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University of Leeds: Biodiversity and Conservation with African Field Course

Institution University of Leeds
Department Faculty of Biological Sciences
Telephone 0113 343 1418
Study type Taught


Are you ready to make your impact on biodiversity?

This distinctive course concentrates on the biological principles underlying biodiversity, its assessment and management. You’ll understand the ecological factors underlying biodiversity and conservation, learn key field skills for assessing and managing biodiversity, and gain key analytical skills for a range of academic and professional careers. You’ll also acquire valuable experience in biodiversity and conservation-related research.

You’ll gain a first-hand appreciation for the ecology and conservation of the African savannah with this programme which includes a unique field course. You will have the opportunity to study and interact with the local habitat, flora and fauna, and work alongside your peers in this incredible environment and produce a group projects focused on African ecology.

Understanding how to conserve biodiversity has never been more important. We believe biodiversity can only be effectively managed and conserved when it can be assessed and interpreted properly. Our leading researchers are making an impact through their dedicated research within the field of ecology and conservation. Your learning will be heavily influenced by their world-leading research, which drives national and international policy agendas around environmental change and global sustainability.

This course is designed to prepare you for a career in ecology or conservation, or for further research at PhD level. If you’re already an established conservation professional, our modules provide additional skills to support you to progress in your employment.


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