• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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The Environmental Conservation and Heritage Management programme from Royal Agricultural University has been designed with environmental conservation and heritage organisations, enhancing graduate employability. Our graduates have gone on to work at The National Trust, The Wildlife Trusts, Cotswold Archaeology and many more.

You will gain training in a range of industry skills, with the opportunity to complete recognised training courses in machinery and equipment operations at our Rural Innovation Centre. The cost of which is included in your tuition fee.


Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers with nationally-recognised organisations and in roles such as:

  • Countryside Ranger
  • Wildlife Reserve Manager
  • Ecological Surveyor
  • Conservation / Biodiversity Of ficer
  • Farming and Wildlife Advisor
  • Environmental Education Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Landscape Cultural History and Change
  •  Field Ecology
  •  Heritage Management 
  •  Practical Conservation Skills
  •  Species and Environment
  • Introducing Environmental Conservation and Heritage

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    However, it is recommended that you apply as early as possible.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • UCAS points: 56
  • A Level: CD (minimum one A2 Level pass)
  • GCSE: English and Mathematics Grade C are required (Grade 4 for new GCSEs)
  • International Baccalaureate: 24 points.
  • Access to HE: 45 credits at level 3, of which 15 must be awarded at Merit or higher. (Pass at Literacy & Numeracy skills at level 2 are accepted in lieu of GCSE English & Mathematics)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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The University offers a wide range of generous fee waivers and bursaries. 

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