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Master of Wildlife Management (MWLM)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Wildlife Management (MWLM) degree is a three-semester 180-point postgraduate degree designed to train students with the skills necessary for employment in some aspect of wildlife or ecological management or research.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MWLM

About this course

The Master of Wildlife Management (MWLM) degree is a three-semester 180-point postgraduate degree designed to train students with the skills necessary for employment in some aspect of wildlife or ecological management or research. Other important goals of the course are to develop in students: an understanding of the ecological basis of conservation, harvest management and pest control.skills in handling, marking, observing and surveying wild animals.an appreciation of the practical realities of wildlife management from the administrative and legal points of view.a knowledge of the biology, ecology and behaviour of wild animals in New Zealand.skills in communicating about the management of, and scientific research of, ecological communities. Verbal presentations, debating, dealing with the media, popular science writing and scientific report writing are all emphasised and taught.

Study locations

Dunedin