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Environmental Biology (Conservation and Resource Management)

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. The course focuses on the relationships between living organisms and the terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments, coupled with the interactions that result from natural and anthropogenic processes.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a second class (with 55% average) honours degree or equivalent in biological sciences or related field. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Environmental Assessment and Management; Science Skills and Research Methods; Term papers for Environmental Biology; Ecosystems: Ecology, Conservation & Resource Management; Conservation of Aquatic Resources; Geographical Information Systems; Climate Science and Policy; Modelling Earth Systems; Satellite Remote Sensing.

Assessment methods

This taught Master's degree is assessed through a combination of examinations, coursework and a dissertation or research project.

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