University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Animal Conservation and Biodiversity

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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This degree is aimed at anyone interested in animal welfare and the conservation of species - preserving precious fauna and flora around the world. The Animal Conservation and Biodiversity degree is for those who seek employment in animal conservation organisations, ecological consultancies, or research and development roles. Modules focus on wildlife welfare, landscape conservation, animal health and disease, global biodiversity, and breeding management and genetics. Many graduates go on to study Master's or PhD degrees in their chosen specialism or forge successful careers as conservation scientists, wildlife officers, animal keepers, reserve wardens and ecological consultants. The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent. What you should know about this course

  • Students benefit from using the most up-to-date equipment in the aquaria, pet trade and zoological fields
  • Partnered with The Pet Charity, Pet Industry Federation and Centre of Applied Pet Ethology
  • Benefit from the Hadlow multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Animal Management Centre

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, on average*, students are assessed by: Coursework- 77% Exams- 19% Practical- 4% Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements who have acquired relevant skills and experience are considered on a case by case basis.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8630 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8630 Year 1
Scotland £8630 Year 1
Wales £8630 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Animal Conservation and Biodiversity at University of Greenwich - UCAS