Royal Agricultural University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Biodiversity & Conservation (Top Up)

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Course summary

This course is taught at Capel Manor College, Enfield Campus. This top up course aims to educate highly-skilled professionals to be strong contributors towards global conservation efforts. It focuses on particular strengths of both partners (Royal Agricultural University and Capel Manor College) and the unique locations of both institutions to provide a broad understanding of holistic approaches to wildlife management and conservation predominantly focusing on fauna. Undergraduates will acquire advanced practical hands on wild animal management skills, including in applied technology, whilst furthering business and enterprise skills needed to work in or manage conservation projects. The programme will empower individuals to further develop their applied skills, academic research skills and core knowledge required to work in animal reserves, wildlife rescues, conservation organisations and field-based conservation research both nationally and internationally. Students will also have the opportunity to go on international conservation trips to further develop their applied field work skills, for example students have been taken to South America, South Africa and the Isle of Man.

Course details


  • Honours Research Project
-Wildlife Management -Species Evolution and Ecosystems -Behavioural Ecology -Ecology, Species Tracking and Identification -Conservation Surveying Technology -Ecosystem Services and Sustainability

Assessment method

Modules are assessed through a blend of examinations and coursework, including real-life case studies, presentations and reports.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International students can only be considered for this course if they do not require a Tier 4 Student Visa to study in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Merit in a Foundation Degree or HND in animal science/conservation

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Biodiversity & Conservation (Top Up) at Royal Agricultural University - UCAS