Tackling the global biodiversity crisis depends on developing interdisciplinary solutions underpinned by the natural and social sciences. Our MSc courses are taught by the world-leading conservation scientists at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, giving you the knowledge, skills and practical experience for a successful career in conservation.
Our taught postgraduate degrees consist of six months of coursework and five months of research, with optional modules providing the flexibility to devise a pathway that suits your specific interests.
Key features include:
- Become a member of the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), which in 2019 received the highly prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for its world-leading research and training in conservation science.
- Learn from DICE staff members, all of whom have practical conservation experience from around the world and have published internationally excellent research (we are ranked first in the UK for our research publications).
- Benefit from expert guidance from DICE staff to develop your research dissertation project that could see you conducting fieldwork anywhere in the world, or use outstanding facilities on-campus including modern laboratories in molecular genetics and wildlife ecology and the DICE field site to support your research.
- Build your professional network by becoming part of the global DICE alumni network that includes award-winning conservation scientists and practitioners from over 100 countries.