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MPhil in Conservation Leadership

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Examination requirements


The scheme of examination for the 11-month programme for the degree of MPhil in Conservation Leadership consists of:

  • Four essays each of not more than 4,000 words in length, or equivalent exercises, from a list of questions provided
  • A placement report of not more than 10,000 words in length, based on work carried out by the candidate in one or more conservation organisations. From 2018/19 this element of the assessment includes an oral presentation
  • Other course-work, which may include written work, group work and class participation

At the discretion of the Examiners, the examination requirements may include an oral examination on any or all of the assessed components of the MPhil. The pass mark is 60% and the mark for a distinction is 75%.