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Conservation and Land Management

Bangor University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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Program description

Conservation and Land Management

The one-year course is intended for students with a strong interest in land use who want to increase their knowledge of conservation issues.

The course aims to provide students with a broad and balanced understanding of the fundamental science underpinning Conservation and Land Use. The course addresses issues concerned with sustainable use of the countryside. It examines habitats, wildlife, landscapes, and the natural and human factors influencing them. The course also examines how economic activities such as farming and forestry can be managed in an environmentally acceptable way, and how human enjoyment of the countryside can be incorporated within an integrated land use approach.

Students with degrees in agriculture, forestry, geography, biology, environmental studies, economics, law, social sciences and psychology have graduated from this course and gained employment with conservation agencies, NGOs and government organisations and with academic institutions both in the EU and overseas. The course focuses on sustainable use of the countryside including habitats, wildlife, landscapes and the natural and human factors influencing them.

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Admission requirements

Entry to the MSc/Diploma Conservation and Land Management program requires at least a 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject e.g. biology, agriculture, environmental studies, geography, economics, law, social sciences and psychology Applications from mature applicants, who have relevant experience in forestry, agriculture, conservation or land use, are actively encouraged. Applications from people with other backgrounds wishing to develop an understanding of rural development issues are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Conservation science
  • Agriculture & the environment
  • Conservation Research Methods

Semester 2

  • Management planning
  • Botanical Ecology & Ecosystem
  • Conservation Field Course
  • Conservation Research Methods
  • MSc Dissertation Core
  • Natural Resource Management (Semester 2)
  • Urban Forestry (Semester 1)

*Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

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Qualification

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn an MSc degree.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this course gained employment with conservation agencies, NGOs and government organisations and with academic institutions both in the EU and overseas. This MSc course has also produced high calibre scientists in the fields of climate change, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and animal diseases and human health.

“Upon completion of the course I gained employment as a Project Manager with a wildlife conservation charity. Many of the skills I developed as part of the course were essential in my day to day responsibilities.” Anna Jones, CLM Graduate

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Bangor University

Want something different? Well you have come to the right place. Bangor University is a historic University located between the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park, the wonderful Irish Sea coastline, and the awe-inspiring Isle of Anglesey. What makes Bangor...


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A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

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We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

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Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

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We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

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We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

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Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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www.bangor.ac.uk

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