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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
English language requirements
|6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.