Wildlife and Environmental Conservation at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS

Course summary

The Wildlife and Environmental Conservation programme will give students the opportunity to develop skills and enhance knowledge across a range of environmental based industries including wildlife conservation, habitat and Countryside management and ecological consultancy. This two year Foundation degree will cover a range of themes, including wildlife biology; habitat and countryside management; evolution and taxonomy; practical field research; current industry techniques and technologies. All aspects have been tailored to provide successful students with the best skill-set for their chosen industry.


Year 1 (Level 4) Core Modules include: • Academic Writing and Research • Diversity of Life • Conservation and Wildlife Management • Ecological Conservation Skills • Anthroecology Optional Modules, choose 1: • Wildlife Ethics, Law and Legislation • River and Ocean Systems Year 2 (Level 5) Core Modules include : • Independent Research Project • Professional Skills in Wildlife and Land Management • Management of Habitats and Protected Areas • Introduction to GIS • Introduction to Conservation Genetics Optional Modules, choose 1: • Business Enterprise • Conservation Project and Event Management

Assessment method

Assessments may include; Course work, TCA's, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applications from International Students are accepted.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have achieved 48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above. Equivalent qualifications may be accepted in lieu of GCSEs.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please note that the fee status of each applicant will be assessed prior to any offer being made (Home Fee or Overseas/International Fee). Where required further information may be requested to ensure the correct fee status is allocated. For further information about on studying in the UK and fee status, please visit UKCISA.
Wildlife and Environmental Conservation at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS