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Conservation at UQ

Study at UQ and tackle some of the biggest issues facing the modern world.

Learn from the best

Join the world's #1 university for biodiversity conservation research (CWUR 2017).

You'll learn from industry experts and internationally renowned academics, and conduct hands-on research in some of the world's best locations.

Gain a world-class education and help secure the world's biological diversity.

Find out how
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Get to know our programs

Discover how you can study conservation at UQ

More ways to study

We have scholarships available to help you through, or short study options for you to try us out.

Conservation scholarships
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Conservation scholarships

UQ offers scholarships of up to A$10,000 for international students studying the Master of Conservation Biology.

Study Abroad
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Study Abroad

If a short study experience is more your speed, UQ offers one and two semester options as part of our Study Abroad program.

Download the careers guide

Studying at UQ can lead to a range of exciting jobs in conservation and environmental management. Download the guide to learn more.

Make a real difference to the world around you

My qualifications expanded my career opportunities by providing me with a broad range of knowledge in conservation and environmental science that I could use anywhere in the world.

Morgan Rubanow, Master of Conservation Science