MSc Conservation Project (838C1)

60 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Summer teaching

This module requires you to carry out an independent, original, in-depth project in conservation biology research or practical conservation, in consultation with an academic supervisor.

It will involve bespoke, project-specific training in practical skills, the generation of hypotheses, the production of data, statistical analysis and interpretation of results, and the presentation of results in a seminar and a dissertation.


100%: Coursework (Dissertation, Presentation)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 600 hours of work. This breaks down into 8 hours of contact time and 592 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: