Skills.

Semesters 5-6 cover advanced modules in: Environmental Policy and Management; Population and Community Ecology; plus up to four modules from a defined list of options, including a fieldtrip to Spain.

You’ll go on a four-week placement working with a relevant organisation in the summer between Years 3 and 4.

In Semesters 7-8, you’ll work on a research project and can choose to go on the ecology fieldtrip, currently based in the Cévennes National Park in Southern France. You can take up to six modules from a range of options.

There’s an active Conservation Volunteers group at the University, enabling you to develop and expand your experience of survey work and other practical skills.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or AAAB (two sittings) including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics.

For entry to three year Honours degree you will need 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Biology and Environmental Science or Geography.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

CD14

Course Length

4 years

Department

Natural Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.stir.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals