Study MSc Conservation & Land Management in the UK

Masters in Conservation & Land Management

The one-year course is intended for students with a strong interest in land use who want to increase their knowledge of conservation issues.

The course aims to provide students with a broad and balanced understanding of the fundamental science underpinning Conservation and Land Use. The course addresses issues concerned with sustainable use of the countryside. It examines habitats, wildlife, landscapes, and the natural and human factors influencing them. The course also examines how economic activities such as farming and forestry can be managed in an environmentally acceptable way, and how human enjoyment of the countryside can be incorporated within an integrated land use approach.

  • Bangor is placed among the world’s top 2% Universities (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2015)
  • Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AON) situated between Snowdonia National Park and the sea
  • Within 15 miles of Bangor are 10 National Nature Reserves, 1 National Park, 2 designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 4 heritage coasts, 9 local nature reserves and 83 Sites of Special Scientific Interest
  • Small class sizes giving you more individual attention and better value for money

    Outstanding Teaching Environment

The one-year Conservation and Land Management degree is intended for students with a strong interest in land use that want to increase their knowledge of conservation issues. The course addresses issues concerned with sustainable use of the countryside. It examines habitats, wildlife, landscapes, and the natural and human factors influencing them. The course also examines how economic activities such as farming and forestry can be managed in an environmentally acceptable way, and how human enjoyment of the countryside can be incorporated within an integrated land use approach.

    Outstanding Career Prospects

Graduates form this course have gained employment with conservation agencies, NGO’s and government organisations and with academic institutions both in the EU and overseas. This MSc course has also produced high calibre scientists in the fields of climate change, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, animal disease and human health.

    Outstanding links to the Conservation Industry

The MSc in Conservation and Land management is highly respected by the professional world and we have strong links with the following national and international organisations:

  • Environment Agency
  • Countryside Council for Wales
  • The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  • Institute of Chartered Foresters
  • Institution of Environmental Sciences