Course: Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques

Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford

Oxford, Online
September 2018 01865 286938 Amy Calvert

Cost: £4,945 - £6,635

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Looking for a job change or career boost?

An Oxford qualification - that you can take online while working - could be the answer.

Apply now for our Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques to start this September.

We aim to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and confidence necessary to conduct informed ecological field surveys. You will also study how to quantify and analyse data so that you can effectively assess and monitor biodiversity and ecosystems.

The programme has been specially designed to accommodate study alongside your work, and it has helped many professionals worldwide to improve their skills and enhance their careers.

Features include:

  • Introductory week in Oxford with a field trip at Wytham Woods (SSSI) and training in GIS using QGIS
  • Online modules in Field Techniques for Surveying Vegetation, Mammals and Reptiles, Fish and Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Birds
  • An online module in Data Analysis with R and QED Statistics
  • Tutor-led discussions and feedback during all online modules
  • An independent field project (this can be where you are based)
  • Individual tutorials
  • Access to the University of Oxford Bodleian Libraries online library resources (including e-books and e-journals)

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