MSc Conservation Biology

MSc Conservation Biology at Derby

Our MSc in Conservation Biology gives you the opportunity to study the reasons why so many species are under threat, develop skills in the management of species and the wider environments, and build up the skills needed to identify environmental issues and find practical solutions.

  • Our course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences‌‌
  • If you choose to study our 'Tropical Conservation Biology' module, you will have the option to study in Singapore
  • You'll have the opportunity to undertake a training-based placement, preparing you for a career in conservation or environmental management
  • This course is flexible in its approach to suit you - you can study full-time or part-time, and you'll have the opportunity to undertake parts of the degree online
  • You’ll be taught by a highly qualified team of active international researchers, with research skills in conservation biology and environmental management. Learning from active researchers means you’ll gain contemporary knowledge, based on the latest findings and trends in the sector

Funding - apply for up to £10,000

Did you know that you’ll be able to apply for a student loan of up to £10,000 a year for taught and research masters courses in all postgraduate subject areas? If you’re under 60, starting a course from August 2016 onwards, and are applying to study full-time, part-time or via distance learning at a UK university, you are eligible to apply. Find out more