AESC40150 Wildlife Conservation

Academic Year 2021/2022

The principles of managing natural populations and their application in wildlife conservation are described in this module. The core issues of population and habitat management are discussed. Examples of bird and mammals management will be provided along with the national and international legislation that regulate wildlife management. In addition, how humans react to this management is a key factor in how human-wildlife arises.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

1. understand the principles of wildlife conservation and management
2. describe the methods of population and habitat management
3. understand the important pieces of national and international legislation that regulate wildlife management
4. understand the origins of human-wildlife and explore plausible solutions

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Using delivered course content material as basic level of knowledge, in class problems are given to students to use as self assessment markers with feedback provided through discussion. This is achieved through active/task-based learning; peer and group work; lectures; reflective learning. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Essay: End of Semester Essay Week 12 n/a Graded Yes


Assignment: In Semester Assignments Week 4 n/a Graded Yes


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Thurs 16:00 - 17:50