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Resource Conservation Biology

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

12 months
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1750 USD/year
1750 USD/year
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About

The Resource Conservation Biology (MSc) from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg degree prepares individuals interested in working in the conservation field.

Overview

Key facts

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.

Career Opportunities

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

190 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

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.
Additional Entry Requirements
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD per year during 12 months.

R 25 040 

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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