BSc (Hons) Marine and Freshwater Conservation

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Course code D447

Key course details

Location Ambleside
Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2017, 2018
Entry Requirements

Course outline

According to the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), there is a current shortage of graduates with the skills needed in marine and freshwater conservation, it's more important than ever to produce professionals to help reduce the damage done to our waterways. If you want to explore and protect life beneath the waves, then our course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to preserve the biodiversity of aquatic environments. We have worked in consultation with a wide range of aquatic and environmental experts to ensure you gain everything you need to go into a career in aquatic conservation.

Our Ambleside campus is set in the heart of the Lake District, giving you the unique opportunity to develop fieldwork techniques in a wide range of water environments. Laboratory-based teaching enables you to develop your practical, taxonomic and analytical capabilities too, further enhancing your skills base and employability. You'll have the expertise to become a big success in the conservation world, so take full advantage of what our course has to offer and get started on a career in the aquatic sciences!

Course Study Options

We also offer this course with a sandiwch placement or an integrated foundation year - follow the link for more information.

Sandwich Placement

Integrated Foundation Year