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Science (Research) - Ecology and Biodiversity

University of Waikato

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
23274 USD/year
4880 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Master of Science (Research) - Ecology and Biodiversity at the University of Waikato is an internationally-recognised qualification, suitable for students who want a complete research experience, coupled with taught papers.

Overview

The University of Waikato has a particularly strong reputation for our research program in lake and river ecology and restoration, taking advantage of our close proximity to the Rotorua Lakes District, the Waikato River, and peat lakes and wetlands within the Waikato Region. Other areas of research include estuarine and coastal marine biology, urban ecology, Antarctic terrestrial ecology, and agricultural sustainability and productivity.

In studying Science (Research) - Ecology and Biodiversity at the University of Waikato you’ll learn about the distribution, abundance, and biology of organisms and their role in New Zealand’s most important ecosystems.

Career opportunities

  • Biodiversity Management
  • Biodiversity Advisor
  • Biodiversity Surveyor
  • Biosecurity and Customs Officer
  • Conservation Ranger
  • Policy Analyst
  • Research Associate
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Resource Manager
  • Resource Planner
  • Weed Management Advisor
  • Pest Management Advisor
  • Field Researcher
  • Technical Officer
  • Ecological Consultant
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Agricultural Technician
  • Museum Collections Technician
  • Museum Curator
  • Taxonomist
  • Land Management Officer
  • Zoo Keeper

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analysis and Experimental Design
  • Freshwater Ecology
  • Marine and Estuarine Ecology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Plant Physiology and Ecology
  • Animal Behaviour

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

120-180

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23274 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4880 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Fees (Domestic): NZD 7,325 per year
  • Fees (International): NZD 34,245 per year

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Science (Research) - Ecology and Biodiversity
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