Ecological Management & Conservation Biology

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Ecological Management & Conservation Biology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104849 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
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Entry Requirements

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A Pass degree or above in a relevant area of science, such as Biology or Environmental Studies, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

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Course Content

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, ...

Subjects Taught

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The programme has a backbone of taught academic lectures covering the full spectrum of subjects contained within conservation biology including:

Animal behaviour
Conservation genetics
Emerging plant pathogens

Assessment Method Awarding of the qualifications is based on continuous assessment of coursework, examinations and assessment of modules based solely on submitted work related to private, individual study.

A Graduate Diploma student who achieves 50 per cent or higher in the written examination and coursework may be permitted to transfer to the MSc subject to General Regulations. The MSc will be awarded with Distinction to a student who achieves a dissertation and average mark both exceeding 70 per cent.
Careers or Further Progression

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This MSc will equip you with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in conservation or ecological consultancy. To date, graduates of the course have been employed by a range of non-governmental organ...

Further Enquiries Dr Neil Reid 
Lecturer in Conservation Biology
School of Biological Sciences
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