Conservation Biology and Management

Conservation Biology and Management

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,600
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

This degree will teach you the main issues in managing and conserving biodiversity at national and global scales. We place great emphasis on practical training and preparing students for a wide range of careers in conservation. 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 can choose to enroll on a three-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 at the CERES Field Centre in Aljiezur, Portugal. 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.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

As a Conservation Biology and Management graduate, you’ll find jobs in: as scientists and advisors for Government and related agencies working for environmental charities as environmental consultants as researchers in Universities, research institutes or NGOs teaching There is high demand for well-qualified conservation graduates, and students completing a Conservation Biology and Management degree at Stirling work with a range of employers.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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