This Animal Behaviour: Applications for Conservation Part-Time's Masters degree at ARU, Anglia Ruskin University will train you in the technologies and scientific methods used in animal behaviour research and modern conservation.
These will include advanced laboratory techniques, satellite tracking, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software, DNA analysis and field techniques.
You’ll study in Cambridge, where you’ll benefit from our links to many conservation organisations, including the Cambridge Conservation Forum. You’ll be able to make contacts and hear from expert practitioners.
Throughout your course you’ll also be supported by tutors who are world-class researchers in areas such as global change ecology, animal behaviour and welfare, and conservation genetics and evolution. We also offer a residential field trip, usually overseas, which will enable you to explore issues central to wildlife conservation in situ.
You can choose to study our MSc Animal Behaviour Applications for Conservation full- or part-time.
This is one of two postgraduate degrees in animal conservation on offer at ARU. You can also gain practical skills in the sustainable management of wildlife and habitats with our MSc Applied Wildlife Conservation.
Graduates from our course may find employment in the following areas:
- working as a conservation biologist for an NGO or government body
- working as a scientist or curator in a zoo
- working in the area of education
- working in industry (ecotourism, environmental consultancy).