Biodiversity and Conservation - MSc

Keele's MSc in Biodiversity and Conservation aims to provide you with an extensive understanding of biodiversity, ecology and conservation. You will explore and critically evaluate the contemporary issues facing our planet and apply your knowledge to propose robust solutions, demonstrating your expertise in environmental management. This programme will enable you to develop and enhance your research and fieldwork skills through theoretical and practical learning, contributing to high-level graduate attributes that will help to strengthen your career prospects.

Month of entry

  • September, January

Mode of study

  • Full time, Part time


Subject area

  • Environment, Geography, Natural Sciences, Science

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • UK - Full time £11,000 per year. Part time £6,000 per year.
    International - £20,700 per year.

Duration of study

  • Full time - 1 year, Part time, 2 years

Why study Biodiversity and Conservation at Keele University?

Interdisciplinary programme with networking opportunities across disciplines
Opportunity to engage with fieldwork and gain hands-on laboratory experience, developing your practical skills
Enhance your career prospects through specialisms in biodiversity, ecology and conservation
Engage with debates on current and future issues, displaying a deep understanding of global impacts
Possibility to complete qualifications on taxonomic identification skills, e.g. Field Identification Skills Certificate (FISC)
insert-a start insert-a end
insert-b start insert-b end
insert-c start insert-c end
insert-d start insert-d end
insert-e start insert-e end
insert-f start

Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

insert-f end
insert-g start insert-g end
insert-h start insert-h end