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*Alternative qualifications combined with appropriate experience may be considered on an individual basis. For international students, please see http:www.napier.ac.ukinternational for up-to-date information. To check the equivalence of your qualification or experience please email: info@napier.ac.uk Course information: You ll benefit from the knowledge gained by excellent research projects undertaken all over the world. From as near to home as Scotland, to the Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe, and work with a university and game department in Swaziland, and national parks wildlife translocation services in South Africa. You will also get the opportunity to conduct your own independent research project for publication, possibly in Europe or South Africa, giving you unique field experience not available on any other course in the UK. You will get the opportunity to conduct your own independent research project for publication, possibly in Europe or South Africa, giving you unique field experience not available on any other course in the UK. Successful completion of trimester 1 qualifies you for a Postgraduate Certificate trimester 2 qualifies you for a Postgraduate Diploma. Subjects studied include: Stage 1 Scientific Methods, Analysis & Management of Wildlife Populations, and Marine Ecosystems or Humans & Wildlife Stage 2 Field & Laboratory Skills, Biodiversity & Conservation, and Freshwater Ecosystems & Fisheries or Evolution & Taxonomy Stage 3 Independent research project -on successful completion of this you will be awarded your masters degree. Career prospects: You will undertake a project placement with potential employers which may provide a direct route into employment on graduation if you perform well on placement. The skills you gain will you prepare you for work in a number of areas. These can include government agencies and independent wildlife agencies, such as RSPB, Scottish Natural Heritage, Natural England, and the Countryside Council for Wales. The emphasis on research in this course equips you with the knowledge and skills required to continue on to PhD study and a further academic career.

*Alternative qualifications combined with appropriate experience may be considered on an individual basis. For international students, please see http:www.napier.ac.ukinternational for up-to-date information. To check the equivalence of your qualification or experience please email: info@napier.ac.uk Course information: You ll benefit from the knowledge gained by excellent research projects...

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Entry Requirements

Typically, you will need a minimum 2:2 Honours degree in Ecology, Zoology, Veterinary Science or similar. Alternative qualifications combined with appropriate experience may be considered on an individual basis.

Typically, you will need a minimum 2:2 Honours degree in Ecology, Zoology, Veterinary Science or similar. Alternative qualifications combined with appropriate experience may be considered on an individual basis.

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