Course: BSc Wildlife and Conservation Management (Top Up)

Department: Countryside and Environmental Studies

Type: Degree

Duration: One or two years

The Programme

This programme enables students to progress from the FdSc qualification to a full BSc Honours Degree in Wildlife and Conservation Management. Knowledge, understanding and skills gained will be developed and applied to explore current and future issues in wildlife and conservation management in greater depth and consider solutions. Graduates from the course will be able to demonstrate key skills required by employers for more senior roles within the sector. 

What You Study

  • Reserve management
  • Landscape conservation
  • Management and business in conservation
  • Conservation biology
  • Dissertation.

How To Apply

Application for the full-time course is through UCAS using code D446 and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have completed a relevant qualification at Level 5. A GCSE grade 4 or C or equivalent in English is also required.

Applicants from non-traditional routes will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

David Ware

FdSc Wildlife and Conservation Management

David previously worked for the Ministry of Defence as a cartographer, drawing charts of the world’s oceans. He later moved into marketing and business management with the Met Office, then worked in a similar capacity for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He left to pursue a career working outdoors.