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Master of Conservation Biology

  • Masters (Coursework)

Enhance your skills and knowledge and make a difference to the environment with postgraduate study of conservation biology.

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Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
4 trimesters full-time
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In person

About this course

Human impact, loss of biodiversity and a growing awareness of environmental change make conservation biology more important every day.Linking conservation, ecology, biodiversity and sustainability, the Master of Conservation Biology is a one-year, 180-point professional Master's. You'll get the scientific expertise you need to do conservation work in New Zealand and around the world.Wellington is an international hot spot for biodiversity and studying with the School of Biological Sciences you'll learn from world leaders in conservation practice-internationally respected scientists whose work informs the management of New Zealand's unique biota.Using theoretical and field-based approaches in a range of terrestrial and marine environments, you'll explore the processes of conservation biology. Examine internationally renowned examples of conservation best practice in action, and gain skills in experimental design, the collection and analysis of data and the presentation of research results.You'll graduate with the expertise to make a valuable contribution to the conservation of the natural environment.

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