This Master of Science (MSc) course provides you with the crucial skills and knowledge needed to manage biodiversity resources sustainably.
The programmes objectives are:
To integrate an international perspective and new research findings into a biodiversity and land use approach
To provide research-led opportunities that will help find solutions for conservation and planning conflicts
To develop expertise within local authority and public/private sector staff so they can meet international biodiversity and conservation obligations
This part-time course extends over 24 months and runs in two-year cycles continuously from September through to the end of August of the second year. The modular course is devoted to scientific and policy coursework delivered in a blended learning format, comprising a mixture of face-to-face contact (approximately 1215 hours per module) in addition to private study combined with online support. Students are expected to carry out both individual and group projects and to prepare written reports and oral presentations on relevant subjects.