Prerequisites Bachelor's degree in botany, ecology, evolution, zoology, or an approved discipline with GPA of 5 on a 7 point scale. International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International. English proficiency: IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy. How to apply? Applications must be lodged through UQ International. Closing date: To commence study in semester 2 - April 1 of the year of commencement. This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Months of entry
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.
The program consists of 12 courses each worth 2 units for a total of 24 units and can be completed in one year.
This is a quota-based program and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee entry into the program.
Information for international students
http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/english-language-requirements http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/student-visas http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/application-instructions http://www.uq.edu.au/international-students/svp http://www.immi.gov.au/Study/Pages/student-visa-assessment-levels.aspx
Fees and funding
Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 48700
Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.
(To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.)
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- UQ International
- +61 3 8676 7004