Protected Area Conservation, M.A. | Online (optional) | University of Tasmania | Hobart, Australia
24 months
Duration
35450 AUD/year
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About

This Master of Protected Area Conservation from University of Tasmania will provide you with the knowledge and skills required by contemporary protected area conservation professionals working in middle or senior governance or management roles.

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Overview

Key features

This Master of Protected Area Conservation from University of Tasmania  covers governance, planning and management practice in government, private and community-based protected areas, as well as broader landscape contexts. Terrestrial, freshwater and marine protected areas are addressed. 

You will apply skills in governance, planning, and management to address complex conservation problems across landscapes and within protected areas.

 Experiential learning is facilitated through field components within the core units, which involve practical experience of working world activities in natural environments. Students are offered further opportunity to customize their learning through an elective facilitating exploration of conservation topics in Tasmania as well as a capstone professional placement unit in the final year of study.

Career Outcomes

There are diverse opportunities across government, private and not-for-profit industries. The range of knowledge and skills suit work in any landscape with natural values, including highly urbanised environments, agricultural landscapes as well as areas protected for recreation and conservation.

These include eco-tourism, natural area management, protection and interpretation, emergency management and planning, and natural resource management. Jobs will generally be advertised under the following titles:

  • Environmental planner
  • Environmental manager
  • Environmental scientist
  • Eco-tourism operator/manager
  • Natural resource officer/manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Protected Area Management Plans
  • Exploring Conservation in Tasmania
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Marine Protected Area Management
  • Environmental Geographic Information Science 
  • Marine and Antarctic Environments and their Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date.

Language

English
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

200 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

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

  •  CRICOS: 106222E 
  • Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects, and meet English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.
  • For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship or prior studies in English in an approved country, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided.
  • Candidates for the Master of Protected Area Conservation shall be qualified for entry if they hold a bachelor degree in any discipline at the University of Tasmania or hold other tertiary qualification(s) deemed by the College to be equivalent for this purpose.  

Tuition Fee

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    35450 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35450 AUD per year during 24 months.

If you’re a domestic postgraduate student, you might be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Protected Area Conservation.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
32192 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship (TGRS)
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
ASEAN Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Track to Tasmania Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Tasmanian International Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
32192 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships
Merit-based

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University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

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ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Australia Awards Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 AUD
Deadline
01 Mar 2025
Southern Cross University Academic Excellence MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 Nov 2024
Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Australian Government Department of Education
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
SP Jain School of Global Management - Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Destination Australia
Merit-based

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Province of Lower Austria
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Anytime
International Student Accommodation Support Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
George Murrell Shoulders Scholarship
Merit-based

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George Murrell Shoulders
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Pathways Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Excellence Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
International MVC Scholarship
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Access Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
20 Sep 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
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