£1,542 per year
Biological recording is vital for biodiversity conservation. In this period of rapid climate change, the ability to collect, manage and interpret information about our natural world has never been more important. This highly practical masters will give you all the skills you need to make a valuable and rewarding contribution in this specialist area.
Developed in association with the Field Studies Council (FSC) and the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland, this course is largely field-based, as you’d expect with a focus on biological recording and identification skills. You’ll study part-time over a minimum of two (but usually three) years, taking your core theory units at the FSC headquarters in Preston Montford, near Shrewsbury. You’ll add to these with six field-based option units, delivered as weekend courses at FSC centres around the UK.
It’s a highly vocational course that offers an ideal way to sharpen up the field skills you’ll need to take your career in the direction you want. With advanced knowledge of the ‘why’, ‘where’ and ‘how’ of collecting and maintaining biological records of the areas that interest you most, you’ll leave us equipped with the expertise to pursue a rewarding future in a specialist field.
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Fantastic course, developed to be taken alongside work. It was wonderful to take the optional modules at the FSc centres and do seasonal modules at the right time of year ie studying grasses actually in June in the field!! Whats not to love!