It integrates conservation, ecology and biodiversity – with a focus on the problems of restoring and maintaining viable populations of animal and plant species, and natural and managed ecosystems – so you can better confront complex conservation problems.
This Master of Conservation Biology offered at the University of Queensland is taught by world-class experts, in an intensive mode that allows you to complete the equivalent of one and a half academic years in just 12 months.
You'll deepen your understanding of all aspects of biodiversity and conservation, environmental philosophy, national and international conservation policy, and systematic conservation decision-making processes.
In addition to advanced-level coursework, you'll complete more than a month of fieldwork at unique sites, including subtropical rainforests, national parks, outback Australia, UQ’s Heron Island and Moreton Bay research stations, and the Solomon Islands.
- Study at UQ, the world’s leading university for biodiversity conservation research.
- Gain a comprehensive education in the ecosystems and evolutionary potential of the world’s flora and fauna.
- Complete field work at unique sites and research stations.
- Deepen your understanding of all aspects of biodiversity and conservation, environmental philosophy, national and international conservation policy.
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- Conservation & Wildlife Biology
- Sampling Design & Analysis in Conservation Science
- Conservation in Context
- Conservation Policy
- Strategies for Business Sustainability and Innovation
- Environmental Philosophy
- Marine Conservation
- Geographical Information Systems
- 18 months
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DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation Ecology View 44 other Masters in Biology in Australia
CRICOS CODE : 082609K
- Bachelor degree in the same discipline (botany, ecology, evolution, zoology); or Graduate Certificate in Conservation Biology. UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 on a 7 point scale.
International40896 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 40896 AUD per year during 18 months.
National29540 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29540 AUD per year during 18 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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