MSc in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health

Our students and alumni

Our students are drawn from a wide range of academic and practical disciplines, and they represent a vast wealth of knowledge and experience.

Ecosystem Experience

Chaona tells her us about her experience undertaking research in Zambia with the Commonwealth Scholarship.

Pauliina Upla: New Perspectives on Biodiversity

Pauliina shares her thoughts on how the online masters degree helped introduce her to new perspectives on biodiversity. Pauliina also chats about how the MSc prompted her to make a career change.

Back from the Brink: Saving our Small Blue

A group photo of Tayside volunteers on a beach
MSc graduate Kelly Ann Dempsey's dissertation on the habitat of the rapidly declining Small Blue Butterfly helped inform the Tayside Biodiversity Partnership project with local landowners and community, aiding in the conservation of the species in North East Scotland.

Estella Snowden: complex challenges for Madagascar

A photograph of Estella next to her poster presentation
Estella Snowden presented her dissertation from her final year of the Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health programme at the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation 2019 (ATBC) conference in Madagascar. Here's what she learned about Madagascar's complex social and environmental issues.

Graduate spotlight: Denisse Guitarra

A month in the life of a Conservation Advocate in America.

Alexandra Skouteli

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Alexandra Skouteli talks about discovering a global, supportive online community, and the value this programme brings to her practice communicating environmental sustainability in her every day work.

Anthony Adeea

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Anthony Adeea, conservationist with the Ghana Wildlife Society, talks about what it's like to be an online learner on the MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health programme.

Reflections on the Global Health Academy Summer School, Uganda 2018

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Online masters students who attended the Global Health Academy Summer School reflect on their time spent together in Uganda, and highlight the benefits of an interdisciplinary mindset and the collaborative approach required to address one health issues worldwide.

Online learning: using the library resources

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Two online students talk about accessing the University's online library resources. It's not difficult and you can even connect your Google Scholar search to the University library catalogue.

How the ocean can inspire a nation

Film still from Nikita Shiel-Rolle's Tedx Talk on oceans
Alumnus Nikita Rolle delivers a lecture for Tedx Talks Grand Bahama on how the ecosystem health of oceans can impact on people's sense of national wellbeing.