Queen's University Belfast: Ecological Management and Conservation Biology
|Institution||Queen's University Belfast View institution profile|
|Department||School of Biological Sciences View department profile|
We’re in the middle of a biodiversity crisis; the sixth mass extinction event on Earth. Over half of the world’s wildlife has vanished in the last fifty years.
There is unprecedented pressure on the environment due to exploitation, habitat degradation and loss, climate change, invasive species, pollution and emerging diseases. You can be part of something to help address these problems.
The programme has a backbone of taught academic lectures covering the full spectrum of subjects contained within conservation biology including:
Emerging plant pathogens
Environmental impact assessment
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant area of science, such as any type of biology (including animal science, biological science, environmental science, marine biology and zoology), agriculture or veterinary science and paleoecology or geography degrees are acceptable.
We welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds, therefore applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and can demonstrate appropriate experience, will be considered on an individual basis.
Examples of relevant experience include (but are not limited to); farming, zoo work, conservation charities, environmental consultancy, conservation relevant NGOs, relevant Government Departments and overseas conservation volunteering.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A Pass degree or above in a relevant area of science, such as Biology or Environmental Studies or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
Applicants who hold a Pass degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) in a less relevant area, and can demonstrate appropriate experience, will be considered on an individual basis.
Queen’s University Belfast
Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences
The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World (QS World Rankings 2019).
Our hope is that students from around the world will join with us to both learn and also bring new ideas and approaches to help drive forward our ambitions to enhance and advance life.
Through our education and research, we strive to address some of the world ...
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