What will I learn?

BSc(Hons) Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science (with Foundation Year) explores wildlife conservation issues at local, national and global levels. Created in partnership with Bristol Zoo Gardens, it gives you unique access to the zoo's facilities and expertise.Mixing theory with practice, you’ll delve into the relationship between wildlife and society, and consider the impact of human activities on the living world. Deepen your knowledge of conservation by carrying out work in natural habitats close to Bristol, including the Severn Estuary, the Cotswolds woodlands and grasslands, the Somerset Levels and Avon Gorge. Tap into our many links with local conservation organisations, and go on placements, volunteering, field-based work and residential trips in the UK and overseas. Choose our sandwich course option to spend your third year on a work placement in this country, Europe or further afield, applying your knowledge to topical conservation issues.Explore the steps that can be taken to alleviate biodiversity decline, and get the strong foundation you need for a career in conservation.You’ll be well prepared to go into a wide range of jobs. You could work in national and international wildlife conservation, conservation consultancy, media and wildlife film-making, wildlife and enterprise, or wildlife conservation research. As a science graduate, your skills will be highly valued, and you could also go into a range of non-science graduate positions.

Which department am I in?

Department of Applied Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Associate Degree/ 60 Community College credits with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. 2 years of university study with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. Students need to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Bristol

Based in Bristol, an exciting city ranked the number 1 place to live in the UK (Sunday Times 2017), UWE is at the heart of a centre of industry.

  • Awarded gold in the 2018 Teaching Excellence Framework
  • £300m investment across its campuses over the last six years
  • 92% of graduates in work 15 months after graduation
  • 2nd in England for student satisfaction