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Ecology and Conservation (MSci)

Integrated Masters degree in Science
4 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

With this master's degree you will develop advanced knowledge and practical skills in ecology and conservation. This will prepare you to play a role in tackling a wide range of issues as the world's ecosystems come under increasing pressure.

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

This hands-on MSci Ecology and Conservation master's degree has a strong focus on practical skills and experience, with several field trips in the UK and abroad.

You'll develop habitat monitoring, species surveying and ecological analysis skills.

The course allows you to:

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

  • complete 2 independent research projects, working alongside our active research staff

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

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

  • gain valuable experience from 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.

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