Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management MSc

Newcastle University
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Your studies focus on wildlife conservation with a particular emphasis on agriculture, forestry and amenity. Elements of the course have strong links with national, statutory and non-governmental conservation organisations. Practical management skills are gained through involvement in management problems on nature reserves and field courses that provide experience in species identification. The course has compulsory and optional modules, giving you the opportunity to tailor your studies to your personal interests. Through the compulsory modules you will develop knowledge and skills in core concepts such as: understanding the range of temperate zone ecosystems and wildlife species developing a critical awareness of contemporary conservation issues and research insights understanding scientific survey, habitat assessment and experimental techniques and the ability to identify common species from selected habitats the development of effective management plans for species and ecosystems understanding complex biodiversity and ecosystem management issues advanced knowledge and understanding of the influence of environmental, management and land-use factors on ecosystems and wildlife species

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Newcastle upon Tyne , United Kingdom