University of East Anglia

Master in Applied Ecology and Conservation

University of East Anglia
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Norwich
  • Precio:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park
    Norwich NR4 7TJ
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    MSc Applied Ecology and Conservation

Presentación

This programme is offered either full and part time basis

The MSc Applied Ecology and Conservation provides a flexible course structure suitable for students who wish to acquire the skills necessary for a range of careers in conservation and applied ecology. The programme aims to provide you with interdisciplinary training forming an ideal platform either for continuation to doctoral research or for direct access into conservation related employment.

The course runs over a full calendar year starting with a field course. You will take a combination of taught modules during the first half of the year with the second half spent on an individual research project, often overseas. In addition to core modules in ecological survey methods, current issues in conservation, research skills for ecologists and statistics, you will be able to choose from a broad range of optional modules, including Geographical Information Systems (GIS), practical conservation and work placement, restoration ecology, conservation genetics, biodiversity conservation and human society and ecological modelling.

Requisitos

Degree Subject: Biology-related subject plus evidence of additional conservation experience. First degrees in geography or environmental management are also accepted if these contain a strong ecological component.
Degree Classification: Good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent)
Alternative Qualifications: Non-scientists wanting to retrain may take the one year Diploma in Ecology and enter the MSc Applied Ecology & Conservation the following year.

Programa

Compulsory Study (140 credits)
Students must study the following modules for 140 credits:

 DISSERTATION
 ECOLOGICAL SURVEY METHODS
 ISSUES IN CONSERVATION
 MULTIVARIATE STATISTICS
 UNIVARIATE STATISTICS
Option A Study (40 credits)
Students will select 40 credits from the following modules:

 BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND HUMAN SOCIETY
 ECOLOGICAL MODELLING AND STATISTICS
 ECOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE
 EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION GENETICS
 GIS FOR ECOLOGY and ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
 PRACTICAL CONSERVATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
 RESTORATION ECOLOGY

Salidas profesionales

The School of Computing Sciences leads the university in utilizing its internationally recognized research commercially through SYS Consulting, its consulting company, and through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. Many of the projects and coursework that you will take part in use data or scenarios that come from real industry and business applications, giving you effective practical experience that can be applied in a working environment.

Depending on which specialties you studied during your degree course, you will have the necessary skills to work in many application areas of computing science, from computer games development to computer systems engineering, and many more. Our students also use their technical and entrepreneurial skills to play influential roles in the creation of companies such as Travel Republic, Evoke systems, Fyfo and Shoretech systems.

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