Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Conservation Biology

6 months
20960 AUD/year
19480 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Conservation Biology program at University of Queensland is suitable for botany, ecology, evolution, or zoology graduates seeking further education in conservation issues.


This 6-month Conservation Biology program at University of Queensland will show you how to use science to support conservation strategies and policies. 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.

To help you organise your study around professional and personal commitments, this program provides domestic students with the flexibility to complete their studies part-time in 12 months.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Endangered species ecologist
  • Biodiversity educator
  • National parks and wildlife officer
  • Natural resources manager
  • Policy developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation & Wildlife Biology
  • Sampling Design and Analysis in Conservation Science
  • Conservation Decision-Making
  • Space Invaders: Invasive Species, Field skills & GIS Mapping

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


8 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 105698K

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20960 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    19480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19480 AUD per year during 6 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.


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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