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Conservation & Environment Higher Education

Careers in pure environmental subjects are on the increase as more organisations realise the relevance to their operations.

conservation & environment

Industry leading courses

Careers in pure environmental subjects are on the increase as more organisations realise the relevance to their operations of such expertise when considering their environmental impact and navigating fast changing legislation.

Three foundation degree courses in this faculty focus on vital conservation, biodiversity and environmental care issues but all have broad commercial relevance. The most vocational is in animal conservation with its focus on zoology and ecology, building skills and knowledge in marine and land animal conservation.

Two new courses for 2021 focus on sustainability in tourism and environment management. Widely applicable in commercial contexts, both courses will prepare you for a forward-looking career in a growing economic sector.

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Conservation and biodiversity protection are topics that I have always been passionate about so this course sounded perfect for me.

Keeley

Foundation Degree in Animal Conservation

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Starting salaries for a Nature Conservation Officer range from £18,000 to £24,000

£24,000

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