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Course overview

This course is aimed at students who wish to develop a career within wildlife conservation and ecology. You will be provided with a unique combination of academic study and practical fieldwork in order to develop a range of academic and professional skills, plus knowledge of wildlife conservation, ecology and related disciplines.

Enquiries

If you have any enquiries about this course, please contact the Department of using these contact details.

  • University Centre Reaseheath
UCAS Code
DC41
Duration
3 years

Why Study Wildlife Conservation and Ecology with us?

As a student studying Wildlife Conservation and Ecology, you will have regular access to the Reaseheath College estate, which boasts a range of wildlife species to study.

Additionally, you can expect an interactive and personable learning experience that draws upon the expertise of our team of dedicated staff, with whom you will be able to engage in study through the use of our first-class facilities on campus, our community projects, and also via overseas study opportunities.

Animal Behaviour and Welfare

University Centre Reaseheath

Located on the outskirts of Nantwich in rural Cheshire, our campus has industry standard teaching facilities but still retains its friendly, supportive atmosphere.

Our innovative £8 million National Centre for Horticulture, the Environment and Sustainable Technology is one of the most modern glasshouse training facilities in the UK with its state-of-the-art glasshouse for food crop trials and research. It also houses a fully equipped science laboratory and CAD design studios.

Our Animal Centre has a licensed zoo, home to over 250 different animal species, and is accredited by the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA). Students of Canine Behaviour will benefit from on-site kenneling facilities, commercial standard grooming parlours, dedicated dog training areas and a full set of competition quality dog agility equipment.

As a regional centre for agricultural education, our modern farm has world class facilities and is home to Reaseheath Pedigree High Yielding Holsteins and Youngstock. Our £3.5 million Equestrian Centre provides both indoor and outdoor riding arenas for equine science students.

You will have access to our campus sport facilities including high and low ropes courses, an indoor climbing wall, gym with Technogym equipment and a brand new 3G Pitch and Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA).

Set among 330 hectares of farm, parklands and woodland with its own lake, this stunning campus is the perfect environment for degree students to work, rest and play.

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an undergraduate Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Admissions

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 14th October (PGCEs and Education Master’s only)
  • Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 21st October
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