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Ecology and Conservation (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
3 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

As the world's ecosystems come under increasing pressure, the need for trained scientists in ecology and conservation becomes ever-more important. With this ecology and conservation degree, you will be ideally placed to play a role in tackling the key issues.

Please note, we are no longer recruiting students for this course or our MSci Ecology and Conservation course.

The programme will build your knowledge of how organisms function and interact in communities and ecosystems. You'll develop your passion for the natural environment together with the skills to work throughout the world in conservation and ecology.

This course allows you to:

  • carry out fieldwork in Exmoor, the New Forest, Spain and Belize

  • complete an independent research project, working alongside our active research staff

  • choose from a selection of modules to tailor your degree to your interests

  • spend a semester studying at a university in Europe or Australasia

  • gain valuable experience from a year in employment

  • develop sought-after transferable skills

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.

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