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2022/23 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MRes Biodiversity and Conservation with African Field Course PT (Part-Time) (not recruiting 23/24)

Programme code:MOR-B&C/A-PTUCAS code:
Duration:24 Months Method of Attendance: Part Time
Programme manager:Dr Rupert Quinnell Contact address:R.J.Quinnell@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

A bachelor degree with 2:1 (hons) in a relevant subject.
- IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component or equivalent qualification (see website).

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Faculty of Biological Sciences Graduate School

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Faculty of Biological Sciences Graduate School

Programme specification:

The MRes in Biodiversity and Conservation is designed to provide students with:

- an understanding of the biological principles and institutional framework underlying biodiversity and its conservation;
- a core body of transferable skills required to operate effectively in an academic and/or professional career;
- the opportunity to design a course of study to fit their chosen career paths, to lay the groundwork for further academic work and/or professional development in biodiversity and conservation;
- extensive experience in biodiversity or conservation-related research, including a range of research methods.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates will be required to study 180 credits across Year 1 and 2.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules across Year 1 and 2;
BLGY5307M, BLGY5112M, BLGY5153M, BLGY5191M, BLGY5198M.

BLGY5112MAdvanced Statistics10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5153MAfrican Field Ecology20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5191MBiodiversity and Conservation MSc and MRes Summer Project60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
BLGY5198MBiodiversity and Conservation MRes Research Project 140 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
BLGY5307MBiodiversity and Conservation Skills15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study sufficient optional modules to complete 90 credits of modules for Year 1.

BLGY5102MCommunity Ecology15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5104MConservation Genetics15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5119MIntroduction to GIS15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5163MPlant Identification15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5166MInsect Identification Skills15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5180MConservation Skills5 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5188MPopulation Dynamics15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5219MHabitat Management15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG5060MGIS and Environment15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG5332MGlobal Change Ecology15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
SOEE5095MEnvironmental Economics and Policy15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates will be required to study 180 credits across Year 1 and 2.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules across Year 1 and 2;
BLGY5307M, BLGY5112M, BLGY5153M, BLGY5191M, BLGY5198M.

BLGY5112MAdvanced Statistics10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5153MAfrican Field Ecology20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5191MBiodiversity and Conservation MSc and MRes Summer Project60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
BLGY5198MBiodiversity and Conservation MRes Research Project 140 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
BLGY5307MBiodiversity and Conservation Skills15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study sufficient optional modules to complete 90 credits of modules for Year 2.

BLGY5102MCommunity Ecology15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5104MConservation Genetics15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5119MIntroduction to GIS15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5163MPlant Identification15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5166MInsect Identification Skills15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5180MConservation Skills5 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
BLGY5188MPopulation Dynamics15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
BLGY5219MHabitat Management15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG5060MGIS and Environment15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG5332MGlobal Change Ecology15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
SOEE5095MEnvironmental Economics and Policy15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

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