UCR - University Centre Reaseheath
University Centre Reaseheath

Environment and Conservation Sciences

Why study Environment and Conservation Sciences at UCR?

Do you have an ingrained curiosity about the natural world? Do you feel a responsibility to look after the earth and preserve it for future generations?  

So do we. How we manage the environment matters – how can we mitigate the impact we are having as a species is perhaps the most important aim we should have during these changing times. Our expert lecturers will share their passion and knowledge and inspire you to create a better world for all.

conservation students

Industry Focused

Our Environmental courses will prepare you for careers in this vibrant and expanding sector – giving you the tools to ensure the future of the remarkable species and habitats on our planet. 

You’ll will work with the latest environmental techniques and practices. We will equip you with the skills and resources to enable you to create and apply innovative new conservation methods through research and the projects that you will lead. 

Our stunning campus, set in 330 hectares of Cheshire countryside, contains a wide variety of habitats and rare species. This is the ideal location to expand your knowledge while gaining plenty of practical experience.

Career Ready

We’re well situated for field study trips, with easy access to sites of special scientific interest including the Peak District, the Lake District, Snowdonia and a range of coastal habitats. 

You will also have the option to participate in longer field trips to places such as Cornwall, Somerset, Costa Rica and South Africa. 

We will guide you in developing your interests and chosen specialities within wildlife conservation and environmental science through a variety of modules covering a wide range of subjects – everything from managing specific habitats through to conserving rare and endangered species. 

Environment and Conservation Sciences Courses

Environment & Conservation Sciences

BSc (Hons) in Wildlife Conservation and Ecology (including Foundation Year)

4 Years

Full-Time

Environment & Conservation Sciences

BSc (Hons) in Wildlife Conservation and Ecology

3 Years

Full-Time

Access to Higher Education

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Land-Based Studies)

1 Year

Full-Time

Environment & Conservation Sciences

BSc (Hons) in Environmental Conservation (Top-Up)

1 Year

Full-Time

Environment & Conservation Sciences

Foundation Degree Environmental Conservation

2 Years

Full-Time