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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science (with Sandwich Year)

University of the West of England - Bristol - Frenchay Campus University of the West of England - Bristol - Frenchay Campus, UK

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Jan 2023, Sep 2022

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GBP 15250

Tuition Fee (GBP)

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 Free

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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65%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Study wildlife from a scientific perspective on this specially-developed degree, created in partnership with Bristol Zoo.

Why study wildlife ecology and conservation?

  • Conserving biodiversity, and avoiding the mass extinction of species, are huge global challenges.
  • We need ecologists who can use their skills and scientific knowledge to help tackle these issues, and explore new and novel approaches to conserving wildlife.
  • By looking at the nature of global biodiversity, and the effects of habitat loss and climate change, you can equip yourself with the knowledge and tools you need to make a difference in this field.

Why UWE Bristol?

  • BSc(Hons) Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science explore wildlife conservation issues at local, national and global levels. Created in partnership with Bristol Zoo Gardens, it gives you unique access to the zoo's facilities and expertise.
  • Mixing theory with practice, you'll delve into the relationship between wildlife and society, and consider the impact of human activities on the living world.
  • Deepen your knowledge of conservation by carrying out work in natural habitats close to Bristol, including the Severn Estuary, the Cotswolds woodlands and grasslands, the Somerset Levels and Avon Gorge.
  • Tap into our many links with local conservation organizations, and go on placements, volunteering and where possible, field-based work and residential trips in the UK and overseas.
  • Choose our sandwich course option to spend your third year on a work placement in this country, Europe or further afield, applying your knowledge to topical conservation issues.
  • Explore the steps that can be taken to alleviate biodiversity decline, and get the strong foundation you need for a career in conservation.

Where can it take me?

  • You'll be well prepared to go into a wide range of jobs. You could work in national and international wildlife conservation, conservation consultancy, media and wildlife film-making, wildlife and enterprise, or wildlife conservation research.
  • As a science graduate, your skills will be highly valued, and you could go into a range of non-science graduate positions.

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    100 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    15250

    Tuition Fee
    (GBP)

     Free

    Application Fee
    (GBP)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
    (GBP)

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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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