Why study the Master of Conservation Biology

The Master of Conservation Biology is an ideal program if you wish to expand your career prospects into a wide range of government, conservation and resource management agencies. It covers the integrative disciplines of conservation, ecology and biodiversity and focuses on the problems of restoring and maintaining viable populations of animal and plant species, and natural and managed ecosystems. It will equip you with a comprehensive theoretical understanding of conservation biology, as well as the required practical training and skills obtained through trips to some of Australia's most unique field sites.

Summary

  • Program code
    5551
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 2 (30 Jun, 2017)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    24
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 9

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in botany, ecology, evolution, zoology or an approved discipline, with UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 on a 7 point scale.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Master of Conservation Biology are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Master of Conservation Biology. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with the General Award Rules. The General Award Rules, along with other policies and regulations, can be found on the University Rules page.

Further study options

Graduates of the Master of Conservation Biology have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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