The Resource Conservation Biology (MSc) from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg cover various aspects of resource conservation biology, including population ecology, population and species distribution modelling, conservation planning, biogeochemical nutrient cycling, ecosystem function, modern approaches to savanna management, fire ecology, rural resource conservation and statistical research design.
- Nature conservation: national or conservation agencies, private wildlife enterprises, environmental NGOs, environmental consultancy.
- Environmental Impact Assessment.
- Commerce and industry: private consulting firms, environmental divisions of large corporations, marketing, scientific services, mining and forestry companies.
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- Conserving Biodiversity: Foundations
- Statistical Research & Design
- Sustaining Populations & Resources: Foundations
- Sustaining Populations & Resources: Frontiers
- Management of African Savannas
- Maintaining Ecosystem Processes: Foundations
- EIAs- Concepts and Critical Review
- Sustainability Leadership
- Energy and Environment
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, National
- Deadline passed, International
DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation View 3 other Masters in Biodiversity & Conservation in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Masters by coursework and research report:
- A Bachelor of Science with Honours from Wits or another university
- A graduate of this or another university who holds a degree in another faculty whose curriculum has ordinarily extended over not less than four academic years of full-time study.
- A BSc Honours or equivalent four year degree with a good understanding of ecology. Acceptance into certain courses may be restricted to applicants with relevant undergraduate course credits.
International2341 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2341 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National2341 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2341 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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