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BSc Ecology and Wildlife Conservation – University of Reading

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  • Their lives in your hands

    Your chance to save the Earth's biodiversity and ecosystems

BSc Ecology and Wildlife Conservation

Preserving the world's biodiversity is one of the most important issues in today's world. Study Ecology and Wildlife Conservation and take part in this work.

What will you learn in Ecology and Wildlife Conservation?

In this degree, you will gain valuable insight into the workings of the natural world, what we need to do to preserve the Earth's biodiversity and how we can achieve these goals. This will prepare you for a career protecting the world's living organisms.

Work to preserve the world as you study

You will have the opportunity to get involved with conserving wildlife and ecosystems during your degree. We offer an optional one-year placement as part of your degree - an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience and make links within the world of conservation.

A rewarding career

From fundraising to consultancy to field work, there are numerous careers where a degree in Ecology and Wildlife Conservation will be your first step. Regardless of the direction you choose, this is a field that offers immensely rewarding careers.

Field courses

You will have ample opportunity to carry out practical work in the field. Find out more about the field courses available.

An excellent environment for study

The School of Biological Sciences is located on the beautiful Whiteknights Campus, which is a great environment to study ecology and learn the principles of conservation. With a lake, verdant meadows and stretches of woodland, the campus is a perfect place to examine the natural world. You will also have access to a full suite of laboratories.

Find out more about BSc Ecology and Wildlife Conservation

For information about this course, entry requirements and funding, take a look at our course specifications page.

Looking for 2021/22 courses?

If you would like to start studying Biological Sciences at the University of Reading in 2021, please view our 2021/22 undergraduate courses.

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