Ecological Management & Conservation Biology

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Ecological Management & Conservation Biology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 26504 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

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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 sci...

Course Content

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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
Biodiversity
Conservation genetics
Emerging plant pathogens
...

Assessment Method Continuous Assessment such as coursework and module assignments based on self-driven, independent, study (there are no examinations).

A Postgraduate Diploma (PGDIP) student who achieves 50% or higher in completed modules may be permitted to transfer to the MSc Pathway subject to General Regulations. The MSc will be awarded with Distinction to a student who achieves an average mark exceeding 70% and with Commendation for those achieving a mark between 60-69%.
Careers or Further Progression

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Introduction
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
neil.reid@qub.ac.uk
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