MSc in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health

The future health and security of both wildlife and human populations relies critically on the health of the ecosystems on which they depend.

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The MSc in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health is a part-time programme, run over three years.

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The programme is delivered using the virtual learning environment Learn 9. Each course combines independent study, online peer discussion, reflective learning, written assignments and critical reviews to develop an understanding of the important concepts and principles of Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health.

Thank you for your interest in Postgraduate Study at the University of Edinburgh. The closing date for all applications to this programme is 24 August in the year of entry.

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If you're considering joining the programme perhaps our current students can help you decide if it is for you.

MSc Biodiversity Wildlife Ecosystem Health team

Get to know your programme and course organisers.

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Our short films discuss some of the issues related to biodiversity.