BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation

This degree will give you a detailed understanding of all aspects of conservation science, including the founding principles of ecology, evolution, environmental management. You will then be able to apply this understanding to wildlife conservation. This degree will develop your intellectual and practical skills, as well as your numeracy. This degree will also enhance your communication and IT abilities, your interpersonal and self-management skills and your professionalism in a context specific to the conservation world.This course will give you a specialist knowledge and understanding of:- The need for an inter- and multi-disciplinary approach to the study and management of wildlife.- The issues concerning the monitoring and management of wildlife both for their intrinsic value and as a natural resource to be exploited in a sustainable and ethical manner.- The principles, nomenclature terminology and concepts of applied ecology, ecosystem functions, ecosystem services, environmental policy, conservation science.- The fundamental ecological, social, and economic concepts and how they relate to wildlife conservation and management importance.Our location, between Anglesey and Snowdonia National Park, offers unrivalled opportunities for learning about ecology, conservation, and the natural environment outside the lecture theatre. Our courses are packed with field trips and practical sessions. Successful conservation relies on an interdisciplinary approach. Our supportive, friendly, and accessible staff have a range of expertise covering conservation, ecology, environmental science. The Centre for Evidence Based Conservation, a world-recognised centre for translating conservation science into policy, is based here at Bangor, giving our students a unique insight into the conservation policy process. We have close links with many of the local conservation organisations including Snowdonia National Park Authority, Natural Resources Wales and the British Trust for Ornithology which help students gain understanding of conservation practice.We also have excellence links with conservation organisations throughout the world. Staff and students are currently working in Madagascar, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, and Bangladesh.‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch.If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) F90F.

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£17,500 Per Year

International student tuition fee

3 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time