Ecology and Conservation at University of Brighton - UCAS

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Course summary

This course explores core themes of conservation and biological diversity across both marine and terrestrial environments. There is a focus on habitat and survey species skills, applied management and conservation. There is a strong emphasis on applied and experiential learning. With fieldwork opportunities in each year of the course you investigate our rich local environment as well as overseas to destinations such as Portugal. There is also an optional international trip to South Africa where you study indigenous species and issues relating to habitat, species management and conservation. You will develop your practical skills in our specialist laboratories and build your scientific research skills working alongside a member of staff to research an area of personal interest or address a practical conservation question. You will learn with a course team who are internationally recognised experts in their field, with research strengths including ecology and conservation, human-wildlife interactions, zoonotic disease, behaviour, ecosystems and environmental management, and marine ecology. This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB). Our Ecology and Conservation MSci a course offers an extra year of integrated study at masters level.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Student Outcomes

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70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13842* Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £13842* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note that the £13,842 international fee is for classroom based courses and provisional for 2023. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students. All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: www.brighton.ac.uk/courses as specific details will be included there. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Ecology and Conservation at University of Brighton - UCAS