12 months
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28368 USD/year
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About

The Master of Biosecurity and Conservation from University of Auckland enables you to pursue advanced study in your area of interest with the opportunity to work on independent research. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You will work on a wide range of biosecurity, biodiversity and conservation topics, and network with future employers, gaining the confidence and skills to contribute to the rapidly growing fields of biosecurity and conservation.

Skill development includes writing risk assessments for new-to-New Zealand species, developing incursion response plans, biodiversity management plans and research proposals, as well as gaining advanced science communication skills.

Career 

As a graduate of the Master of Biosecurity and Conservation programme at University of Auckland  you will be skilled in a focused area of expertise, and better equipped to find employment in your chosen field. The MSc is a vital qualification if you want to pursue employment in a research-led area, or progress further academically.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biosecurity and Invasion Biology
  • Weed and Pest Management
  • Biodiversity Management and Conservation
  • Entomology and Biosecurity
  • Advanced Behavioural Ecology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

120 or 240

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Taught/Research 120 points

  • You must have completed one year of postgraduate study, following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 5.0.

Taught/Research 240 points  

  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree in science in a similar field to your intended specialisation at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28368 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5056 USD per year during 12 months.
    • Domestic: NZ$8,625.60 – $9,996
    • International: NZ$48,386 – $48,622

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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