• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

At this British Wildlife Conservation programme from Royal Agricultural University , you will also enrich your knowledge by exploring wider topics such as rewilding, environmental issues, agri-environment schemes, and the work of conservation organisations. 

With this combination of academic knowledge, practical skills and work experience, it’s no wonder that our graduates have gone on to work for prestigious organisations such as The Wildlife Trust, The National Trust and The Forestry Commission.

Career

Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers with nationally-recognised organisations and in roles such as:

  • Countryside ranger
  • Wildlife reserve manager
  • Ecological surveyor
  • Conservation / biodiversity officer
  • Farming and wildlife advisor
  • Environmental education officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Field Ecology
  • Practical Conservation Skills
  • Wildlife Conservation: Principles and Practice
  • Species and Environment
  • Environmental Conservation and Heritage
  • Wildlife Handling, Protection and Survey

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

GCSE: (Minimum five GCSEs) - English and Mathematics (or Maths Numeracy for Welsh applicants) at Grade C / 4 or higher are required plus level 3 qualifications:

  • A Level: C, D – minimum of 56 UCAS tariff points (to include at least one A Level pass)
  • BTEC level 3 extended diploma at Merit/Pass/Pass
  • International Baccalaureate: 24 points
  • Access to Higher Education: 45 credits at level 3, of which 15 must be awarded at Merit or higher (Pass at Literacy & Numeracy skills at level 2 are accepted in lieu of GCSE English & Mathematics)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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