The Ghana and Nigeria Ecological Survey Techniques Scholarship - application deadline 1 March 2023

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The Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford is pleased to invite applications for a scholarship to undertake the part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques for September 2023 entry.

Open to applicants who are either a national of Ghana and ordinarily resident in Ghana or a national of Nigeria who is ordinarily resident in Nigeria.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques aims to provide the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to conduct effective ecological field surveys for a range of key taxa, and to analyse field survey data with confidence.

The PGCert is taught via a mixture of face-to-face, online and experiential learning. A choice of modules enables students to explore areas of interest and specialism relevant to their professional needs. Drawing on a rich pool of expertise, teaching is conducted by a highly knowledgeable and diverse team of practitioners and academics engaged directly with ecological issues.

  • Introductory residential week in Oxford and field visit to Wytham Woods (SSSI)
  • Tutored online modules in field survey techniques for,
    • Plant Biodiversity and Habitat
    • Data Analysis
    • Mammals and Reptiles
    • Bird Biodiversity
    • Fish and Amphibians
    • Invertebrates
  • Field project and report (your choice of location)

Scholarship deadline: 1 March 2023

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