18 hours
9 modules
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This course provides an introduction to the science and practice of conservation biology. Each module covers new aspects of the topic. The course is aimed at anyone wanting to work in conservation or ecology and has not studied these topics at university. It will give you a good basic overview of considerations for conservation based on biological and ecological principles and a fascinating insight into this growing field of study.


Module 1 – An introduction to Conservation Biology

Module 2 – Ecology and Conservation

Module 3 – Evolutionary Genetics

Module 4 – Animal Life Histories

Module 5 – Living in groups

Module 6 – Animal Migration

Module 7 – Conservation Biology in Action

Module 8 – The Future of Conservation

Module 9 – Rewilding


You will receive a certificate on successful completion of this course. There is a short assessment at the end.


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