Ecology and Conservation

Course Overview - Ecology and Conservation

This course explores core themes of conservation and biological diversity across both marine and terrestrial environments. There is a focus on habitat and survey species skills, applied management and conservation.

There is a strong emphasis on applied and experiential learning. With fieldwork opportunities in each year of the course you investigate our rich local environment as well as overseas to destinations such as Portugal. There is also an optional international trip to South Africa where you study indigenous species and issues relating to habitat, species management ...

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Course Information

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3 Years

Start Date




Course Address
Mithras House
Lewes Road

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level



A levels to include a grade B in a Science.

UCAS Tariff

Access to HE Diploma


Pass with 60 credits overall. Must include 12 credits in biology. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at merit or above.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Three subjects at Higher Level, to include grade 5 in HL Biology.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)



In a Science based subject.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4) At least three GCSEs, subjects must include English language, mathematics and a science.


May enable you to start the course in year 2.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £13,842

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