Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

MSc Wildlife Biology & Conversation


International Office,Edinburgh Napier University

Room 1/37,Craiglockhart Campus

Edinburgh, Scotland

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Wildlife Biology & Conversation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Why choose this course?

The preservation of wildlife in the face of accelerating change to the natural world represents one of the greatest challenges to modern conservation. This course has been designed to train you to meet this challenge. You'll develop and apply your existing knowledge of biology to current issues of wildlife management and conservation.

You'll learn through a practical approach and gain wildlife management skills including advanced investigation and population analysis, wildlife capture, protected area management and wildlife veterinary skills.

You'll benefit from the knowledge gained by excellent research projects undertaken all over the world. From as near to home as Scotland, to the Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe, and work with a university and game department in Swaziland, and national parks wildlife translocation services in South Africa.

You will also get the opportunity to conduct your own independent research project for publication, possibly in Europe or South Africa, giving you unique field experience not available on any other course in the UK.

International Student Requirements:

The application and guidance notes can be completed online from the webpage of the course you are interested in. A list of courses can be found on our website. You must also submit: • Bachelor degree certificate and transcript of grades (a transcript alone may be OK if you have completed your undergraduate degree and it states the specific qualification you obtained) • Two references – academic or professional so long as they demonstrate you have the background and capacity to succeed in the course you are applying for • Statement of purpose • Other subject-specific requirements, if specified in your course web page
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