Wellington is an international hot spot for biodiversity and studying with the School of Biological Sciences you'll learn from world leaders in conservation practice—internationally respected scientists whose work informs the management of New Zealand’s unique biota.
Using theoretical and field-based approaches in a range of terrestrial and marine environments, you’ll explore the processes of conservation biology. Examine internationally renowned examples of conservation best practice in action, and gain skills in experimental design, the collection and analysis of data and the presentation of research results.
From the Conservation Biology programme offered at the Victoria University of Wellington you'll graduate with the expertise to make a valuable contribution to the conservation of the natural environment.
Broaden your horizons with the student exchange programme, Wellington Global Exchange. Study towards your Wellington degree at one of 100 partner universities around the world. Talk to the programme manager if you're thinking about including an exchange in your programme of study.
- Conservation Ecology
- Biodiversity and Conservation
- New Zealand Conservation Practice
- Principles of Marine Conservation
- Tropical Marine Conservation Practice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation Microbiology View 22 other Masters in Biology in New Zealand
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Appropriate Bachelor's degree with B+ average or extensive professional and academic experience.You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.
International39655 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39655 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National10592 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10592 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
- Estimated international fees: NZ$54,821 for the full programme
- Estimated domestic fees : NZ$14,643 for the full programme
Living costs for Wellington
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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