Deepen your expertise of how organisms interact with each other and their environments, and be part of the solution for protecting our natural world.
Ecology and conservation biology are vital for solving the environmental challenges our society is facing today.
Led by internationally renowned conservation experts, gain real-world experience in solving ecological problems by conducting extensive fieldwork in a range of rainforest, outback, and marine environments.
In your final year, you’ll undertake your own independent research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor and present your findings to the scientific community.
Deepen your scientific expertise by combining your specialisation with a major or minors from a wide range of science disciplines. Or broaden your skill set even further by choosing from 46 minors in other study areas, including languages, communication, design and economics.
You’ll be well equipped to tackle global issues such as biodiversity loss, climate change, diminishing natural resources and the environmental impacts of human activity.
Employment demand has risen strongly over the past 5 years, with roles available in government departments and agencies, private industry and environmental organisations.
With a qualification in advanced science, you’ll be well placed to progress into a higher degree by research and kickstart a rewarding career in conservation research.