£15,385 per year
Conservation medicine is an emerging discipline that involves the integration of veterinary science, conservation biology and public health. This course will help to you to advance biodiversity conservation; address issues associated with the interrelationships between human, animal and ecosystem health; and study the effects of global environmental change on these health interrelationships. There is increasing recognition that veterinarians have an important role to play within interdisciplinary teams working on environmental conservation projects.
In this course, you’ll gain an understanding of the fundamental issues associated with conservation medicine. Issues such as wildlife management, habitat protection, and sustainable development. You’ll also be trained to deal with sick and injured wild fauna, which could be presented for examination and treatment to veterinarians in private practice.
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