Centre for Wildlife Management

MSc Wildlife Management

MSc Wildlife Management

This course provides advanced training in UK policy and science implementation. It combines education in the theory, scientific principles and policy aspects of managing wildlife.

The course provides a unique introduction to the interface between science and policy. 

You'll graduate with a professionally-focused qualification. Your new skills will be relevant to a wide range of careers in wildlife management and academia.

You'll graduate with skills, knowledge and training that are highly valued by the sector. Including:

  • advanced knowledge of wildlife management theory
  • the principles of biodiversity and conservation, epidemiology and wildlife conflicts
  • practical skills in wildlife and environmental data collection 
  • data analysis and modelling, with a focus on providing evidence for policy
  • training in humaneness and welfare for Home Office licensing
  • field skills in wildlife monitoring, surveying, tracking and sampling integrating with GIS
  • problem-solving skills to address wildlife problems in a policy context

Visit the School of Biology website to read a graduate profile from Lucy Jillings.

Visit our central Postgraduate prospectus for full degree information and application details.

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