Search results - Field Techniques for Surveying Birds
|Types||Online and Distance Learning|
|Dates||Mon 11 Feb to Mon 18 Mar 2013|
|Application status||In progress - closed to new applications|
|Course contact||If you have any questions about this course, please email email@example.com or telephone +44 (0)1865 286952.|
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Field techniques for surveying birds is a short, stand-alone training course which is taught entirely online. It can be taken from anywhere in the world and is international in its use of case studies. It will appeal to a variety of students and practitioners in conservation and management who want to improve their ability to conduct surveys.
This course can be taken with academic credit (assignment of up to 2,000 words) or without academic credit. This page relates to taking the course WITHOUT CREDIT. For information about taking this course with academic credit, please click here.
Each topic is covered via guided reading, online activities, and discussion forums. All the reading material is embedded into the course, but students additionally have access to the University's electronic resources and online journals, which they are expected to use for some of the activities. Participants are expected to study on, and contribute to, the course for around 10-15 hours per week. There is a suggested calendar of activity which students can use to assist them in completing the course within the allocated five week duration of the course.
Field Techniques for Surveying Birds is part of the new Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques.
Minimum IT Requirements
Please note that this course is taken online; to participate in our online courses we recommended a minimum computer specification.
Topics covered by the course in Field Techniques for Surveying Birds include:
- Introduction to birds and bird surveys
- Bird surveys - first principles
- Passive survey techniques 1
- Passive survey techniques 2
- Non-passive survey techniques 1
- Non-passive survey techniques 2
- Non-passive survey techniques 3
- New technologies
- Bird survey design & considerations
- Reporting your results
Dr Jocelyne Hughes
I am Programme Director in Ecological Survey Techniques. Since 1998, I have been a Departmental Lecturer in the Department...more
Mr Damien Farine
Certificationsample certificate .
To successfully complete the course and receive a Certificate of Attendance, participants are encouraged to contribute to all the discussion forums. The pdf sample above is an illustration only, and the wording will reflect the course and dates attended.
Teaching methodsThe course is taken entirely online but is tutor-led by an experienced ecologist.
Details of funding opportunities, including grants, bursaries, loans, scholarships and benefit information are available on our financial assistance page.
- Programme Fee
- Fee: £375.00
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Apply without academic credit
The fees for taking the course without academic credit are:
- Non-accredited: £375.00
Sorry, this course is not currently accepting applications. If you have any questions about this course, please use the course enquiry form.