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Edge Hill‘s MSc Conservation Management course shortlisted for Higher Education Programme of the Year

April 25, 2023

Edge Hill’s MSc Conservation Management degree has been shortlisted for a major national award, recognising the course’s ability to inspire the next generation of conservationists. 

The course is up for the Higher Education Programme of the Year Award, shortlisted by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

It recognises Edge Hill’s efforts to give students the skills, techniques, and theories to manage ecosystems, heal habitats and protect the environment anywhere in the world. 

Dr Marcio Pie, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, said: “Edge Hill University is committed to promoting sustainability and protecting the environment. Our MSc Conservation Management programme exemplifies this by helping to create the conservationists of tomorrow who will take on the challenge of protecting our planet and restoring the environment.

“We are incredibly proud to have the course shortlisted by the CIEEM, recognising the impact we are having and the course’s power to inspire.”

The CIEEM awards logo.

MSc Conservation Management is accredited by the CIEEM and equips students with the skills, techniques, and theories to work in a range of conservation and ecology roles through a mix of theoretical and practical teaching.

The CIEEM Awards celebrate the outstanding work of ecologists and environmental managers across the UK and Ireland. The organisation’s overall mission is to raise the standards and profile of professional ecological and environmental management for the benefit of nature and society.

The winner will be announced at the CIEEM Awards at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, in June.

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April 25, 2023


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