Ecology, Conservation and Environment

Discover our undergraduate courses, Masters and PhD degrees in Ecology, Conservation and Environment.

Our courses will help you understand the science behind the world’s most serious environmental and ecological challenges.

You’ll learn from experts influencing global debates on topics including:

  • sustainable development
  • endangered species conservation
  • animal behaviour.

Outside the classroom, you’ll explore the South Downs National Park on local field trips. You’ll also have the opportunity to go on field courses to destinations including Ecuador and the Red Sea.

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Meet Kieran

Kieran O’Malley, Ecology, Conservation and Environment PhD, has been developing a citizen science project to place bat-detecting acoustic technology in woodland. This will help conservation groups to improve the landscape for bats - the most diverse mammal group in the world.

Read Kieran’s story

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Could there be a better place to be a student than our beautiful campus? Nestled in the South Downs National Park, we’re just nine minutes from one of the UK’s most iconic cities.

To get a picture of life on our campus and the excitement of being in the city of Brighton, take our virtual tour.

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