University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Wildlife Conservation with a Year in Professional Practice

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Course summary

The BSc in Wildlife Conservation provides comprehensive training in natural science aspects of conservation (including genetics, ecology, wildlife management and species reintroductions) together with training in the human dimensions of conservation (for example, environmental economics, international biodiversity regulation, the politics of climate change and work with rural communities). The programme includes a significant lab- and field-based component. Additionally, there is an opportunity to conduct a research project in the UK or abroad at the end of the second year. Recent locations include South Africa, Russia and the Peruvian Amazon. Between stages 2 and 3 you will spend a minimum of 24 weeks working in professional practice through one or more placements, either in the UK or abroad. This programme is taught by members of the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) research centre. DICE, in the School of Anthropology and Conservation at Kent.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
1T16
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

All fees for 2022/23 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Wildlife Conservation with a Year in Professional Practice at University of Kent - UCAS