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24450 GBP/year
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About

This Ecology and Conservation Biology with Placement Year course at University of Sheffield explores how humans, animals and plants interact with each other and their environment, and how this determines their abundance, distribution and the biodiversity we see on the planet.

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Overview

You'll learn about human impacts on ecological interactions, the climate crisis, biodiversity and sustainability, as well as what we can do to manage natural resources in the face of changing environments. 

In the Ecology and Conservation Biology with Placement Year programme from University of Sheffield , you’ll have the opportunity to do a year-long, paid work placement as part of your degree.

Key Features 

  • Our students have found placements in industry with organisations such as GSK, Atkins Environmental Consulting and EMEC Ecology – with charities like the Wildlife Trusts, Newquay Zoo, and the Field Studies Council, or in government with the Environment Agency. 
  • You could apply your scientific knowledge outside of the bioscience industry in areas including market research, communications or business development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Principles of Ecology and Conservation
  • Skills in Biology
  • Ecological identification skills
  • Principles of Zoology
  • Principles in Plant Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | ABB, including Biology and a second science + B in the EPQ; ABB, including Biology and a second science + B in Core Maths
  • International Baccalaureate | 34, 6, 5 in Higher Level Biology and a second science
  • BTEC | DD in Applied Science (with Distinctions in all Biology units if Biology not offered at A Level) + A in an A Level science
  • Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher | AAABB, including a science subject + B in Biology
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AA in Biology and a second science
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a Science Subject with 45 at level 3 including 36 credits at Distinctions to include Biology and a second science, and 9 credits at Merit. Applicants are considered individually.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24450 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24450 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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