University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management. Professional and conservation organisations have advised on the content of this degree, ensuring strong links between the programme and the needs of the conservation industry and it has received a 'Best Practice' award from the IEEM. The programme is structured around four compulsory courses that integrate theoretical and practical aspects of contemporary conservation and environmental management.

Course Modules

Modules include: Principles and practice of environmental conservation; environmental law and policy; restoration ecology; research methods for postgraduates; techniques in applied ecology; environmental conservation project; environmental impact assessment; ecology and conservation of estuaries and coastal zones; managing tourism in protected areas; issues and principles in responsible tourism; conservation and the environment; introduction to GIS.

Course Additional Entry

An appropriate first degree at 2.1 or above, in an ecological, scientific or environmental management discipline or relevant personal/professional experience. Students who do not have English as their first language, must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or an equivalent rating in another recognised language testing system.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,350  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees