Master On Campus

Conservation Biology

University of Wollongong

24 months
31392 AUD/year
27072 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Conservation Biology at University of Wollongong is designed for students who seek further knowledge and skills in the biological sciences, or seek to qualify for a postgraduate research degree.


The Master of Conservation Biology from University of Wollongong is a unique course as it provides you with the opportunity to extend your technical knowledge and use it to determine your competency in the specific discipline before choosing one of the three possible pathways (research or technical or management).

What you will study

  • Areas covered include conservation biology, ecological and evolutionary physiology, marine and terrestrial ecology, and fisheries and aquaculture. 
  • Additional preparatory subjects focus on laboratory work and science communication skills. 
  • Candidates with appropriate qualifications and laboratory skills will be awarded credit for these subjects.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Responsible Research
  • Fundamentals of Science Communication
  • Fundamentals of Science Data, IT and Emerging Technologies
  • Evolution and Behaviour
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised Bachelor of Science degree that includes introductory level subjects in the areas of general biology, ecology, genetics, evolution, physiology and statistics, or equivalent.
  • CRICOS: 097267D

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31392 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 62784 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    27072 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54144 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Wollongong

1600 - 2200 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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