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Conservation Biology

University of Queensland

18 months
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40896 AUD/year
29540 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Conservation Biology offered at the University of Queensland will show you how to use science to support conservation strategies and policies.

Overview

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.

Program highlights

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40896 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40896 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    29540 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29540 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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