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Ecology and Wildlife Conservation

BSc (Hons)

Study mode Full time / Part time
Location Moulton
Level Level 6
Start date Sep 2022
Duration 3 years / 5 years
Awarding body University of Northampton

Led by passionate conservation biologists, our Ecology and Wildlife Conservation courses have sustainability at their core. This course Investigates a range of UK habitats and the biodiversity that they support. Students cover a diverse range of current topics and get the skills necessary to make important conservation decisions at management level. The college has its own 450Ha farm so the outdoor classroom is never far away.

The first year will lay the groundwork needed to study ecology from individuals to ecosystems. There is a grounding in Conservation Biology and Animal Behaviour as well as time to learn those all important HE Study Skills needed to succeed at this level.

In the second year you will get a good grounding in Research Methods for biosciences, build upon your knowledge of Conservation Biology, Field Ecology and study the evolution of biodiversity in Origins of Biodiversity. There is a specialist module on Avian Ecology and Conservation and some practical modules to choose from.

In your final year you will study advanced Conservation Biology and Life on a Warming Planet as well as having some module choice, those elective modules include Zoos and Aquaria in the 21st Century and Greening the Grey. You will also get the opportunity to work on your own independent research project.

You will be taught in our purpose built HE centre with its small group classrooms and you will be assessed using a diverse range of modern methods which have their roots in the workplace.

88 UCAS Tariff points from 3 A levels (or their equivalent)

The facilities you'll be using

No other college in the UK can rival the world class facilities we have at Moulton College.

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